Click here for a spreadsheet, by races across Mecklenburg County.
A quick snapshot, by categories:
- Fictional characters - Bugs Bunny (school board); Mickey Mouse (city council, Charlotte mayor, Matthews commissioner, school board); Alf (school board, Davidson mayor); Zorro (city council); Sponge Bob (city council).
- Athletes and coaches - Brad Hoover (school board); Steve Smith (city council); Larry Brown (city council, school board); John Fox (city council); Bobby Lutz (city council).
- Political statements - None of the above; U.S. Constitution; Someone who won't raise taxes.
- Only in Charlotte - Ric Flair (city council); No Streetcar; Crisspy Shabazz (aspiring local actor - various offices); Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Mint Hill mayor).
- Doug Miller