→ Election Day
Find your voting place online. In Mecklenburg, go to www.meckboe.org, click on the “Where do I vote?” link and enter your address.
→ On the ballot
In addition to candidates, there are a handful of other measures:
•N.C. constitutional amendment:
The amendment would give defendants the choice to take their case before a judge in a “bench trial” rather than a jury trial. The switch must be approved by the judge and is not available in death-penalty murder cases.
•Mecklenburg sales tax:
Would raise the tax by a quarter-cent, primarily to raise teacher pay but also to raise pay for faculty at Central Piedmont Community College and help the Arts & Science Council and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
•Charlotte bond issues:
City voters will decide whether to approve bonds for $110.96 million for transportation improvements; $15 million for housing and $20 million for neighborhood improvements.
→ Important websites
•N.C. elections board:
•S.C. election commission: