Special Election Called for NC Judicial Races - State and Federal Communications

August 5, 2014  •  

Special Election Called for NC Judicial Races

North CarolinaA special election will be held for three state judicial seats recently vacated by sitting judges. The state Board of Elections set the special election to coincide with the general election on November 4, 2014.

The seats up for election are for the Court of Appeals, the Superior Court in Mecklenburg County, and the Superior Court in Alamance County.

Judicial races in North Carolina are nonpartisan, statewide races, where all judicial candidates appear on the statewide ballot with no party affiliation. Each race is determined by a plurality of votes.

Candidates must file with the Board of Elections by noon on August 8, 2014, in order to appear on the special election ballot.

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