Posted on 02 October 2012.
Area voters will be able to question candidates twice over the next two weeks when the Lake Norman Chamber of Commerce hosts candidate forums in Davidson and Huntersville. The forums are this Thursday, Oct. 4, in Huntersville and next Thursday, Oct. 11, at Davidson College. Read on for which races will be at which forum, and for a note about why Republican Robert Pittenger won’t be debating opponents Democrat Jennifer Roberts and Libertarian Curtis Campbell this time around. On our Election 2012 page.
Posted in Business, Calendar, Cornelius, Election 2012, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 27 September 2012.
The two candidates aiming to represent North Carolina’s 9th congressional district, which includes north Mecklenburg, held their first debate Wednesday afternoon. Republican Robert Pittenger and Democrat Jennifer Roberts are running to fill the open seat created by the retirement of Republican Sue Myrick. See a report from our news partner WFAE-FM on our ELECTION 2012 page.
Posted in Election 2012
Posted on 20 February 2012.
Election filings and announcements are continuing this week. On Monday, U.S. Rep Mel Watt, D-Charlotte, said he will seek re-election in the reconfigured 12th House District. Meanwhile, four-term Huntersville town commissioner Charles Jeter announced he will run for the new 92nd District seat in the N.C. House of Representatives. Those stories and more Election 2012 coverage on our ELECTION page»
Posted in Election 2012
Posted on 13 February 2012.
County Commissioner Jennifer Roberts announced Monday she plans to run for the U.S. House of Representatives from the 9th District. The seat is up for grabs with the departure of longtime U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick, who announced last week she would retire when her term ends. See that story on our Election 2012 page.
Also on the page: As candidate filing opened Monday, John Aneralla filed to run for the state Senate District 41 seat, and several people threw their hats into the county commission race.
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Election 2012, Huntersville, Mooresville
Posted on 07 February 2012.
U.S. Rep. Sue Myrick, R-Charlotte, said Tuesday she won’t seek re-election in the reconfigured ninth Congressional district. The district will now stretch from Union County north to south Iredell and includes Davidson and Cornelius. At least one candidate – Republican county commissioner and former sheriff Jim Pendergraph – has already thrown a hat into ring. See our Election 2012 Page
Posted in Cornelius, Davidson, Election 2012, Huntersville
Posted on 02 July 2011.
The proposed Rucho-Lewis Congressional redistricting map.
A redistricting plan unveiled Friday by the Republican chairs of the N.C. House and N.C. Senate Redistricting Committees would shift north Mecklenburg (including Davidson) out of the 12th Congressional district and into a reconfigured 9th District.
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Posted in Cornelius, Cornelius neighborhoods, Huntersville, Mooresville, Politics