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FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2013 file photo, then candidate for Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to students at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C.  The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. The council will vote Monday, April 7, 2014 on a new mayor.   The 47-year-old Democrat was arrested March 26 and resigned hours later, less than six months after taking office. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

FILE - In this Oct. 29, 2013 file photo, then candidate for Charlotte mayor Patrick Cannon speaks to students at Queens University in Charlotte, N.C. The Charlotte City Council will choose a new mayor to replace Cannon, who resigned last month in a public corruption scandal. The council will vote Monday, April 7, 2014 on a new mayor. The 47-year-old Democrat was arrested March 26 and resigned hours later, less than six months after taking office. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton, File)

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