mayor http://wfae.org en WFAE Talks Cannon and The Daily Show, Political B-Roll, A Failed Charter School http://wfae.org/post/wfae-talks-cannon-and-daily-show-political-b-roll-failed-charter-school <p>Tom Bullock steps in for Ben Bradford on this week's show. Greg, Lisa and Tom discuss the race for Charlotte mayor and Patrick Cannon's recognition on the <em>The Daily Show</em>. Plus, the production assist that some candidates are giving third-party interest groups, and a charter school in Charlotte that shuts down before the school year ends.</p><p> Fri, 04 Apr 2014 18:13:12 +0000 Greg Collard, Lisa Miller & Tom Bullock 48369 at http://wfae.org WFAE Talks Cannon and The Daily Show, Political B-Roll, A Failed Charter School As Charlotte Grows, GOP Precincts Get Some Blue http://wfae.org/post/charlotte-grows-gop-precincts-get-some-blue <p>With the primary elections for the City of Charlotte concluded and the candidates for city offices selected, can any analysis be done in looking at the fall’s general election for the Queen City?</p><p>An analytical approach known as the “partisan voting index,” or PVI, can give us a sense of how each of the county’s 195 precincts politically “behave” in their voting patterns.</p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 02:07:33 +0000 Michael Bitzer 35235 at http://wfae.org As Charlotte Grows, GOP Precincts Get Some Blue Democratic Mayoral Candidates Debate Before Primary http://wfae.org/post/democratic-mayoral-candidates-debate-primary <p>Charlotte’s mayoral primaries are a little less than a week away. Four Democrats and two Republicans will vie on the ballot to replace former mayor Anthony Foxx. Today, the Democratic candidates met for a debate sponsored by the League of Women Voters. WFAE’s Ben Bradford attended the debate, and he joined All Things Considered host Mark Rumsey for an overview of those candidates.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 23:26:06 +0000 Ben Bradford 34648 at http://wfae.org Small Town Mayor Still Serving A Year After He Tried To Retire http://wfae.org/post/small-town-mayor-still-serving-year-after-he-tried-retire <p>Disputes over election results are somewhat common when the vote is close, and they usually get resolved. But there was no resolution to the disputed mayoral election in the town of Mt. Gilead, N.C.</p> Fri, 21 Sep 2012 15:38:01 +0000 Duncan McFadyen 6877 at http://wfae.org Small Town Mayor Still Serving A Year After He Tried To Retire