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Rob Yates joins the North Carolina Forward Party

North Carolina Forward Party Celebrates Rob Yates as a Forward Aligned Candidate for Mayor of Charlotte, NC



September 5, 2023

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The North Carolina Forward Party is thrilled to announce the selection of Rob Yates as a Forward Aligned Candidate for the upcoming mayoral race in Charlotte, North Carolina. Rob’s unwavering commitment to the principles of decentralization, individual liberty, and putting people first make him an ideal candidate to lead our city forward.

Rob Yates, a self-described Libertarian, hails from humble beginnings that have shaped his values and drive to help others. Growing up in modest circumstances, Rob's experiences have instilled in him a deep sense of empathy and a passion for making a positive difference in his community.

“I am not a complicated person,” Rob Yates stated. “I came up poor, though I didn't know it until later, which shaped me at a deep level. I like helping people, and I don't think I deserve any special accolades for that. I like music a lot, and the beach is my favorite place to be. I am a Libertarian.”

“As a Forward Aligned Candidate, Rob Yates embodies our core principles of people over politics, decentralized decision-making, and a genuine commitment to the well-being of the citizens of Charlotte,” said Pat Newton, Vice Chair & Communications Director of the North Carolina Forward Party. “We are excited to support Rob in his bid for the mayoral seat, and we believe he will bring fresh perspectives and a genuine desire to serve our community.”

Rob Yates’s candidacy represents a unique opportunity for the people of Charlotte to elect a leader who is truly dedicated to their well-being. He envisions a city where individuals have the power to make decisions that affect their lives and where the government’s role is to protect and uphold their rights.

The North Carolina Forward Party encourages residents of Charlotte to join them in supporting Rob Yates on his journey to become the next Mayor of Charlotte, a city that embraces freedom and the principle of humanity first.