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Listen to Charles Francis’ Interview with WPTF NewsRadio

Listen to Charles Francis being interviewed in depth by Don Curtis, the head of Curtis Media Group, on WPTF NewsRadio:  

N&O Letter to the Editor: The Real Facts about Charles Francis and LGBTQIA+ Issues

(original can be found here) by Tate Cohen NOVEMBER 01, 2017 6:00 PM Regarding “LGBTQ rights group revokes endorsement of Democratic candidate for Raleigh mayor” (Oct. 23): Here are some fast facts about EqualityNC revoking its endorsement of Charles Francis. Francis’ donation to George Holding was based upon Holding’s support for community banking, a form…

News and Observer: Candidates for Raleigh mayor respond to readers’ questions

(original article can be found at The News and Observer)   BY HENRY GARGAN NOVEMBER 01, 2017 9:46 AM RALEIGH – After months of campaigning, Raleigh mayoral candidates Nancy McFarlaneand Charles Francis have addressed many of the same questions again and again. As voters make up their minds ahead of the Nov. 7 runoff election, The News & Observer asked readers…

Press Release: Raleigh Firefighters United Endorse Charles Francis for Raleigh Mayor

  RALEIGH, N.C. – Charles Francis, Democratic candidate for Raleigh mayor, was today endorsed by Raleigh Firefighters United, a group which represents the interests of hundreds of firefighters who work at the 28 fire stations across the city to protect Raleigh citizens. Charles Francis has been openly critical of how current mayor Nancy McFarlane has…

Press Release: Charles Francis Runoff Election Events Schedule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Saturday, October 28, 2017   CHARLES FRANCIS RUNOFF ELECTION EVENTS SCHEDULE   RALEIGH, N.C. – Charles Francis, Democratic candidate for Raleigh Mayor, will hold events throughout the city in order to reach as many Raleigh communities as possible before the runoff election on November 7th, 2017. “I feel equally at home in…

The News and Observer: Here’s how the candidates for Raleigh mayor differ on 6 big issues

BY HENRY GARGAN OCTOBER 27, 2017 3:52 PM (original article can be found at The News and Observer) RALEIGH  The two candidates for Raleigh mayor have different ideas about the city’s priorities and spending habits. On Nov. 7, voters will choose between three-term incumbent Mayor Nancy McFarlane, an unaffiliated candidate, and Democratic challenger Charles Francis.…

OPINION: Why I’m casting my vote for Charles Francis

  by Kevin Moye, Correspondent Oct 9, 2017 (original article can be found at Technician Online) As Tuesday approaches, Raleigh voters are beginning to give serious assessments of the candidates running in the mayoral election. The names you can expect to see on the ballot box are the incumbent, Nancy McFarlane; the attorney turned politician, Charles…

Press Release: Charles Francis Statement on Raleigh Firefighter Benefits

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Friday, September 15, 2017   Charles Francis Statement on Raleigh Firefighter Benefits Candidate for Raleigh Mayor Responds To City Council Vote on Firefighter Benefits Raleigh, NC (September 15, 2017) – Last week, the Raleigh City Council, led by Mayor Nancy McFarlane, voted to reduce benefits to first-responders.  The procedural vote took place…

News and Observer: 3 candidates for Raleigh mayor differ on how best to spend your money

3 candidates for Raleigh mayor differ on how best to spend your money September 14, 2017 10:39 AM The three candidates for mayor are hitting the campaign trail with different ideas about how Raleigh should spend taxpayers’ money and set priorities such as parks and affordable housing. Nancy McFarlane, an unaffiliated voter who is seeking…

Press Release: Statement on DACA – I Stand With The Dreamers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, September 5, 2017 Charles Francis Statement on DACA Candidate for Raleigh Mayor Responds To President Trump’s Policy Change Raleigh, NC (September 5, 2017) – President Donald Trump is expected to announce the end of the of the Department of Homeland Security policy that allows for certain undocumented Americans to have their…

Letter: Now Is The Time To Speak and Act

Last Friday, domestic terrorists invaded the campus of one of our nation’s great universities for a “Unite the Right” rally. The chaos, injury, and death caused by these hateful agitators were a tragic but predictable consequence of their actions. As one city and one nation, we must support the victims of terrorism and forcefully reject…

Press Release: Democrats Endorse Francis For Mayor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, August 1, 2017 Democrats Endorse Francis For Mayor Raleigh, NC (August 1, 2017) – Raleigh attorney Charles Francis received the endorsement of the Wake County Democratic Party for Raleigh Mayor.  The Executive Committee of the Wake County Democratic Party met on Monday evening to make endorsements in the October 10 election…