Charlotte Mayor Elect Vi Lyles, center, is congratulated by family and supporters on Tuesday after defeating Republican Kenny Smith. The victory for Lyles, a Democrat, makes her the first African American female to hold the office.
Charlotte Mayor Elect Vi Lyles, center, is congratulated by family and supporters on Tuesday after defeating Republican Kenny Smith. The victory for Lyles, a Democrat, makes her the first African American female to hold the office. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Charlotte Mayor Elect Vi Lyles, center, is congratulated by family and supporters on Tuesday after defeating Republican Kenny Smith. The victory for Lyles, a Democrat, makes her the first African American female to hold the office. Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com

Democrats score big in Tuesday’s election – and say NC is next

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