Community Living | Coupon | E-News Signup | Archives | Lincolnton & Lincoln County -ALERTS! -
Have a HOT TIP? Call 704-276-6587 Or E-mail us At [email protected]
Advanced Search
Lincoln Herald | Lincolnton, NC


home : news : news February 4, 2023

10/19/2022 10:08:00 AM
Early Voting Starts Thursday

Wayne Howard
Reporter


Early Voting begins Thursday (Oct. 20th) across North Carolina. If you aren't already registered, Early Voting gives you the opportunity to register and vote at the same time; if you're not already registered, you will not be allowed to vote on Election Day Nov. 8th.

Early Voting in North Carolina is considered Absentee Voting. Some people have already voted. Voting by mail began in September, and those who requested an Absentee Voting By Mail ballot have until Election Day to return it to their county's elections office.

One big difference about Early Voting is that you don't have to vote in the precinct where you're registered--you can vote at any of the Early Voting locations in your county. [On Election Day, you must vote in the location for voting in your precinct.]

As usual, most of the local races in Lincoln County are essentially already decided. Only Republicans filed for those offices, and the Nov. election is just a formality. For Lincoln County Commissioner, Bud Cesena and Jamie Lineberger are the only names on the ballot. Sheriff Bill Beam also has no opponent as do Register of Deeds Danny Hester and Clerk of Court Fred Hatley. Mike Miller is also unopposed for District Attorney, Jason Saine for the NC House seat #97, Ted Alexander for the NC Senate seat #44, and Micah Sanderson for the District 27B-seat one judgeship.

Black voters have three black candidates on their ballot in Lincoln County. Cheri Beasley, a former State Supreme Court justice, is running against Congressman Ted Budd for the US Senate. Two other candidates are also in that race: Libertarian Shannon Bray and Green Party candidate Matthew Hoh. The other African-American candidates on Lincoln County ballots are Keith Poston, who is running against Tony Jenkins for an At-Large seat on the Board of Education and Mary Frances White, who is seeking re-election to the Lincolnton City Council representing Ward One, opposed by GOP candidate Kevin Demeny.

In the other City Council election, Jill Tipton is seeking to unseat Ward
Three Councilman Marty Eaddy. Lincolnton Mayor Ed Hatley is running unopposed.

For the Lincoln County School Board, in addition to that At-Large seat, voters will choose a new representative for District Two. Current School Board member Joan Avery was eliminated from that district when the new election district lines were drawn. Fred Jarrett is the Repubican candidate for that seat; Linda Wolfe, the Democrat. Krista Heavner is unopposed for the Distict Five seat.

Two seats on the NC Supreme Court and four on the Court of Appeals are up for election. For Supreme Court Seat Three, the candidates are Republican Richard Dietz and Democrat Lucy Inman. For Seat Five, Democrat Sam Ervin IV is seeking re-election against Republican Trey Allen.

For the Court of Appeals, the opponents for Seat 8 are Republican Julee Tate Flood and Democrat Carolyn Jennings Thompson. For Seat 9, Democrat Brad Salmon hopes to unseat Republican Donna Stroud. For Seat 10, Democrat Gale Murray Adams is running against incumbent John Tyson; and for Seat 11, Republican Michael Stading hopes to replace Democrat Darren Jackson.

For the 10th District seat in the US House of Representatives Army veteran Pam Genant, a Democrat from Valdese, hopes to replace Republican Patrick McHenry, who has held the seat for 17 years, since 2005. The district includes Lincoln, Catawba, Cleveland, the northwest corner of Gaston, all of Iredell, Alexander & Burke counties, and the eastern half of Rutherford.

For a list of locations and times to vote in Lincoln County, CLICK HERE.



1 - First Federal standard ad 300

CLICK HERE
to have us email you 
the latest news every day--

We're Lincoln County's #1 source for local news!  No wonder 26,000 people on average read our articles every week.   Since 2012, the Lincoln Herald has been providing local news, information about community events, sports scores, the obituaries, and more.  Unlike the local  print newspapers who now publish only later in the week, our every day of the year news coverage is more important than ever.  


To make the news more accessible, we post links to all our articles on Facebook and Twitter, and many readers have also signed up for and receive a daily email with links to our  latest articles. 

Best of all, you don't have to pay for a subscription to read our articles.  

Thanks for visiting our website.  Follow us on
 Facebook at LincolnHerald.net and on Twitter  @LincolnHerald20.


1 - Court Street Grill 550




Article Comment Submission Form
Please feel free to submit your comments.

Article comments are not posted immediately to the Web site. Each submission must be approved by the Web site editor, who may edit content for appropriateness. There may be a delay of 24-48 hours for any submission while the web site editor reviews and approves it.

Note: All information on this form is required. Your telephone number is for our use only, and will not be attached to your comment.
Submit an Article Comment
First Name:
Required
Last Name:
Required
Telephone:
Required
Email:
Required
Comment:
Required
Passcode:
Required
Anti-SPAM Passcode Click here to see a new mix of characters.
This is an anti-SPAM device. It is not case sensitive.
   














HomeNewsState NewsReligionOpinionSportsObituariesExtrasCommunityClassifiedsSubmitLife

Terms and Use | Lincolnton & Lincoln County -ALERTS! -
Site Design and Content
Copyright Lincoln Herald, LLC 2011-2023

 


Software © 1998-2023 1up! Software, All Rights Reserved