• Patrick Cannon Timeline


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - 1993: Patrick Cannon served as councilman for District 3.

    2001: Patrick Cannon wins at-large council seat.

    2001 - 2005: Cannon serves as mayor pro tem.

    2005: Cannon announced he would run for mayor but abruptly withdraws three months later.

    2009: Cannon again seeks at-large seat again.

    Sept. 13, 2013: Patrick Cannon wins primary for Democratic Party for Charlotte mayor.

    Nov. 5, 2013: Cannon beats Edwin Peacock in the Charlotte mayoral race

    Jan. 2013 – Feb. 2014: According to a complaint, Cannon allegedly accepted over $48,000 in cash, airline tickets, a hotel room and use of a luxury apartment from undercover agents

    Feb. 21, 2014: Cannon allegedly accepted $20,000 in cash in the mayor’s office.

    March 26, 2014: Cannon arrested and charged with federal counts of theft and bribery.  Cannon resigns from Charlotte mayor later that day.

    April 7, 2014: Dan Clodfelter is elected as new mayor of Charlotte. He will service until December 2015.

    June 2, 2014: Plea deal is expected in the Cannon corruption case.

    June 2, 2014: Bill of Information details Cannon involvement with strip club proposal

    June 3, 2014: Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon pleads guilty

    June 4, 2014: U.S. Attorney: Cannon federal corruption investigation not over

    June: 10, 2014: Former Charlotte mayor posts selfie

    Aug. 26, 2014: Former Charlotte mayor could be sentenced next week

    Sept. 8, 2014: Patrick Cannon's attorney asks for delay in sentencing

    Oct. 14, 2014: Cannon sentenced to 44 months in jail for corruption

    Nov. 4, 2014: Patrick Cannon cast a ballot in the 2014 general election, according to officials with the Board of Elections. As a convicted felon, he is not allowed to vote.

    Nov. 6, 2014: Patrick Cannon gets house arrest after he admitted to voting in the election. It was also announced Cannon will have to report the federal prison in Morgantown, West Virginia by Nov. 18.


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