More candidates join the 2018 election cycle

More candidates join the 2018 election cycle
March 01
01:00 2018

As the filing period entered its closing days, City Council Member Denise “D.D.” Adams made her run for the Fifth Congressional District official by filing on Monday.

Adams will go up against Jenny Marshall in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Rep. Virginia Foxx will face Cortland Meader Jr. in the Republican primary.

Others who have filed since the first two days of filing include 31st District incumbent State Sen. Joyce Krawlec, who will face Dan Barnett in the Republican primary, with the winner facing Democratic challenger John Motsinger Jr.  In District 32, Republican Eric Henderson filed to challenge Democratic State Sen. Paul Lowe.

State Rep. Ed Hanes filed for re-election as a Democrat and, as of press time, had no challenger. Democrat Aaron Paul Cave filed in District 73 to challenge Republican State Rep. Lee Zachary. In District 75, Democratic City Council Member Dan Besse filed to face Republican State Rep. Donny Lambeth.

Forsyth County District Attorney Jim O’Neill has also filed for re-election with no opponent. For at-large Forsyth County commissioner, Democrat Ted Kaplan filed for re-election. Republicans Jimmie Boyd and A.L. “Buddy” Collins have also filed for the seat.

School board at-large incumbents, Democrat Elisabeth Motsinger and Republican Robert Barr, have filed along with challengers Republican Jim Smith and Democrats Deanna Kaplan and Andrea Pace Bramer, who are competing for three seats. School board candidates Barbara Hanes-Burke, Alex Bailand Bohannon and Eunice Campbell, who are all Democrats, are vying for two District 1 seats. Democrat Rebecca Nussbuam and Republican Leah Crowley have filed for the four District 2 seats held by Republicans David Singletary, Dana Caudill Jones, Lida Calvert Hayes and Lori Goins Clark.

These are the candidate listings as of The Chronicle’s press time on Tuesday. Candidate filing ended at noon on Wednesday.

About Author

Todd Luck

Todd Luck

Related Articles


Featured Sponsor

Receive Chronicle Updates

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.



More Sponsors