Democrat Vi Lyles easily defeated Republican Kenny Smith on Tuesday to become Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com
Democrat Vi Lyles easily defeated Republican Kenny Smith on Tuesday to become Charlotte’s first African-American female mayor. Davie Hinshaw dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Vi Lyles was tempted to go negative on GOP’s Smith. ‘But you have to be who you are.’

November 08, 2017 11:32 AM