The city of Charlotte will head to the polls to elect its fifth mayor in the last three years. Here are the answers to some hot topics for Charlotteans from Republican Edwin Peacock and Democrat Jennifer Roberts.

 

It seems like there’s at least one shooting every day now in Charlotte. How do you plan to handle the growing crime problem?

 

How do you plan to fund the rail line projects, mentioning specifically the future of the streetcar?

 

What’s the very first issue you would put on the City Council agenda?

 

Charlotte residents have seen a tax increase three of the last four years. Do you see another one coming in the next two years if you’re mayor?

 

If Jennifer Roberts is elected, give specific examples of what will happen the next two years?

 

If Edwin Peacock is elected, give specific examples of what will happen the next two years?