Braxton Winston

Mayor Pro Tem

Council Member Braxton Winston Braxton Winston, a Democrat, was elected in 2017 as an at-large member and is serving his third term on council.

Winston is a stagehand and grip and a member of Charlotte’s thriving sports television and entertainment production community. He is a proud member of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union.

Winston is also an influential citizen-journalist, producing stories not covered by traditional media outlets and employing new models of citizen engagement.

Winston holds a bachelor’s degree in anthropology from Davidson College, where he was a two-time letterman on the football team.