Part 1: At-large city council candidates join Political Beat as primaries near

CHARLOTTE — Charlotte is just weeks away from the start of voting in the city primary elections, and only Democrats will have primary races this fall.

Six candidates are competing for the four spots that move on to the November general election in the Charlotte City Council at-large race.

The Political Beat’s Joe Bruno sat down with District 3 Representative Victoria Watlington, UNC Charlotte student Ben Copeland, and incumbent at-large Representative Lawanna Slack-Mayfield to discuss the top priorities that set them apart in the electoral race.

>> In the video at the top of this story, Joe Bruno speaks with three of the six candidates about changes they hope to bring to Queen City.

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