2019 Charlotte mayoral election

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2019 Charlotte mayoral election
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Nominee Vi Lyles David Rice
Party Democratic Republican
Popular vote 70,624 20,408
Percentage 77.23 22.32

Mayor before election

Vi Lyles
Democratic

Elected Mayor

Vi Lyles
Democratic

The 2019 mayoral election in Charlotte, North Carolina, was held on Tuesday, November 5, 2019. A primary was held on September 10, 2019. A primary runoff, if needed, would have been October 8, 2019, but one was not needed because incumbent Mayor Vi Lyles handily won the Democratic primary.[1] The filing deadline for this election was July 19, 2019.[2]

Mayor Lyles, first elected for a two-year term in 2017, was eligible to seek re-election. She was re-elected in a landslide over Republican David Rice.

Democratic primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

Primary results[edit]

Democratic primary results[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vi Lyles (incumbent) 60,089 86.61
Democratic Roderick Davis 2,945 4.24
Democratic Lucille Puckett 2,894 4.17
Democratic Joel Odom 2,526 3.64
Democratic Tigress Sydney Acute McDaniel 924 1.33
Total votes 69,378 100

Republican primary[edit]

Candidates[edit]

Declared[edit]

  • David Michael Rice[3]

General election[edit]

Results[edit]

Charlotte mayoral election, 2019
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Vi Lyles (incumbent) 70,624 77.23
Republican David Michael Rice 20,408 22.32
Total votes 91,032 100
Democratic hold

References[edit]

  1. ^ NC State Board of Elections
  2. ^ Mecklenburg County Board of Elections
  3. ^ a b c d Mecklenburg Board of Elections
  4. ^ Charlotte Observer
  5. ^ Tweet by Joe Bruno, reporter for WSOC-TV.
  6. ^ "CITY OF CHARLOTTE MAYOR - DEM (VOTE FOR 1)". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved September 15, 2019.