Mayor Anthony Foxx ended speculation today by announcing that he will not seek re-election this year. Foxx, a Democrat, is serving his second term. He is reportedly a candidate for U.S. Department of Transportation secretary. Foxx has not said what he will do after his term ends. In his three-page statement, Mayor Foxx said, “I […]

Via: Charlotte Observer Voters ended more than two decades of Republican leadership in Charlotte Tuesday by electing Democrat Anthony Foxx the city’s second African-American mayor and the youngest in memory. Foxx won Charlotte’s closest mayoral race in years, taking just over 51 percent of the vote over Republican John Lassiter in unofficial totals. At a […]