Mary C. Curtis: Takeaways From Election Night 2019
CHARLOTTE, NC —Voters in Mecklenburg county reject one of the biggest items on Tuesday’s ballot, a quarter-cent sales tax increase.
The sales tax would have generated an estimated $50 million a year for the arts, parks and schools.
As for the mayor’s race incumbent Democrat Vi Lyles has been re-elected for a second term.
She easily beat republican challenger David Rice.
Political contributor Mary C. Curtis discusses some of the biggest takeaways from the election.