Polls open in Cherokee, North Carolina primary


CHEROKEE COUNTY, N.C. – A part of the first “Super Tuesday,” North Carolina voters are going to the polls for more than President of the United States on Tuesday, March 3, 2020. Citizens are also voting on the down-ballot primary races today.

The local and state candidates for Cherokee County are as follows.


Cherokee Board of Commissioners District II: Randy Phillips, RB McKinnon

Cherokee Board of Commissioners District V: Steve “Coldcash” Coleman, Jan Griggs

N.C. District Court Judge Circuit 30 Seat 6: Kaleb Wingate, Mitchell Keith “Mitch” Brewer, Rich Cassady, Jim Moore

N.C. State Senate District 50: Sarah Conway, Kevin Corbin

N.C. Superindentent of Public Instruction: Catherine Truitt, Craig Horn

N.C. Secretary of State: E.C. Sykes, Chad Brown, Michael LaPaglia

N.C. Commissioner of Labor: Chuck Stanley, Josh Dobson, Pearl Burris Floyd

N.C. Commissioner of Insurance: Ronald Pierce, Mike Causey

N.C. Auditor: Anthony Wayne “Tony” Street, Tim Hoegemeyer

N.C. Attorney General: Jim O’Neill, Sam Hayes, Christine Mumma

N.C. Lieutenant Governor: John L. Ritter, Mark Robinson, Scott Stone, Andy Wells, Buddy Bengel, Deborah Cochran, Renee Ellmers, Greg Gebhardt, Mark Johnson

N.C. Governor: Dan Forest, Holly Grange

U.S. House of Representatives District 11: Joey Osborne, Vance Patterson, Albert Wiley, Jr., Chuck Archerd, Lynda Bennett, Matthew Burril, Madison Cawthorn, Jim Davis, Dan Driscoll, Steven Fekete, Jr., Dillon S. Gentry, Wayne King

U.S. Senate: Thom Tillis, Paul Wright, Larry Holmquist, Sharon Y. Hudson


N.C. Treasurer: Dimple Ajmera, Ronnie Chatterji, Matt Leatherman

N.C. Superintendent of Public Instruction: Keith A. Sutton, James Barrett, Constance (Lav) Johnson, Michael Maher, Jen Mangrum

N.C. Commissioner of Agriculture: Walter Smith, Jenna Wadsworth, Donovan Alexander Watson

N.C. Auditor: Luis A. Toledo, Beth A. Wood

N.C. Lieutenant Governor: Allen Thomas, Bill Toole, Terry Van Duyn, Chaz Beasley, Yvonne Lewis Holley, Ron Newton

N.C. Governor: Ernest T. Reeves, Roy Cooper

U.S. House of Representatives District 11: Michael O’Shea, Phillip G. Price, Steve Woodsmall, Gina Collias, Moe Davis

U.S. Senate: Erica D. Smith, Steve Swenson, Cal Cunningham, Trevor M. Fuller, Atul Goel

North Carolina voters do not have to provide a photo I.D. for the March Primary. In December 2019, a federal court order blocked the requirement from taking effect. This injunction will remain in place until further notice.

Poles will stay open until 7:30 p.m.

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