Democratic nominee Vi Lyles won the mayoral race in Charlotte on Tuesday against her Republican opponent Kenny Smith. Lyles is the first African American woman to take that office in Charlotte.
Lyles won 59 percent to Smith’s 40.7 percent. A map from North Carolina’s State Board of Elections shows that Lyles won the vote through a majority in each district except for 6 and 7, which is most of south Charlotte and where City Council seats went to two Republicans.
Here is a breakdown of how each precinct voted in Mecklenburg County. You can view the interactive map here.
Charlotte’s City Council will continue to hold a 9-2 majority, with all four at-large candidates being democrats. You can see the unofficial results of the at-large candidates below.
|Braxton Winston II||DEM||69,868||16.50%|
|James (Smuggie) Mitchell, Jr.||DEM||69,617||16.45%|
|John K. Powell, Jr.||REP||48,185||11.38%|
|David Michael Rice||REP||34,676||8.19%|
|Steven J. DiFiore II||LIB||21,458||5.07%|
Overall, 148,098 out of 705,381 registered voters came out to the polls, or 21 percent.
For other Mecklenburg towns and school board results, click here.