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  Gantt, Harvey B.
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameHarvey B. Gantt
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Charlotte, North Carolina , United States
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Born January 14, 1943
Died Still Living (71 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifiedJuan Croniqueur
Jan 14, 2014 05:18am
Tags Black - NAACP - Baptist - Straight -
InfoEDUCATION:

Bachelor's in architecture, Clemson University, 1965 (first African-American to attend Clemson); master's in city planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1970.


CAREER:

Co-founder and partner in Gantt, Huberman Architects, 1971-present; planner for Soul City project in Warren County, 1970-71; architect with Odell Associates, Charlotte, 1965-70; has lectured at various colleges, including Yale University, MIT and the University of Michigan.


POLITICAL EXPERIENCE:

Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate, 1990; mayor of Charlotte, 1983-87; Charlotte City Council, 1975-83; member, Democratic National Committee, 1985-present.


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:

Member, National Planning Commission, 1995-present; involved in Chamber of Commerce, Urban League, YMCA, NAACP, Johnson C. Smith University, United Negro College Fund, Sigma Pi Phi, Afro-American Cultural Center of Charlotte, Siegle Avenue Pre-School Cooperative, 100 Black Men of Charlotte, and Foundation for the Carolinas.


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RACES
  11/05/1996 NC US Senate Lost 45.92% (-6.73%)
  05/07/1996 NC US Senate- D Primary Won 52.44% (+10.80%)
  11/06/1990 NC US Senate Lost 47.43% (-5.11%)
  06/05/1990 NC US Senate - D Primary Runoff Won 56.89% (+13.78%)
  05/08/1990 NC US Senate - D Primary Won 37.52% (+7.25%)
  11/07/1989 Charlotte, NC Mayor Lost 0.29% (-45.68%)
  11/03/1987 Charlotte, NC Mayor Lost 49.47% (-1.06%)
  11/05/1985 Charlotte, NC Mayor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1983 Charlotte, NC Mayor Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1980 NC District 9 Lost 0.00% (-58.59%)
ENDORSEMENTS
Charlotte, NC Mayor - D Primary - Sep 10, 2013 D James "Smuggie" Mitchell Jr.
NC Ballot Measure - Ban Gay Marriage Amendment - May 08, 2012 NO No
NC US Senate - D Primary - May 04, 2010 D Kenneth Lewis
US President - D Primaries - Jun 09, 2004 D John Edwards
NC US Senate - D Primary - Sep 10, 2002 D Dan Blue
NC US President - D Primary - Mar 08, 1988 D Jesse L. Jackson
NC US President - D Primary - May 08, 1984 DFL Walter F. Mondale