She is a former elementary school teacher and we have three children. Candidates in the November 3, 2020 NC Election. I am again asking for your vote. I am seeking re-election because I believe our Court benefits from my diverse work experience, unique to our Court. Greensboro attorneys Gavin Reardon and Kelvin Smith arefacing off for Seat 12 during the Democratic primaries. It is truly the people's court. 14. by Rebecca Ferguson | Arkansas Judicial Candidates 2020. Scroll down to see information on state and Franklin County Democratic Party candidates. For my community involvement, I received the Citizen-Lawyer Award and the Marine Corp League Good Citizen Award. Name: Richard B. AbernethyAge: 67Email: Richard.B.Abernethy@nccourts.orgEducation: Bachelor of arts degree from Wofford College (1975); … I am seeking re-election because I believe our Court would benefit from my judicial experience. Sunny Panyanouvong-Rubeck. Wake Board of County Commissioners 7 Faruk Okcetin. News 13 is committed to connecting you with the candidates running in the 2020 General Election. Co. Board of Commissioners Dem … I have written a book on the North Carolina Constitution and received the N.C. Bar Association’s Constitutional Rights Award. Jack W. Brosch NC Senate District 39. Browse our county directory to find your local courthouse to visit or contact. I have had the honor and privilege to serve you as Assistant District Attorney, Assistant Attorney General, District Court Judge, currently Superior Court Judge in District 18A (Guilford County) and now I have the excellent opportunity to humbly ask for your vote for a seat on the NC Court of Appeals in 2020. I have been specially appointed to preside on a three-judge panel handling complex constitutional issues and cases involving complex civil issues. N.C. District Court Judge District 27B Seat 04 • Meredith A. Shuford, Republican, Lincolnton (incumbent) • Brad Champion, Republican, Lincolnton. Gov. While being a Judge, I also serve as a Major in the Army Reserve JAG Corp with two previous combat tours (No DOD Endorsement). Its role is to decide whether the trial courts correctly applied the law. News; National GOP News; NC GOP News ; Alamance County News; Volunteer About. As a JAG officer, I advise on operational and international law issues, including the rules of engagement, targeting and law of war. I am running for judge on the Court of Appeals to serve those values. Court of Appeals. with honors, UNC School of Law, 1990; B.A. Roy Cooper to fill a vacancy, through the end of 2020, and was eligible to run for a full term. Email the author. News . He said he wants to treat everyone who comes before him with the same dignity, respect and compassion. I have been married to Macon Tucker Newby since 1983, and we have four children. That means judges must: In courtrooms across our state and at the Court of Appeals, I have fulfilled these duties. To elect a Constitutional, Conservative, Common Sense judge, who is firmly grounded in North Carolina values, please cast your vote for me in November. Governor Roy Cooper appointed Associate Justice Cheri Beasley, a Democrat, to become Chief Justice through 2020. Click here to use the Voter Lookup Tool to find out which NC House, Senate, and Judicial districts you are in. Kaleb Wingate (Republican) Justin Greene (Democrat) NC Court of Appeals Judge, Seat 4 (2020) NC Court of Appeals Judge, Seat 5 (2020) NC Court of Appeals Judge, Seat 6 (2020) NC Court of Appeals Judge, Seat 7 (2020) NC Court of Appeals Judge, Seat 13 (2020) NC Senate Dist. 202 talking about this. 2 Republicans are running to represent District 5, Seat 8. Fifteen judges on the North Carolina Court of Appeals, in panels of three, hear most of the appeals from the state’s District and Superior courts. Place of Residence: RaleighEducation: Graduate of The University of Tennessee College of Law and Douglass College of Rutgers University, Master of Laws (LL.M.) Our group of Union County candidates is the most diverse ever, with 5 women candidates, 2 Hispanics, and 3 African Americans. I have fought for our Country abroad to uphold our Constitution and protect the freedoms that are afforded by it. 2020 Elections: Who's Headed To Mecklenburg County Ballots - Charlotte, NC - Here's a guide to the candidates who have filed with NC Board of Elections to run for races in Mecklenburg County in 2020. My bedrock principle as a judge has always been to be fair and impartial in every case. I owe no favors or loyalties to the Executive Branch or the Legislative Branch of government arising from appointments to various positions throughout my career. Register of Deeds Charles Gilliam. 