NCF Alum Leigh Altman running for local election in North Carolina

From NC Patch, October 9, 2020

Meet The Candidate: Leigh Altman For County Commissioner At-Large

Candidates running in Mecklenburg County explain why voters should choose them in the Nov. 3 general election.

CHARLOTTE, NC — In addition to voting for president and vice president of the United States in the Nov. 3 general election, voters in Mecklenburg County, will choose delegates for the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, the North Carolina General Assembly, county commission, as well as superior court and district court judges.

Leigh Altman is a 48-year-old attorney who is running for Mecklenburg County Commissioner At-Large.

Leigh Altman

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Local offices (including countywide offices and school boards)

If you are running for local office, or in a district, please specify. (District 1, Commissioner at-large, etc.)

County Commissioner, At-Large

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I am a mother of three CMS students.

Read more about Leigh here.

Founded in Sarasota in 1960, New College of Florida is the state's only legislatively designated Honors College of Florida. New College prepares intellectually curious students for lives of great achievement by providing a highly individualized education that integrates academic rigor with career-building experiences. New College offers 45 undergraduate majors in liberal arts and sciences, a master’s degree program in data science, and certificates in technology, finance, and business skills.

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