Patrick Cannon

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Former NC Mayor Gets House Arrest For Illegal Vote

A federal judge has ordered the former mayor of North Carolina’s largest city under house arrest until he begins serving time for taking bribes because the ex-politician cast an illegal ballot in Tuesday’s election.


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Former Charlotte Mayor Sentenced In Corruption Case

Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon faces sentencing this week for his guilty plea to federal bribery charges.


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Former Mayor Cannon To Plead In Corruption Case

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Former Charlotte Mayor Patrick Cannon is expected to plead guilty in federal court Tuesday on a public corruption charge related to his March arrest. Documents filed Monday at U.S. District Court […]


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Mayor Cannon Arrested By FBI On Corruption Charges

After 114 days in office as the Mayor of Charlotte, Patrick Cannon was arrested earlier today on public corruption charges.


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Cannon To Be Sworn In As Mayor Of Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — Mayor pro-tem Patrick Cannon will be sworn into office tonight, nearly one month after Election Day. Cannon, 46, will become the next mayor of Charlotte at 7:00 p.m. this evening at our […]


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Democrat Cannon Elected Mayor Of Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — For Patrick Cannon, winning the mayor’s race in North Carolina’s largest city is the highlight of his political career. “Tonight, ladies and gentlemen, I am realizing a life goal,” Cannon told […]


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Meet The Candidates Vying For Mayor Of Charlotte

(CBS Charlotte) — Charlotte voters will head to the polls on Election Day to elect the next mayor of Charlotte. Both candidates, Republican Edwin Peacock and Democrat Patrick Cannon are making the time before Election […]


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Charlotte’s Low-Key Mayoral Race

In North Carolina’s largest city, the mayoral race has seen no mudslinging. No blistering attack ads like those in state and national races in which divisive partisanship has become normal.


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Cannon To Face Peacock In Charlotte Mayor’s Race

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Democrat Patrick Cannon will face Republican Edwin Peacock in a race to decide the next mayor of Charlotte. The Charlotte Observer reports ( ) that the 46-year-old Cannon, a council member […]



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