2018 Elections

August 14, 2018 - 10 minutes ago

Cole Phelps, the Democratic candidate in state Senate District 1, criticized his Republican opponent, Bob Steinburg, on Saturday for seeking and receiving a $50,000 sports marketing contract from Currituck County, describing the contract as “wrong.”

Phelps, speaking at a Democratic…

August 13, 2018

Eddie Graham, the Democratic candidate for sheriff in Pasquotank County, says he hasn’t asked for or received an endorsement from the current sheriff — fellow Democrat Randy Cartwright.


August 07, 2018

Candidates from a variety of backgrounds are seeking the three seats on the Camden County Board of Education.

Among the the six candidates who will appear on the county ballot in November is Tiffany Bounds, who is making her second run for school board.

Bounds, 33, a stay-at-home mom, ran…


August 05, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate Cole Phelps is defending his record on taxes and spending, noting tax increases he supported as a county commissioner in Washington County were needed to fund retirement benefits for employees of the former county-owned hospital.


August 04, 2018

First House District candidate Ron Wesson was one of six North Carolina Democrats to pick up an unexpected endorsement this week from perhaps their party’s biggest star: former President Barack Obama.

August 01, 2018

CAMDEN — For the first time in more than 20 years, there won’t be a Wilson on the Camden Board of Education after this fall’s election.

Chris Wilson, who was first elected to the Camden school board in 2002, succeeding his brother Rickey Wilson, who didn’t seek re-election,…


July 29, 2018

Democratic state Senate candidate D. Cole Phelps said last week that contrary to state Republicans’ false characterization of him, he supports the Second Amendment and doesn’t want to take people’s guns away.

Phelps, who was in Elizabeth City Thursday to speak at the closing…

July 28, 2018

CAMDEN – The case of a former state House candidate charged with cyberstalking a Camden County commissioner apparently is now on hold for another four months.

Candice Hunter on Friday morning was in the Camden Courtroom where Chief District Judge Edgar Barnes was presiding. However, District…

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July 20, 2018

Since this spring, Democratic House District 1 candidate Ron Wesson has raised more than three times what his Republican opponent, Ed Goodwin, has, based on the candidates’ latest campaign finance reports.

Wesson raised $13,263 from April 22 to June 30, while Goodwin raised only $4,159 in…

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July 19, 2018

HERTFORD — The two candidates for Perquimans sheriff have raised nearly $40,000 combined for their campaigns in this fall’s election, new campaign filing reports show.

Republican challenger Jim Bray has raised the most — nearly $20,000 — while spending roughly $16,100, his…

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