Coffee with a Candidate

Coffee with a Candidate

By Charlotte Media Group
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Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, Union County Weekly and South Charlotte Weekly take a few moments to get to know local candidates running for office.
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Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly, Union County Weekly and South Charlotte Weekly take a few moments to get to know local candidates running for office.

More places to listen

Just Water with Todd Barber
Todd Barber is running for Indian Trail Town Commissioner. He discusses is involvement in the town,  why he's running and his goals moving forward. For more local news coverage, visit unioncountyweekly.com and follow us on social media @ucweekly.
10:35
October 30, 2019
4th Corner Bakehouse and Coffee Co. with Bob Morgan
Bob Morgan is running for mayor of the Town of Waxhaw. He said he is different from other candidates because of his experience in Waxhaw government on the town's planning board. He discusses his history with Waxhaw, his goals moving forward and why he wants to serve as mayor. 
11:14
October 29, 2019
Caramel Macchiato with Edwin Elam
Edwin Elam is running for mayor of the Town of Waxhaw. He discusses why he's "a man who knows how to get things done," why he's running, his history with Waxhaw and his goals moving forward. For more local news coverage, visit unioncountyweekly.com and follow us on social media @ucweekly. 
12:43
October 28, 2019
Chai Latte with Dimple Ajmera
Dimple Ajmera currently serves as one of the at-large members of Charlotte City Council and is seeking re-election. She discusses the issues facing south Charlotte, her goals for Charlotte as a whole, her reasons for voting against hosting the Republican National Convention and how she's feeling about it now. For more local news coverage, visit thecharlotteweekly.com and follow @southcltweekly on Instagram and Twitter.
11:31
October 24, 2019
Staying Hydrated with Ericka McKnight
Ericka McKnight is running for mayor of the Town of Waxhaw. She is the only female candidate in the race and announced her campaign in November 2018, one year before the election. She discusses her experience, the dynamics of being the only female candidate in the race, why she's running for mayor and her goals moving forward for the Town of Waxhaw. For more local news coverage, visit unioncountyweekly.com
11:38
October 23, 2019
Just Coffee with Michael Alvarez
Michael Alvarez is running for re-election for Mayor of Indian Trail. He discusses his accomplishments in his last two terms, his goals moving forward if re-elected and why he's seeking a third term as mayor. For more local news coverage, visit unioncountyweekly.com and follow @ucweekly on Twitter and Instagram.
17:42
October 21, 2019
Mocha Latte with Jennifer De La Jara
Jennifer De La Jara is running for Charlotte-Mecklenburg School Board Member-at-Large. She discusses her background in education, her passion for immigrant advocacy and addresses some of the issues facing schools in Matthews and the south Charlotte area.
13:18
October 17, 2019
Milk and Sugar with Allen Crosby
Allen Crosby is running for Matthews Town Commissioner. He ran for office in the 2017 election, but says he’s learned a lot since then. He discusses his background, his goals and his vision for Matthews.
14:36
October 14, 2019
English Breakfast Tea with Ben Bash
Ben Bash is running for Matthews Town Commissioner. He discusses how he got into the race, why he’s running and his hopes for the Town of Matthews.
07:47
October 11, 2019
No Sugar Added with Ken McCool
Ken McCool is 21 years old, making him the youngest person running for Matthews Town Commissioner this election. He discusses his history with the Town of Matthews as a lifelong resident, what he hopes to achieve if elected and his vision for the future of Matthews.
07:16
October 11, 2019
Caramel Latte with Jeff Miller
Jeff Miller has been a Matthews Town Commissioner for 12 years and is running for re-election. He discusses what he hopes to accomplish if re-elected, and how he has seen the development of the Town in his years on the board.
12:03
October 10, 2019
Classic Coffee with Karen Trauner (Mint Hill)
Karen Trauner is running for mayor of Mint Hill. She discusses why she’s running, her goals for the Town and her vision moving forward.
08:21
October 7, 2019
Decaf Coffee with Larry Whitley
Larry Whitley is running for Matthews Town Commissioner. He served on the board a few years ago before running for mayor last term against Paul Bailey. Whitley joins us to discuss his history with the Town of Matthews and his vision for the future.
07:52
October 2, 2019
Black Coffee with Dave Bland
Dave Bland is running for Matthews Town Commissioner. He previously served on the board and hopes to return. He discusses his past accomplishments and his vision for the town moving forward.
10:07
September 30, 2019
Coffee and Cream with Renee Garner
Renee Garner is running for Town Commissioner of Matthews. She shares her history with the town, and her vision moving forward as a mom on board.
09:11
September 27, 2019
Ice Water with John Higdon
John Higdon has been a Matthews Town Commissioner for three terms. He has decided to change directions and run for mayor of the town against Paul Bailey. John discusses why he’s running for a new role, shares his thoughts on the challenges facing Matthews and comments on a recent newspaper ad. John will answer more questions at our Evening with the Candidates event Oct. 10.
10:48
September 24, 2019
Cream and Sugar with Paul Bailey
Matthews Mayor Paul Bailey is running for re-election. He shares why he hopes to take on the role again, his vision for the town and comments on a recent newspaper ad. Paul will answer more questions at our Evening with the Candidates Oct. 10.
12:10
September 23, 2019
Bottled Water with John Urban
John Urban is running for re-election for Matthews Town Commissioner. He discusses his vision for the Town of Matthews, his experience and more over a quick bottle of water. John will answer more voter questions at our Evening with the Candidates Oct. 10.
07:50
September 19, 2019
Hazelnut Latte with Barbara Dement
Barbara Dement shares why she is running for re-election for Matthews Town Commissioner, her vision for the Town of Matthews and more. Dement will answer more voter questions at our Evening with the Candidates on Oct. 10, 2019.
11:01
September 17, 2019
Cold Coffee with Mark Tofano Candidate for Town of Matthews Board of Commissioners
Charlotte Media Group and The Matthews-Mint Hill Weekly sit down for a cup of coffee with Candidates running for local office.
16:35
September 12, 2019
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