Arts Vote 2016

The General Election on November 8 is quickly approaching. Get ready for Election Day and meet several candidates running for local office. Review their positions on arts and culture in Charlotte-Mecklenburg, and make informed decisions on November 8.

Each local and state candidate was provided a questionnaire to complete and share their position on arts and culture.

Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners 

North Carolina General Assembly 

View the presidential candidate’s positions on the arts* 

*Prepared by Americans for the Arts Action Fund


The following candidates for Governor, United States Senate and United States House of Representatives did not submit a response: 

  • Pat McCrory, Republican, 2016 Candidate for North Carolina Governor
  • Roy Cooper, Democrat, 2016 Candidate for North Carolina Governor
  • Lon Cecil, Libertarian, 2016 Candidate for North Carolina Governor
  • Richard Burr, Republican, 2016 Candidate for United States Senate
  • Deborah Ross, Democrat, 2016 Candidate for United States Senate
  • Sean Haugh, Libertarian, 2016 Candidate for United States Senate
  • Richard Hudson, Republican, 2016 Candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 8
  • Robert Pittenger, Republican, 2016 Candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 9
  • Christian Cano, Democrat, 2016 Candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 9
  • Alma Adams, Democrat, 2016 Candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 12
  • Leon Threatt, Republican, 2016 Candidate for United States House of Representatives, District 12

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