Timeline and Next Steps
The Charlotte City Council's timeline to complete the redistricting process:
Nov. 8: The City Council will vote to adopt a district map based on 2020 census data.
Nov. 12: The city will notify the Mecklenburg County Board of Elections if a final, revised map will be available by Nov. 17, in accordance with law.
Nov. 17: The city's deadline to provide a revised, adopted, district map to the local board of elections, in accordance with law.
If the city does not provide a revised district map to the local board of elections by Nov. 17, the new deadline for the City Council to adopt and submit revised districts is Dec. 17. The period for candidates to file for the 2022 election then moves from Dec. 6-17, 2021, to Jan. 3-7, 2022.
Charlotte's municipal primary election will be held March 8, 2022, and the municipal general election will be on April 26, 2022.