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Cleveland County GOP

2018 Election

2018 Republican Judicial Candidates

Few races are as important or are less visible
than races for the various judicial seats.
Currently, Democrats hold a slim majority on the Supreme Court.
Following are the judicial candidates endorsed by the
Republican Party, along with our other candidates.
All include links to their websites.

Supreme Court Associate Justice
Barbara Jackson (Incumbent)

Court of Appeals
Chuck Kitchen
Andrew Heath
Jefferson Griffin

US Congress, 10th District
Patrick McHenry (Incumbent)

NC Senate, District 44
Ted Alexander

NC House, District 110
Kelly Hastings
 (Incumbent)

NC House, District 111
NC House Speaker Tim Moore
 (Incumbent)

Cleveland County Commission 4 year term
Doug Bridges (Incumbent)
Deb Hardin

Cleveland County Commission 2 year term
(this is a separate race)
Ronnie Whetstine (Incumbent)

District Attorney
Mike Miller (Incumbent)

NC District Court
Micah J. Sanderson 

Constitutional Amendments
Proposed by NC Legislature

Voters will choose either “For” or “Against” changes, we recommend voting “FOR” all amendments:

Right to Hunt and Fish
“Constitutional amendment protecting the right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife.

Victims’ Bill of Rights
“Constitutional amendment to strengthen protections for victims of crime; to establish certain absolute basic rights for victims; and to ensure the enforcement of these rights.”

Ethics and Elections
“Constitutional amendment to establish a bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections to administer ethics and election laws, to clarify the appointment authority of the Legislative and the Judicial Branches, and to prohibit legislators from serving on boards and commissions exercising executive or judicial authority.”

Judicial Appointments
“Constitutional Amendment to implement a nonpartisan merit-based system that relies on professional qualifications instead of political influence when nominating justices and judges to be selected to fill vacancies that occur between judicial elections.”

Income Tax Cap
“Constitutional Amendment to reduce the income tax rate in North Carolina 10 a maximum allowable rate of seven percent (7%)”

Voter Photo ID
“Constitutional Amendment to require voters to provide identification before voting in person”

Voter Information

Click here for Cleveland County Board of Elections
for current early voting, polling sites and other information.

If you have questions about what Congressional, Senate or House district you are in, or where you vote
click here to search for your polling site. 

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