Early voting runs Sept. 17-Oct. 3, with Election Day Oct. 6. During early voting, you can register to vote and cast your ballot on the same day.
Wake County voters who live a district with Board of Education candidates can cast ballots in that contest.
All Raleigh voters can cast ballots in the mayoral and at-large races; for district races, you must live in the district to vote for that candidate. The same conecept applies for Cary residents voting for Town Council.
Wake County Board of Elections: 856-6240, www.wakegov.com/elections
The Indy doesn't endorse in unopposed races. Here are our recommendations for the contested elections.
Wake Board of Education
District 1: Rita Rakestraw
District 2: Horace J. Tart
District 7: Karen Denise Simon
District 9: Lois A. Nixon
Raleigh City Council
Mayor: Charles C. Meeker
At-large (two seats open): Russell G. Stephenson
The Indy did not endorse for the second seat.
District B: John Rodger Koopman
District C: No endorsement
District D: Thomas G. Crowder
District E: Bonner Garner Gaylord
Cary Town Council
District A: Lori Bush
District C: Jack W. Smith