Candidate filing as of Monday

Published 8:55 am Tuesday, March 1, 2022

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The filing period for local candidates wanting to run for office in this year’s primary elections resumed last Thursday and will end at noon Friday.

Filing continued for local offices on Monday. Having filed so far are:

  • US House of Representatives District 8: Republican Dan Bishop, who currently represents the state’s 9th District;
  • NC State Senate District 33: Republican incumbent Carl Ford;
  • NC House of Representatives District 67: Republican incumbent Wayne Sasser;
  • County Commissioner At-Large: Republicans incumbent Lane Furr and Patty Crump;
  • County Commissioner District 1: Republicans incumbent Mike Barbee, Levi Greene and Mike Haigler;
  • County Commissioner District 2: Republicans incumbent Bill Lawhon, Jon Ledbetter and Thomas Townsend;
  • County Commissioner District 3: Republicans incumbent Tommy Jordan and Brandon King;
  • County Commissioner District 4: Republican Trent Hatley;
  • Board of Education At-Large: Republicans incumbent Anthony Graves, Melvin Poole and John Wright;
  • Board of Education District 1: Republicans incumbent Dustin Lisk and Meghan Almond;
  • Sheriff: Democrat Davara Ponds and Republican incumbent Jeff Crisco;
  • District Attorney District 28: Republican incumbent Lynn Clodfelter;
  • Clerk of Superior Court: Democrat Todd Lowder and Republicans Pam Blake, Michael Greene and Ginger Efird;
  • NC District Court Judge District 20A Seat 1 (Stanly County): Republican Phillip Cornett;
  • NC District Court Judge District 20A Seat 2 (Stanly County): Republican John Nance;
  • NC District Court Judge District 20A Seat 3 (Montgomery County): Republican Thai Vang.


About Chris Miller

Chris Miller has been with the SNAP since January 2019. He is a graduate of NC State and received his Master's in Journalism from the University of Maryland. He previously wrote for the Capital News Service in Annapolis, where many of his stories on immigration and culture were published in national papers via the AP wire.

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