Election 2022: Bradford, Clark square off again in N.C. House race

Incumbent Republican John Bradford and Democratic challenger Christy Clark are meeting for the third consecutive time – each with a prior victory – in the race for the state General Assembly seat representing N.C House District 98, which includes north Mecklenburg. Early voting for the 2022 election begins Thursday, Oct. 20, and continues through Saturday, Nov. 5. Election day is […]

Election 2022: CMS District 1 candidates highlight qualifications, priorities

Melissa Easley, Hamani Fisher, Bill Fountain, Ro Lawsin and incumbent Rhonda Cheek are seeking to represent north Mecklenburg on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg County Board of Education. Each District 1 candidate provided a summary of their campaign. Rhonda Cheek I am Rhonda Cheek, CMS Board, District 1. I am seeking re-election because District 1 needs experienced and effective leadership on the board […]

Election 2022: Candidates for north Mecklenburg’s seat on county board

Republican Ross Monks and Democrat incumbent Elaine Powell are candidates for the District 1 (northern Mecklenburg) seat on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners. Candidates were asked to introduce themselves and summarize their campaign platforms. Ross Monks I am a husband of 32 years, a father of three grown children and two children-in-law, a grandfather of four, a former U.S. […]

Election 2022: Leone, Marcus square off in state Senate contest

Republican Bonni Leone from Cornelius and Democrat incumbent Natasha Marcus from Davidson are candidates in the race to be the N.C. General Assembly representative for the state’s Senate District 41, which includes north Mecklenburg. Candidates were asked to introduce themselves, summarize their campaigns and state their reasons for seeking office. Bonni Leone My name is Bonni Leone, a business owner […]