Candidate Support and Voter Registration

Lillian’s List Challenge!

When We Give Together, We WIN! The committed women and men of the Charlotte Women’s March organization understand that to change the landscape of the North Carolina General Assembly, we must rally around outstanding candidates to donate, volunteer and get out the vote! Exciting special election wins in recent months dramatically illustrate the power of …

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We Need YOU

by Mary Hopper Job opportunities for women passionate about issues Looking for a job where passion and enthusiasm count for more than credentials? Better yet, a job that allows you to acquire new skills that might pay off long term?  It can be part or full-time, adjusts to your availability, is rewarding and is guaranteed to …

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Power to the (NC) Polls

by Mary Hopper. Rarely has a theme had more relevance than the call for “Power to the Polls.” Before you think, “I vote, so I have that covered,” we urge you to dig deeper into what Power to the Polls should mean for a concerned citizen. Here’s a quick overview of races and how you can …

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Betty Chafin Rash Knows the Power of the Polls

Prominent Charlotte civic and political leader Betty Chafin Rash is this week’s CWM Woman in the Spotlight. She shared her thoughts on the 2018 political season and how we might plug in, both locally and across the state. Power to the Polls is this year’s national and local Women’s March commitment theme, putting our CWM …

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We Are Democracy 2018

Looking for new ways to make a difference in Mecklenburg County in 2018? Join us Wednesday, March 7, beginning at 6 p.m. for our We Are Democracy 2018 Mecklenburg County Kickoff in Charlotte (Midwood Cultural Center, 1817 Central Ave., Room 210, Charlotte, NC 28205). During this one-of-a-kind workshop, you’ll learn: what’s on the ballot in the important 2018 …

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Stand Up, Davidson!

How We Can Change Politics in North Carolina Join us on February 19th at 7:00 p.m. at Davidson College’s Duke Family Performance Hall to gather knowledge and inspiration from elected officials serving this area. Featuring: • Josh Stein, NC Attorney General • Alma Adams, Congresswoman District 12 • Wayne Goodman, Chair of NC Democratic Party …

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Voting Resource

Inspired by the 2018 Women’s Marches which focused on taking women’s “power to the polls,” we are pleased to announce an all-new woman-focused voting resource now available to order in larger quantities and distribute in your community. Check out a preview of the postcard here. Click here to order your “Women Vote in 2018” postcards …

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NC Democrats announce new candidates

And they’re almost all women. BY WILL DORAN.  News & Observer The wave of women signing up to run for political office has hit North Carolina. State Democrats spent Monday announcing nine new candidates – including six women – in their 2018 effort to break Republicans’ veto-proof majority in the state legislature. Rep. Darren Jackson, …

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The Women of November 2017

Tuesday December 19, 2017 6:00 to 8:00 pm The Levine Museum of the New South Hosted by Black Women’s Caucus and Charlotte Women’s March Suggested Individual Donation $35/ Sponsor Donation $100 Click Here to Register Business Attire/ 200 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC 28202 /Parking Free at the Seventh Street Garage/validate ticket at the Guest Services …

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NC District 9 Candidate Dan McCready

Indivisible NC District 9 invites you to a Meet & Greet with NC Congressional Distrtict 9 Candidate Dan McCready. Sunday, November 19, 3:00 – 4:30 PM CHS Waxhaw Hospital Community Room, 2700 Providence Rd S Waxhaw, NC This is an opportunity for NC District 9 voters to meet and and evaluate this candidate in person. Additional …

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Charlotte Women’s “Firsts”

by Mary Hopper. Charlotte Women’s March congratulates Vi Lyles on her mayoral election and sincerely thanks outgoing mayor Jennifer Roberts for her service.   With Lyles’ election, she becomes Charlotte’s first female African American mayor.     CWM takes a look back at some other “firsts” for women elected to City Council. Mayor-elect Lyles As …

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CWM Early Voting Guide

It’s not too late to REGISTER TO VOTE for the upcoming           Mecklenburg County General Election. You can register to vote AND vote during the early voting period—ONE STOP VOTING. You will NOT be able to register to vote on the day of the election, November 7, 2017. EARLY VOTING PERIOD: October …

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Your Primary Vote is Important! Learn More about the Candidates!

With elections near, voters invited to South CLT Candidate Forum Thursday Forum features Q&A with 18 candidates for Charlotte City Council and Mayor  With Charlotte’s primary elections approaching, 13 candidates for city council and 5 candidates for mayoral posts will answer questions Thursday, Aug. 31, at the South CLT Candidate Forum, moderated by former WSOC …

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Early Voting Info

In the City of Charlotte, early voting begins on Thursday, August 24, 2017. If you do not live within the City of Charlotte you will not be able to vote in this primary. Voter registration for the primary ends on Friday, August 18, 2017.  Same-day registration will be available at all early voting sites. EARLY VOTING …

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Vote Sept 12: Help Women Win Office

Primary Voting September 12 Will Lock In Several Seats. by Mary Hopper. While the news media has focused on the large number of millennial candidates in Charlotte’s City Council elections, little attention has been paid to the fact that more women (8 of 12 including the Mayor) are serving on City Council than ever before.  …

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South Charlotte Candidate Forum

Save the Date! Thursday, August 31, 2017   You are invited to the South CLT Candidate Forum to meet and hear the candidates for Mayor, City Council At-Large and City Council Districts 6 and 7 The Forum will be held 6:15 PM-9:00 PM WR Davie Conference Center 4635 Pineville-Matthews Road Charlotte NC 28226 Candidates from all …

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