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November 05, 2013 at 10:37 PM
Charlotte City Council races decided
Jeff Atkinson


Democrats will hold on to their 9-2 majority when the new Charlotte City Council is sworn in next month.

In the At-Large race, Democrats won all four seats. 

Two newcomers to the At-Large seats are Michael Barnes, who moves from his district seat to At-Large and former assistant city manager Vi Lyles.

Incumbents David Howard and Claire Fallon won the other two At-Large seats.

The district races went as predicted.

In the races that were contested:  Al Austin won in District 2.  LaWana Mayfield is declared the winner in District 3.  Greg Phipps won District 4. And Republican Ed Driggs in GOP-leaning District 7.

Live in the newsroom.. Jeff Atkinson WBT News.


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