2018 Elections

November 14, 2018

Pasquotank County elec­tion of­fi­cials have agreed to allow an ad­di­tional 95 bal­lots to be counted in the Nov. 6 elec­tion — enough to af­fect the out­come of two close races: one for county com­mis­sioner, the other for school board.


November 11, 2018

CURRITUCK — Four Currituck Republicans — two men and two women — have already expressed interest in filling the expected vacancy on the county Board of Commissioners created by Bobby Hanig’s election to the state House last week.

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November 09, 2018

EDENTON — The challengers who defeated two incumbent Chowan County commissioners in Tuesday’s election said they believe county voters wanted change. 

Republican Bob Kirby defeated Democratic Board of Commissioners Chairman Jeff Smith for Seat 2 in District 1, collecting 59 percent…

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November 08, 2018

There's a new sheriff in town in Pasquotank County, in just one of several leadership changes coming after local Republicans notched several wins in Tuesday's election.

Hard work and “putting feet on pavement” led to Tommy Wooten's win on Tuesday, the sheriff-elect said Wednesday while…


November 08, 2018

CURRITUCK — The winners of Currituck commissioner and school board seats are crediting both strong supporters and their previous government experience for their victories in Tuesday’s election. 

Republican Kevin McCord, who won an at-large seat on the Board of Commissioners, said…


November 08, 2018

CAMDEN — Sheriff-elect Kevin Jones said Wednesday he believes Camden voters elected him on Tuesday largely because of his experience.

Jones, who recently retired from a career as a state highway patrolman, defeated Democrat Rick Trevena by 1,776 votes in Tuesday’s election, garnering 72…


November 07, 2018

Northeastern North Carolina's newly elected state lawmakers thanked their supporters on Wednesday, and are hoping to avoid partisan gridlock after Democrats won enough seats to break Republicans' supermajority in the General Assembly.

Unofficial election results from Tuesday show that three-term…


November 07, 2018

HERTFORD — Shelby White won election as Perquimans County sheriff Tuesday, fending off a strong challenge from Republican Jim Bray, according to unofficial election results.

White, a Democrat who was appointed sheriff in 2017, won the only contested race on Tuesday’s election ballot in…

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November 06, 2018

CAMDEN — Kevin Jones won election as Camden sheriff in convincing fashion on Tuesday, taking more than 70 percent of the vote. In December, he’ll be sworn in as the second member of his family to hold the sheriff’s office.

According to unofficial results, Jones, a Republican,…


November 06, 2018

Northeastern North Carolina elected state Rep. Bob Steinburg, R-Chowan, its state senator on Tuesday, and also sent two Republicans and one Democrat to the N.C. House of Representatives, based on unofficial results.

With 2,705 of 2,706 of precincts reporting, Steinburg, a three-term House lawmaker,…

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