2020 | On Your Ballot: See all your 2020 North Carolina Races, Court Judges & Ballot Measures: [ click here ]. I have the support of both plaintiff and defense attorneys, having been endorsed by the NC Advocates for Justice and received the Elster Award for Professional Excellence from the North Carolina Association of Defense Attorneys. I am known as an honest, hard-working, common-sense justice. Following are brief summaries of each candidate's background, along … § 163-278.69(c)). Seat 3. I ask for your consideration and for your vote in November. Judicial Districts Maps. Do you believe decisions made in our courtrooms reflect your values and beliefs? Meet The Candidate: Sunny Panyanouvong-Rubeck For District Judge - Charlotte, NC - Candidates running in Mecklenburg County explain why voters should choose them in the Nov. 3 general election. Please visit paulnewby.com. We attend Christ Baptist Church where I have served as an Elder and teacher. Two GOP candidates are running for a district court judge seat in New Hanover and Pender counties. My experience prepared me well for service on the Court of Appeals. Newby announced that he would run for Chief Justice instead, leaving his Associate Justice seat open. Website NC House District 88. I officially filed for a seat on the District Court Bench on December 2nd and look forward to the coming election in November 2020.” in Judicial Studies.Occupation: District Court JudgeEmployer: State of North CarolinaDate admitted to the Bar: 1997Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: Judges with experience on the District Court bench are a crucial asset missing from the Court of Appeals. Please visit philbergerjr.org for more information. ... NC District Court Judge District 9. jeffersongriffin.com, facebook.com/jefferson.glenn.griffin, @JGriffinNC, Table of Contents Request an Absentee Ballot, Email: elections.sboe@ncsbe.govPhone: (919) 814-0700Fax: (919) 715-0135. My primary legislative success modernized foster care to allow older youth to remain with their foster families until age 21 so they can pursue college or work force development programs. U.S. Senate: ... NC District Court Judge District 9. I received the Heroism Award for rescuing 9 people from a riptide. Place of Residence: Union CountyEducation: B.A., Political Science, UNC Charlotte; J.D., Campbell UniversityOccupation: Superior Court JudgeEmployer: State of North CarolinaDate admitted to the Bar: 2003Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: Having many years of experience as a trial judge, courtroom attorney, and law enforcement officer, I bring a depth and breadth of experience from the civil, criminal, domestic, and juvenile trial courts that is unique from any other candidate for the Court of Appeals. The official Facebook page of the Campaign to Elect Matt Smith District Court Judge Within the Judicial Branch the District Court manages more cases than any other. Some answers have been edited for brevity. Meet The Candidate: Sunny Panyanouvong-Rubeck For District Judge - Charlotte, NC - Candidates running in Mecklenburg County explain why voters … I have and will continue to advocate for equal access to the courts and a fair, impartial and independent judiciary. Place of Residence: RaleighEducation: J.D., UNC Law; B.A., Duke (High Honors); Ragsdale High (Jamestown, NC)Occupation: Senior Associate JusticeEmployer: N.C. Supreme CourtDate admitted to the Bar: 1980Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: First elected in 2004, I am the longest-serving Supreme Court justice, and the only current justice elected twice to this court. 2020 Democratic Candidates; Contact; 2020 DEMOCRATIC CANDIDATES. Cheri Beasley believes passionately in having an independent judicial branch that the people of North Carolina can trust. As a District Court Judge, I preside over civil and criminal courtrooms, including family law. Place of Residence: CaryEducation: J.D., UNC School of Law (1985); B.A., Wake ForestUniversity (1982)Occupation: AttorneyEmployer: Hedrick, Gardner, Kincheloe & Garofalo, LLPDate admitted to the Bar: 1985Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: For 35 years, I have represented North Carolinians before all levels of our trial and appellate courts. Judicial Districts Maps. I joined the Wake County District Attorney’s Office as an assistant district attorney under Colon Willoughby, where I prosecuted cases from infractions to first-degree murder. I am honored to be endorsed by AFL-CIO, NC Equality, People's Alliance, Replacements, LTD PAC, North Carolina Advocates for Justice, NC Sierra Club and Young Democrats of Forsyth County. Place of Residence: RaleighEducation: J.D., NC Central University School of Law, 2008; B.A., UNC-Chapel Hill, 2003Occupation: Wake County District Court Judge; Captain, North Carolina Army National Guard JAGEmployer: State of North Carolina; United States ArmyDate admitted to the Bar: 2008Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: Our campaign has received bipartisan support including being endorsed by former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Burley B. Mitchell Jr. To learn more visit electjeffcarpenter.com. Place of Residence: Chapel HillEducation: B.A. My platform is simple: I pledge to be an independent member of the judiciary and to administer without favoritism