Charlotte City Council Selects State Sen. Dan Clodfelter as Mayor

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The Charlotte City Council has voted to appoint State Senator Dan Clodfelter to complete the unexpired term of former mayor Patrick Cannon, which runs until December 2015. 

Clodfelter has served as a member of the North Carolina State Senate since 1999, representing portions of Mecklenburg County. He will resign his Senate seat to assume the office of Mayor on Tuesday. From 1987-1993, he was a member of Charlotte City Council, and had previously served on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission. 

Clodfelter will be sworn in on Wednesday.

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