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Who is on the ballot in Rowan?

Connect NC Public Improvement Bond

The issuance of two billion dollars ($2,000,000,000) State of North Carolina Public Improvement Bonds constituting general obligation bonds of the State secured by a pledge of the faith and credit and taxing power of the State for the purpose of providing funds, with any other available funds, to fund capital improvements and new facilities for the State, including, without limitation, the construction and furnishing of new facilities and the renovation and rehabilitation of existing facilities for, without limitation, the University of North Carolina System, the North Carolina Community College System, water and sewer systems, the State’s National Guard, the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, attractions and parks, and the Department of Public Safety.



If you’re wondering which races are on this year’s primary ballot, you’re in the right place.

Congressional and legislative districts criss-cross the county in so many different ways that the Board of Elections is unable to produce one sample ballot that applies to all voters. There are 316 different ballot styles in Rowan.

Here is a list of all the races that are on the primary ballot and the candidates. Party affiliation is listed after the candidates’ names.

There are primaries for Republicans, Democrats and Libertarians. The state also has a bond referendum on the ballot for which everyone who is registered can vote, including unaffiliated voters.

North Carolina allows voters registered as unaffiliated to vote in the primary of their choice.

Voters may obtain a sample ballot tailored to include only your districts by visiting www.ncsbe.gov, clicking on Voter tools, then Voter lookup or going directly to:


For more information, call the Board of Elections at 704-216-8140.

US President

Mike Huckabee (Rep)

John R. Kasich (Rep)

Rand Paul (Rep)

Marco Rubio (Rep)

Rick Santorum (Rep)

Donald J. Trump (Rep)

Jeb Bush (Rep)

Ben Carson (Rep)

Chris Christie (Rep)

Ted Cruz (Rep)

Carly Fiorina (Rep)

Jim Gilmore (Rep)

Martin J. O’Malley (Dem)

Bernie Sanders (Dem)

Hillary Clinton (Dem)

Roque “Rocky” De La Fuente (Dem)

John David Hale (Lib)

Cecil Ince (Lib)

Gary Johnson (Lib)

Steven Elliott (Steve) Kerbel (Lib)

Darryl W. Perry (Lib)

Austin Petersen (Lib)

Derrick Michael Reid (Lib)

Jack B. Robinson, Jr. (Lib)

Rhett Rosenquest Smith (Lib)

Barbara Joy Waymire (Lib)

Marc Allan Feldman (Lib)

US Senate

Larry Holmquist (Rep)

Paul Wright (Rep)

Greg Brannon (Rep)

Richard Burr (Rep)

Ernest T. Reeves (Dem)

Chris Rey (Dem)

Deborah K. Ross (Dem)

Kevin D. Griffin (Dem)

US House, District 5

Pattie Curran (Rep)

Virginia Foxx (Rep)

US House, District 12

Leon Threatt (Rep)

Ryan Duffie (Rep)

Gardenia Henley (Dem)

Juan Antonio Marin, Jr. (Dem)

Alma Adams (Dem)

NC Governor

Pat McCrory (Rep)

Charles Kenneth Moss (Rep)

C. Robert Brawley (Rep)

Ken Spaulding (Dem)

Roy Cooper (Dem)

NC Lieutenant Governor

Holly Jones (Dem)

Ronald L. Newton (Dem)

Robert Earl Wilson (Dem)

Linda Coleman (Dem)

NC Attorney General

Buck Newton (Rep)

Jim O’Neill (Rep)

Josh Stein (Dem)

Marcus W. Williams (Dem)

NC Commissioner of Agriculture

Andy Stevens (Rep)

Steve Troxler (Rep)

NC Commissioner of Insurance

Joe McLaughlin (Rep)

Ronald (Ron) Pierce (Rep)

Mike Causey (Rep)

NC Commissioner of Labor

Charles Meeker (Dem)

Mazie Ferguson (Dem)

NC Secretary of State

Michael LaPaglia (Rep)

A. J. Daoud (Rep)

NC Supt. of Public Instruction

Mark Johnson (Rep)

J. Wesley Sills (Rep)

Rosemary Stein (Rep)

Henry J. Pankey (Dem)

June Atkinson (Dem)

NC Treasurer

Dan Blue III (Dem)

Ron Elmer (Dem)

NC House, District 77

Andrew H. Poston (Rep)

Harry Warren (Rep)

Rowan County Commissioner

Johnny Love (Rep)

Craig Pierce (Rep)

Mike Caskey (Rep)

Kannapolis Board of Education, Area 2 (Rowan)

Todd Adams

James (Jim) Smith

Kannapolis Board of Education, Area 1 (Cabarrus)

Kevin Clark

Bobby Connor

Natasha Lipscomb

Anita Parker

Patricia Ware



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