justice that is consistent with the laws of North Carolina and our state and federal constitutions. Place of Residence: CaryEducation: J.D., UNC School of Law; B.S., Business Administration, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business SchoolOccupation: Clinical Associate Professor of Legal StudiesEmployer: UNC Kenan-Flagler Business SchoolDate admitted to the Bar: 1985Legal/Judicial Experience: Candidate Statement: As a foster Mom for 10 years, and through our three foster to adopted children, I personally witnessed the paralysis of families caught in our “child protective services” system. I come from a tradition that respects everyone as valued members of our community. Place of Residence: WhitevilleEducation: Appalachian School of Law, UNC CharlotteOccupation: District Court Judge (Bladen, Brunswick, and Columbus)Employer: State of North Carolina, U.S. Army ReserveDate admitted to the Bar: 2008Legal/Judicial Experience: I clerked for the Court of Appeals in the summer of 2004. You can find out more at lucyinmanforjustice.com. See the NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 04 Candidates in 2020 that are in the General Election. Election Date: Nov. 3, ... District 1. "Neither" with 1%; "Other" with 0%; Undecided with 13%, Undecided with 21%; "Neither" with 1%; "Other Party" with <1%, Undecided with 20%; "Neither/other/independent" with 5%, Undecided with 20%; "Neither/other/independent" with 10%, State Board of Elections: State candidate list by county, https://www.ncleg.gov/EnactedLegislation/Statutes/HTML/BySection/Chapter_163/GS_163-182.7.html, "NC chief justice candidates swap leads back and forth as vote counting continues", "Cheri Beasley Announced as First Black Female Chief Justice in NC History", "Who's running in North Carolina's 2020 statewide races? I began my career as the law clerk to Chief Judge Hedrick of the N.C. Court of Appeals. Editor’s note: This story has been updated to include additional candidates who filed for the N.C. House of Representatives. Elaine Marshall (D) | Campaign Website, North Carolina Attorney General: .race_footer { A recount was required in the Republican primary, after which Pittenger led Harris by 133 votes. As a Judge, I serve justice fairly and impartial, consistent with the Constitution. NC primary and election races. Meet the judicial candidates for NC Supreme Court and NC Court of Appeals Your Local Election HQ. 2020 Candidates Home; Team; 2020 Candidates; Hard and electronic copies of our Republican voter guide are being distributed. Voter Info; Republican Elected Officials; 2020 Candidates; Alamance GOP Candidate Suggestion; Precinct Information-Where Do I Vote? Facebook. As your Justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court, I promise you: The North Carolina Supreme Court has 7 members. It’s important to have judges on the appellate bench who will bring direct, hands-on experience with them to the higher courts. I humbly request your support and your vote. My wife Marcia and I have been married for 28 years. Judges are elected in Arkansas, so the choice of who will sit on the bench in your district is up to you. Our two most senior judges are retiring, and there are five seats up this election cycle. Both Reardon and Amiel Rossabi represent 10 police officers involved in a 2016 case against Zared Jones, who was represented by attorney Graham Holt. 100% Reporting. About; History; County Leadership; Precinct Info; Events; Voter Info. I believe my experience and understanding qualify me to now give back to my fellow North Carolinians as a judge. NC political parties. News. Voter Lookup; Voter Information; Voting Info; Representation; District Maps; Volunteer . Bobbie Shields. Once elected to Seat 5 on the Court of Appeals, I will follow the Constitution and never create the law. He served six years as a judge on the N.C. Court of Appeals and has been an Associate Justice on the N.C. Supreme Court since March 2019. It’s up to you! Place of Residence: RaleighEducation: B.A., Political Science, UNC Chapel Hill; J.D., UNC Law School; Master of Laws, Judicial Studies, Duke Law School The State Board also voted 3-2 on Friday that a vacancy in Wake County's District Court Judge District 10F Seat 2 should be filled by the governor according to North Carolina general statutes. NC state election office. Every person in every courtroom deserves to be treated fairly and with respect. [3] The results of the Chief Justice race were only confirmed after a lengthy recount process, because of the narrow margin. Legislation in 2017 changed these elections to partisan elections with no primary. There are almost 10 and a half million people living in North Carolina. David Tondreau. I began my legal career in private practice representing civil and criminal defendants. Court Dates. Gene B. Johnson (Republican) Mack McKeller (Democrat) NC DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DISTRICT 30 SEAT 6. 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