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The AAC Endorsement Process

Thoughout the year, the African American Caucus welcomes all Democratic elected officials and candidates for office to participate in our meetings and speak to our members.  As elections approach, the Caucus will meet and vote on candidates to endorse. 

 

The AAC will generally evaluate candidate endorsements on the following criteria:

  • Alignment with AAC purpose, mission, and objectives;

  • Platform to serve the African American residents of Mecklenburg County;

  • Engagement with the Caucus;

  • Willingness to propose and support legislation and policies to enrich the lives of African Americans;

  • Track record and demonstrated history of supporting the African American community;

Below are the results of recent candidate endorsements:

On Tuesday, October 17, 2023, the African American Caucus of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party announced our endorsed candidates for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education At-Large.  The election will be held on Tuesday, November 7, 2023. 

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On Tuesday, September 27, 2022, during its General Body Meeting, the African American Caucus of the Mecklenburg County Democratic Party voted to endorese the following candidates for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools Board of Education Districts.  The election will be held on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 

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The AAC-MCDP 2022 "Gold Standard" Democratic Election Guide is a resource for voters to identify all Democratic candidates running for City of Charlotte municipal election. These offices include Mayor and City Council. The election will be held on Tuesday, July 26, 2022. 

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