Early voting in the city primaries started Thursday. There are Democratic and Republican primaries for mayor. There are Democratic council primaries for at-large seats and those in Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5. There’s a Republican primary in District 6. Davie Hinshaw The Charlotte Observer
Early voting in the city primaries started Thursday. There are Democratic and Republican primaries for mayor. There are Democratic council primaries for at-large seats and those in Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5. There’s a Republican primary in District 6. Davie Hinshaw The Charlotte Observer

Elections

Early voting ends Saturday for Charlotte mayor, council. What you need to know.

August 23, 2017 1:00 PM

So are you ready to cast a ballot in Charlotte’s primary election? You don’t have much longer to vote early.

Early voting in the city primaries ends Saturday.

Who can I vote for?

Mayor and city council races are on the ballot. (School board races are not.)

There are Democratic and Republican primaries for mayor. There are Democratic council primaries for at-large seats and those in Districts 1, 2, 4 and 5. There’s a Republican primary in District 6.

What does it take to win the primary?

A candidate needs 40 percent of the vote to win. If no one hits that, there will be a runoff on Oct. 10.

Where can I vote early?

On Friday, you can vote from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hal Marshall Center, 618 N. College St.

Vote at eight other sites 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday.

The final day of early voting at all sites will be Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The other sites:

▪ Beatties Ford Road Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road.

▪ Independence Regional Library, 6000 Conference Road.

▪ Main Library, 310 N. Tryon St.

▪ SouthPark, 2100 Rexford Road (a new site).

▪ South County Regional Library, 5801 Rea Road.

▪ Steele Creek Library, 13620 Steele Creek Road.

▪ University City (Old Pier 1), 8802 JW Clay Blvd (a new site).

▪ West Boulevard Library, 2157 West Blvd.

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