2009 Raleigh mayoral election

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Raleigh mayoral election, 2009
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Candidate Charles Meeker Larry D. Hudson, II Mark Enloe
Party Democratic
Popular vote 17,565 8,071 1,907
Percentage 61.76% 28.38% 6.71%

Mayor before election

Charles Meeker

Elected Mayor

Charles Meeker

The Raleigh mayoral election of 2009 was held on 6 October 2009 to elect a Mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina. It was won by incumbent Charles Meeker, who defeated Larry D. Hudson, II in the first-round primary. Because Meeker won more than 50% in the first round, there was no need for a run-off.

It was officially a non-partisan contest, but Meeker had won four previous elections as a Democrat.


2009 Raleigh mayoral election[1]
Candidate Votes %
Charles Meeker (incumbent) 17,565 61.76
Larry D. Hudson, II 8,071 28.38
Mark Enloe 1,907 6.71
Gregg S. Kunz 783 2.75
Write-ins 115 0.40
Total votes 27,658 100


  1. ^ "Raleigh & Cary Municipal and Wake County Board of Education". Wake County Board of Electors. Archived from the original on 17 March 2010. Retrieved 15 February 2010.