Amy Chiou
Hi, I'm Amy.

I started getting texts asking, “What do we do now?” Here’s my answer.

Amy Chiou is a community organizer, a campaign volunteer and the executive director of Queen City Forward. I voted for Hillary Clinton. I’m certain most of...

Op-Ed: An open-minded Democrat’s thoughts on Tuesday’s election

I intended to write a voter guide of sorts, but to be honest, I’ve struggled with it all week. The truth is, I don’t know what to include. I don’t know...

Have a idea on how to make Charlotte a better community? Try the Knight Cities Challenge

Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the country and makes regular appearances on various “best cities for…” lists. The continuous...

Today is another Election Day. Are you comfortable with who’s picking your leaders? (two charts)

Today we have another election in Charlotte. This time, it’s the second primary for the Democratic nominee for Mayor. You literally only have one decision...

Can I vote in the second primary? One definitive chart

We’re now less than two weeks away from another Election Day. This one will decide who will be the Democratic candidate for mayor – Jennifer...

You don’t have to be elected to make a difference: a note to those who lost yesterday

After yesterday’s primary elections, some of our best political talent will be without elected office. It’s a good thing you don’t need to hold public...

Voting: How to look like you know what you’re doing even though it’s your first time

This is one of those rare Charlotte Agenda articles that’s not for everyone. This guide is for the 493,804 registered voters who did not vote early. It’s...

What would you do if you were mayor of Charlotte?

Note: Tomorrow (Tuesday) night is our Mayoral Forum (SOLD OUT) led my #WTFwevote. More than 850 registered attendees. Doors open at 6 p.m. and program...

Your vote matters. Top 5 issues facing our mayor and city council.

They say, “all politics is local.” It’s true, I promise. Let’s start with a definition of local – for now, I’m referring to the city council,...

#VoteLocalCLT: Two races to watch in Charlotte’s September primary election

On September 15th, Charlotte will hold a primary election to determine which candidates will represent their political party in the November 3rd general...

#VoteLocalCLT: A primer on Charlotte’s September 15th primary election

This fall, we will elect a new mayor and city council for the city of Charlotte. The general election is Tuesday, November 3rd, but the more important election...