Early voting ends today for Tuesday’s primary election, Fibrant referendum

Published 12:00 am Saturday, May 5, 2018

SALISBURY — One-stop early voting ends today at the Rowan County Board of Elections office in Salisbury.

The office is in West End Plaza at 1935 Jake Alexander Blvd. W. It will be open from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Voters who have not registered in Rowan County may do so at the same time they cast their ballots.

Anyone who is 17 now but will be 18 before the Nov. 6 general election may also vote in primary elections. But 17-year-olds may not vote in the city referendum on Fibrant or the race for Kannapolis Board of Education.

Republican primary races include North Carolina Senate District 33North Carolina House of Representatives District 83 and three seats on the Rowan County Board of Commissioners.

Candidates include:

• Carl Ford and Bill Sorenson in Senate District 33.

• Michael Anderson and Larry Pittman in House District 83.

• Greg Edds, Jim Greene, Michael Julian, Judy Klusman, Craig Pierce and Jim Sides for Rowan County Board of Commissioners.

Democratic primary races include U.S. House of Representatives District 8 and District 13 and North Carolina House District 83.

Candidates include:

• Scott Huffman, Frank McNeill and Marc Tiegel in U.S. House District 8.

• Adam Coker and Kathy Manning in U.S. House District 13.

• Senah Andrews, Earle Schecter and Gail Young in North Carolina House District 83.

In Salisbury, the ballot also includes the city of Salisbury referendum on whether to lease the Fibrant broadband service to Hotwire Communications.

In Kannapolis, two seats for the city Board of Education in Area 1 are on the ballot.

Candidates are Kristina Tutterow Cook, Brenda McCombs, Jessica Dixon Touart, Janet E. Yvars and incumbent Daniel M. Wallace.