It’s less than two weeks before North Carolina’s first March primary -- after years of voters going to the polls in May. What will this mean for the Tar Heel state’s role in this presidential nominating process?
Voters are hearing plenty about this dramatic presidential campaign season. Even locally, New Hanover County has its own mini-drama underway with a very public rift in the Republican Party and a fierce primary battle for three seats on the Board of Commission.
But the Connect NC Bond has not enjoyed the same breadth of air time. We’ll take a look at why even the news media seems to be playing catch-up.
There are seven Republicans hoping to win one of three spots on the November ballot for New Hanover County Board of Commissioners. One of those candidates, Campbell Dodd, is taking his second run at county office. As this Wilmington-based real estate appraiser explains, he has his eye on bringing more industry to the region and quelling the very public divides on the Board.
Chris Meek, a history teacher with twenty years of experience in the classroom, is one of five Democrats in New Hanover County hoping to secure a spot for Board of Education on the November ballot. On March 15th, voters will choose three candidates from each party to compete in the November election.
On March 15th, voters will select three out of five Democratic candidates to run for New Hanover County Board of Education. Candidate James Jamison is a retired Master Sergeant of military police and current pastor at Hope Baptist Church for All Nations.
Jeannette Nichols is competing against three other Republican candidates for three spots on the November ballot for New Hanover County’s Board of Education. If elected, Nichols would embark upon her fifth four-year term. The retired teacher says serving on the Board is her way of staying connected to children.
Severe thunderstorms are possible this afternoon and into early this evening, according to the National Weather Service. Counties affected include New Hanover, Brunswick, Pender, Bladen, Columbus, Robeson, Sampson, Onslow, Horry, Dillon, and Marion.