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More join sheriff’s race, Rowan County lawmakers file for re-election on second day of filing

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A few more local Republicans threw their hats into the race for ...

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Rowan Board of Elections unanimously approves early voting plan for 2022 primary election

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections on Tuesday unanimously selected an early ...

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County commissioners, sheriff’s race gets off to fast start on first day of filing

SALISBURY – Rowan County on Monday wrapped up its first day of 2022 primary filing with 10 candidates ...

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Political Notebook: Warren, Ford plan to seek re-election in 2022

SALISBURY — Rowan County lawmakers Rep. Harry Warren and Sen. Carl Ford say they will add their names ...

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Judges deny requests to block state elections under new maps

By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH (AP) — North Carolina’s 2022 elections under new legislative and congressional ...

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Elaine Hewitt selected as new chair of Rowan County Republicans

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Longtime Republican Elaine Hewitt was selected as the Rowan County Republican Party’s ...

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Filing for 2022 election in Rowan County begins next month. Here’s who has declared a run for office.

SALISBURY — Though filing for the 2022 election begins next month, some candidates have formally organized campaign committees ...

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Political Notebook: Rowan Republicans will elect new chair as race takes shape for N.C. House District 83

Rowan County Republican Party Chairman Rev. Brad Jenkins plans to run for North Carolina House District 83, and ...

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Partisan municipal races on the horizon in Rowan County after endorsements in 2021

SALISBURY — Local Republican and Democratic leaders say it’s hard to know how much party endorsements impacted the nonpartisan ...

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Alexander ‘not surprised’ with election victory; Heggins says she’ll continue serving the community

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Mayor Karen Alexander on Tuesday said she wasn’t surprised results of a ...

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn running in new NC congressional district

By BRYAN ANDERSON AND GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Rep. Madison Cawthorn says ...

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Rowan County Board of Elections canvasses 2021 election, will conduct recount Tuesday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections met Tuesday to formally canvass the ...

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Heggins gains on Alexander in mayoral race after provisional, mail ballots counted

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A count of all remaining absentee by mail and provisional ballots on ...

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Lawsuit filed over state’s redistricting maps favoring GOP

By BRYAN ANDERSON Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH (AP) — Barely 24 hours after their passage, North Carolina’s ...

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Salisbury voters talks local elections, biggest issues to address

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Though voter turnout in municipal elections is historically lower than state and ...

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State legislators finalize redistricting maps

By Gary D. Robertson Associated Press RALEIGH — The North Carolina General Assembly completed redistricting maps Thursday for ...

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Tell us what you think about 2021 municipal election results

With the exception of a potential Salisbury mayoral and East Spencer aldermen recount, municipal elections in Rowan County ...

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More to count: Board of Elections will resolve outstanding ballots before Salisbury, East Spencer recounts

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The Rowan County Board of Elections will certify the 2021 municipal election ...

East Spencer

Mallett wins another term as East Spencer mayor, final board seat hinges on recount

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com EAST SPENCER — Mayor Barbara Mallett will serve another term in East Spencer, but ...

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Heggins says she’ll request recount in mayoral race after finishing 18 votes behind Alexander

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After Mayor Karen Alexander and Mayor Pro Tem Al Heggins finished the ...

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Two incumbents, two newcomers win seats on Salisbury City Council

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Incumbents Tamara Sheffield and David Post will be joined by McLaughlin’s Grocery ...

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Youngkin wins Virginia governor’s race; Democrat wins mayor’s race in New York City

By WILL WEISSERT and SARAH RANKIN Associated Press RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Glenn Youngkin won the Virginia governor’s ...

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Newcomer makes history in Kannapolis City Council race, two incumbents retain seats

KANNAPOLIS — Two incumbents won reelection and one newcomer made history Tuesday in a crowded Kannapolis City Council ...

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In toughest challenge yet, Rockwell mayor wins re-election

ROCKWELL — Challenger Chuck Bowman gave Mayor Beau Taylor the toughest test the longtime incumbent has seen in ...

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Spencer votes ‘yes’ on longer, staggered terms

SPENCER — A pair of ballot referendums that will increase the length of terms for elected officials in ...

Cleveland

Two incumbents, former mayor win seats in Cleveland

CLEVELAND — Two incumbents and the town’s former mayor won spots on the Cleveland Board of Commissioners on ...

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Cress, Linker win reelection to Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen

GRANITE QUARRY — The Granite Quarry Board of Aldermen will look the same for at least two years ...

China Grove

Two incumbents, one newcomer win election in China Grove Town Council race

CHINA GROVE — One newcomer was elected and two incumbents retained their seats in the China Grove Town ...

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