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Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board Election And Year Ahead

Lisa Worf

Thursday, October 22

Charlotte voters head to the polls in just over a week to vote for Mayor and City Council but that’s not all. Voters must also choose who will sit on the next Charlotte/Mecklenburg School Board. Nine candidates are running for three at-large seats – two incumbents and seven challengers. With a number of key decisions facing the board in the coming year, this will prove to be an important election and we take a closer look at the candidates.


Lisa Worf - Reporter and Assistant News Director at WFAE

Ann Doss Helms - Education Reporter for The Charlotte Observer


The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education is holding a forum about student assignment on Tuesday, October 27th, 4-6pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church. Details.