Election: N.C.'s nonpartisan judicial races

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 3, 2008

N.C. Supreme CourtYou may vote for one
Edmunds Seat
– Suzanne Reynolds of Winston-Salem. B.A., Meredith College; M.A., UNC-Chapel Hill; J.D., Wake Forest Univ. School of Law, professor of law, Wake Forest Univ. School of Law.
– Robert H. “Bob” Edmunds Jr. of Greensboro, incumbent. LL.M., Univ. of Virginia School of Law, 2004; J.D., Univ. of North Carolina School of Law, 1975; A.B., Vassar College, 1971 (Graduated with honors); Williams College, 1967-1979.
N.C. Appeals CourtSix seats up for election. Chief Judge John C. Martin is running unopposed.
Wynn seat
– James A. “Jim” Wynn of Cary, incumbent; graduate of Roberson High School, UNC-Chapel Hill, Marquette School of Law and University of Virginia School of Law.
– Jewel Ann Farlow of Guilford County, graduate of Duke University and Wake Forest University School of Law; now a sole practitioner.
Tyson seat
– Kristin Ruth of New Hill; graduate of Kansas State and Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law, Campbell University; now a District Court judge in Wake County.
– Sam J. Ervin IV of Morganton, graduate of Freedom High School in Morganton, Davidson College and Harvard Law School. Now with the N.C. Utilities Commission.
McCullough seat
– Doug McCullough of Atlantic Beach, incumbent; graduate of Swansboro High, UNC-Chapel Hill, University of South Carolina law school.
– Cheri Beasley of Fayetteville, graduate of the Tennessee College of Law; now a District Court judge in Fayetteville.
Stephens seat
– Linda Stephens of Raleigh, incumbent; graduate of University of South Carolina and the UNC School of Law.
– Dan Barrett of Advance; graduate of Scotland High School, Wake Forest University and WFU School of Law; now an attorney.
Arrowood seat
– Robert N. “Bob” Hunter Jr. of Morehead City; graduated from W.H. Page High School in Greensboro, UNC-Chapel Hill and UNC-CH School of Law; now attorney.
– John S. Arrowood of Charlotte, incumbent; graduate of Catawba College and UNC- School of Law.
District Court, 19C
Marshall Bickett is running unopposed for election as District Court judge in District 19C, Rowan County. Gov. Mike Easley appointed him to the bench in January 2007.