Q&A: What to Know About Charlotte City Council Redistricting
Britt Clampitt
Redistricting Q andA

Why not establish an eighth City Council district?

Explain the law or rationale that allows politicians to draw the district boundaries.

Is there a map option that would adversely impact a particular council member or party? In other words, would a historically safe district for one party be up for a serious challenger from the opposing party as a result of one of these maps?

How does the redistricting, account for independent or unaffiliated voters?

What is the process for narrowing down the existing three draft maps to just one for city council vote?