Third Nomination File for County Commissioner of District 3 | News

While the local races that will appear on the ballot for the May 17 primary election remain uncontested, the contest for County Commissioner of District 3 has tightened with the addition of a third candidate. The filing period resumed on February 24.

John Bullock filed the District 3 seat with the Warren County Board of Commissioners last week. The candidates who filed previously were Victor Hunt and Barbara Espinosa.

The races of the other county commissioners are undisputed so far. Tare Davis previously filed for the District 2 seat, and Bertadean Baker previously filed for the District 4 council seat.

At this point, the only other disputed race in Warren County is for the sheriff. Keishawn Mayes and John Branche filed previously.

Lisa Blalock previously filed for the Clerk of the Superior Court.

Previously, Victoria Lehman, District 1, filed seats on the Warren County School Board; Linda Byrd-Russ, District 2; and Ebony Talley-Brame, District 4.

In other races, Mike Waters previously filed a case for the District Attorney (District 11). Ben Hunter previously filed a case for the North Carolina District Court Judge (District 9B).

For state Senate District 3, Warrenton resident Valerie Jordan filed a Democratic nomination paper Monday. Bobby Hanig of Powells Point last week filed a Republican nomination for State Senate District 3.

For State House District 27, Michael H. Wray of Gaston had previously filed for the Democratic nomination, and Wes Tripp of Roanoke Rapids had previously filed for re-nomination.

Macon resident Brad Murphy filed a Republican nomination for District 1 of the U.S. House of Representatives last week. Other candidates who filed for the Republican nomination last week were Brent Robertson of Williamston and Sandy Roberson of Rocky Mount. Candidates who filed for the Democratic nomination last week were Julian C. Bishop, Sr. of Garner and Don Davis of Snow Hill.

Filing will close at noon on Friday, March 4.

For more information on the primary election, contact the Warren County Board of Elections at 252-257-2114 or by visiting the Board of Elections office at 309 N. Main St., Warrenton (John Graham Annex Building) between 8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

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