Charlotte City Council

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Charlotte City Council
Type
Type
Leadership
Dan Clodfelter (D)
since April 9, 2014
Mayor Pro Tem
Michael Barnes (D)
since December 2013
Structure
Seats 11
Political groups

Majority (9)

Minority (2)

Elections
Last election
November 5, 2013
Meeting place
Charlotte-Mecklenburg Government Center
600 East Fourth Street
Website
Website

The Charlotte City Council is the legislative body of the City of Charlotte and forms part of a council–manager system of government. The Council is made up of eleven members and the Mayor. Four Council Members are elected at-large with the other seven representing districts. Though elected separately, the Mayor presides over City Council meetings. A Mayor Pro Tem is elected by the City Council Members to preside when the Mayor is absent.[1]

At-Large[edit]

District Council Member Party Notes
AL Michael Barnes [2] D Mayor Pro Tem
AL Claire Green Fallon D
AL David Howard D
AL Vi Lyles D

Districts[edit]

District Council Member Party Notes
1 Patsy Kinsey D
2 Al Austin D
3 LaWana Mayfield D
4 Gregory Phipps D
5 John Autry D
6 Kenny Smith R
7 Ed Driggs R

Election Results[edit]

2013[edit]

Charlotte City Council At-Large 2013 General Election Results[3]
Name Party Straight Party Votes Direct Votes Direct Votes Percentage of Total Votes Total Votes Percentage of all Votes Result
Michael D. Barnes Democrat 26,827 28,009 51.08% 54,836 15.32% Elected
Vi Alexander Lyles Democrat 26,827 26,900 50.07% 53,727 15.01% Elected
David Howard Democrat 26,827 25,945 49.16% 52,772 14.74% Elected
Claire Green Fallon Democrat 26,827 20,469 43.28% 47,296 13.21% Elected
Ken Harris, Jr. Republican 15,114 26,648 63.81% 41,762 11.67% Defeated
Vanessa Faura Republican 15,114 18,802 55.44% 33,916 9.48% Defeated
Dennis Peterson Republican 15,114 17,966 54.31% 33,080 9.24% Defeated
Mark Frietch Republican 15,114 17,596 53.79% 32,710 9.14% Defeated
Eric A. Cable Libertarian 191 7,411 97.49% 7,602 2.12% Defeated
Write-in Write-in n/a 239 100.00% 239 0.07% Defeated
Charlotte City Council by District 2013 General Election Results[3]
District Name Party Total Votes Percentage of All Votes in District Result
1 Patsy Kinsey Democrat 9,912 97.70% Elected
1 Lee Sowers Write-in 39 0.38% Defeated
1 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 194 1.91% Defeated
2 Alvin (Al) Austin Democrat 9,979 80.17% Elected
2 Darryl Broome Republican 2,459 19.75% Defeated
2 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 10 0.08% Defeated
3 LaWana Mayfield Democrat 7,541 77.43% Elected
3 C. Travis Wheat Libertarian 444 4.56% Defeated
3 Eric Netter Republican 1,733 17.79% Defeated
3 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 21 0.22% Defeated
4 Greg Phipps Democrat 7,429 66.89% Elected
4 Michael Zytkow Independent 3,653 32.89% Defeated
4 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 24 0.22% Defeated
5 John Autry Democrat 8,111 98.83% Elected
5 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 96 1.17% Defeated
6 Kenny Smith Republican 15,004 98.33% Elected
6 Kate Payerle Write-in 14 0.09% Defeated
6 Doug Wrona Write-in 8 0.05% Defeated
6 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 233 1.53% Defeated
7 Ed Driggs Republican 11,319 71.91% Elected
7 Nakari Burton Democrat 4,411 28.02% Defeated
7 Write-in Miscellaneous Write-in 10 0.06% Defeated

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://charmeck.org/city/charlotte/CityCouncil/AboutUs/Pages/home.aspx
  2. ^ Michael Barnes
  3. ^ a b "Mecklenburg County, North Carolina Municipal Election Results for November 5, 2013". Raleigh, North Carolina: North Carolina State Board of Elections via Clarity Elections.com. Retrieved 1 April 2014.