The Charlotte City Council will meet Monday at 6 p.m. to pick a new mayor after Patrick Cannon was arrested Wednesday on corruption charges, the city said Thursday.
Cannon resigned Wednesday evening.
In selecting the new mayor, council members must pick someone who is a resident of the city and is a Democrat, the same party as Cannon. The new mayor will fill the remainder of Cannon’s term, which expires in December 2015.
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