Election Day is Today – Get Out and Vote Today’s Election Day in Charlotte, and the candidates vying for Mayor are urging you to get out and vote. The names Patrick Cannon and Edwin Peacock shouldn’t be foreign to you at this point, but in case you have been not watching the race as closely as you liked, here are the candidates in video. Video courtesy Fox46 Carolinas: Cannon and Peacock are both natives of Charlotte, and both are family men involved in their local community. However, both have clear differences on their plans for the city. CBS Charlotte breaks down their political differences in detail here.