Raleigh City Council candidates: Who is running

On Oct. 8, 2019, Raleighites will vote on a city council from 27 Raleigh City Council candidates. Voters will choose one mayoral candidate, two at-large candidates and for a candidate from their district (find your district by searching your address at the bottom of this page or by going here to check your jurisdictions.)

Not sure you’re registered to vote? Check here.

Need to register to vote in North Carolina? Here’s the form to fill out.

How late can I register to vote in Wake County? By 5 p.m. Sept. 13.

However, the Wake Co. Board of Elections says: “If you missed the deadline to register, you can register and vote at the same time at any early voting location.

Got a question? Send your questions for a candidates questionnaire to the Raleigh Convergence by the end of August.

Raleigh City Council candidates:

RALEIGH MAYORAL CANDIDATES 

Mary-Ann Baldwin

Zainab Baloch

Charles Francis

George Knott

Caroline Sullivan

Justin L. Sutton

RALEIGH AT-LARGE CANDIDATES

James Garland Bledsoe

Jonathan Melton

Portia Wilson Rochelle

Carlie Allison Spencer

Russ Stephenson (incumbent)

Nicole Stewart (incumbent)

RALEIGH DISTRICT CANDIDATES

DISTRICT A:

Sam Hershey

Joshua Bradley

Patrick Buffkin

DISTRICT B:

David Cox (incumbent)

Brian Fitzsimmons

DISTRICT C:

Shelia Alamin-Khashoggi

Corey Branch (incumbent)

Wanda Hunter

Ricky Scott

DISTRICT D:

Brittany Bryan

Kay Crowder (incumbent)

Saige Martin

April Parker

DISTRICT E:

David Knight

Stef Mendell (incumbent)

How the Raleigh Convergence is covering the election

Your council, your questions. Based on the “citizens agenda” model, the Raleigh Convergence will be sending a questionnaire to candidates based on your most important questions for Raleigh’s future — it’s the Raleighites Agenda. Read more here.

More coverage:

Coming this week: Questions from the Innovate Raleigh forum with the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce.

Stay informed:

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