Candidate Support and Voter Registration

Voting is Power

Virtual Non-Partisan Political Forum Meet the candiates and ask questions Saturday, October 3 2PM – 5PM • Governor • NC Council of State • Judges • County Commissioners To see the YouTube Video of this Panel click below Click here Saturday, October 10 2PM – 5PM • US House and Senate • 9th & 12th …

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Democracy NC, Early Voting 2020

Early Voting 2020

A Message From Democracy NC Early Voting for the 2020 Primary Election kicks off Thursday February 13th — and you don’t want to miss out! You can register (in case you have not) and vote during North Carolina’s 17-day Early Voting period, beginning February 13, through Saturday, February 29 (Leap Day). It’s your chance to …

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Meck’s Pink Wave Within The Blue

by Mary Hopper Mecklenburg voters helped to drastically reshape the delegation that will represent us in Raleigh.  And their vote helped break the super majority that made current legislative actions veto proof. While there was hope breaking the super majority might happen in one house, both the state house and senate became veto proof. Dig …

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Bonds Conclude City and Town Residents’ Ballots

by Mary Hopper Every two years or so, the City of Charlotte places various bond issues on the ballot to pay for needs identified by a combination of staff, City Council and citizen input. Once City staff helps compile and cost out the list (, they remain neutral, leaving funding for, and the running of, …

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Meck Soil and Water Conservation Candidates

Updated September 28, 2020. –The following article is about the 2018 election. For an up to date article on the 2020 candidates for MCSWCD please visit this link on our home page. by Mary Hopper Six are vying for the two non-partisan slots as Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisors.  Barbara Bleiweis has a real …

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Remember to VOTE on Nov 6 Don’t know who to vote for?  Don’t know who’s on your ballot?  Don’t understand the proposed constitutional amendments? Compare Candidate Statements and Find Early Voting and Election Day Information With the Vote411 .org Nonpartisan Voter Guide. Sponsored by The League of Women Voters of Charlotte Mecklenburg #CharlotteWomensMarch #Vote411 #LeagueOfWomenVoters

NC’s Unnecessary Constitutional Amendments

by Brian O’Leary and Vennie Bobis There are six proposed amendments to the  Constitution of the State of North Carolina that will be on the ballot during the election this November 6th. Unlike some other states, North Carolina does not frequently amend its constitution. The last amendments were the 2012 amendment to ban gay marriage, which was later …

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A Woman’s Perspective On Issues

SAVE THE DATES! The League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg, in coalition with other Charlotte nonprofit, nonpartisan women and allied organizations, invites you to attend CANDIDATES’ FORUM – A WOMAN’S PERSPECTIVE ON ISSUES    Thursday September 20, 2018, 6 to 8 pm NC State Senate and Mecklenburg County Commissioners Tuesday, September 25, 2018, 6 to …

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DA Candidate Forum

Join us Monday, April 30 7:00 p.m. for a community forum with  Mecklenburg County DA candidates Spencer Merriweather and Toussaint Romain to discuss the critical role of the District Attorney in creating an equitable, responsible justice system that protects the health and safety of all Charlotte citizens. All are welcome to attend. First United Methodist Church 501 N …

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Sheriff Candidate Questionnaire

The Charlotte Women’s March organization surveyed Mecklenburg Sheriff candidates  for their views on a variety of issues.  Read a summary of their responses to the questionnaire by clicking on the links below:   Mecklenburg Sheriff Candidate – Irwin Carmichael response to CWM Questionnaire             Mecklenburg Sheriff Candidate – Antoine Ensley …

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County Commissioner Candidate Questionnaire

The Charlotte Women’s March organization surveyed Mecklenburg County Commission candidates who face opposition in their May 8th primary races for their views on a variety of issues.  (FYI: no Republican candidate was surveyed as none face inter-party opposition in the primary.)  Read a summary of the candidates responses to the questionnaire by clicking on the links below: …

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Candidate Endorsement Links

Charlotte Women’s March (CWM) does NOT endorse candidates. In making make your election choices, we recommend that you visit the sites of other organizations whose values you support and that DO endorse candidates. We will continue to discuss issues that concern us on our web and Facebook platforms. Hopefully, in this way, we’ll help you …

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