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Current List of Candidates

2020 Elections

  • If more candidates of the same party file for office than there are seats avaialable for that office, the party will hold a primary election March 3rd. The winners of that party will advance to the November 3rd general election to represent their party on the ballot.
  • Seventeen-year-olds may vote in the March Primary if they will turn 18-years-old on or before November 3, 2019.

Candidate List - Full list of candidates for Catawba County (updated 7/6/2020)
Note: Presidential candidates are not official until after their party's conventions.


November General Election

The General Election will be held Tuesday, November 3rd, 2020. Polls are open 6:30 am to 7:30 pm.

OFFICES

CANDIDATES

Partisan Races

US President
(1 seat)

  • To Be Determined

US Senate
(1 seat)

  • Thom Tillis (Rep)
  • Shannon W. Bray (Lib)
  • Cal Cunningham (Dem)
  • Kevin E. Hayes (Cst)

US House of Representatives
District 5

(1 seat)

  • David Wilson Brown (Dem)
  • Virginia Foxx (Rep)
  • Jeff Gregory (Cst)

US House of Representatives
District 10

(1 seat)

  • David Parker (Dem)
  • Patrick McHenry (Rep)

NC Governor
(1 seat)

  • Al Pisano (Cst)
  • Roy Cooper (Dem)
  • Steven J. DiFiore (Lib)
  • Dan Forest (Rep)

NC Lieutenant Governor
(1 seat)

  • Mark Robinson (Rep)
  • Yvonne Lewis Holley (Dem)

NC Attorney General
(1 seat)

  • Jim O'Neill (Rep)
  • Josh Stein (Dem)

NC Auditor
(1 seat)

  • Anthony Wayne (Tony) Street (Rep)
  • Beth A. Wood (Dem)

NC Commissioner of Agriculture
(1 seat)

  • Steve Troxler (Rep)
  • Jenna Wadsworth (Dem)

NC Commissioner of Insurance
(1 seat)

  • Mike Causey (Rep)
  • Wayne Goodwin (Dem)

NC Commissioner of Labor
(1 seat)

  • Josh Dobson (Rep)
  • Jessica Holmes (Dem)

NC Secretary of State
(1 seat)

  • E.C. Sykes (Rep)
  • Elaine Marshall (Dem)

NC Superintendent of Public Instruction
(1 seat)

  • Catherine Truitt (Rep)
  • Jen Mangrum (Dem)

NC Treasurer
(1 seat)

  • Ronnie Chatterji (Dem)
  • Dale R. Folwell (Rep)

NC Supreme Court Chief Justice Seat 01
(1 seat)

  • Cheri Beasley (Dem)
  • Paul Newby (Rep)

NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 02
(1 seat)

  • Phil Berger, Jr. (Rep)
  • Lucy Inman (Dem)

NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 04
(1 seat)

  • Tamara Barringer (Rep)
  • Mark Davis (Dem)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 04
(1 seat)

  • Tricia Shields (Dem)
  • April C. Wood (Rep)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 05
(1 seat)

  • Lora Christine Cubbage (Dem)
  • Fred Gore (Rep)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 06
(1 seat)

  • Gray Styers (Dem)
  • Chris Dillon (Rep)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 07
(1 seat)

  • Reuben F. Young (Dem)
  • Jeff Carpenter (Rep)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 13
(1 seat)

  • Chris Brook (Dem)
  • Jefferson G. Griffin (Rep)

NC State Senate District 42
(1 seat)

  • H. Dean Proctor (Rep)
  • Tina R. Miles (Dem)

NC House of Representatives District 089
(1 seat)

  • Mitchell Smith Setzer (Rep)
  • Greg Cranford (Dem)

NC House of Representatives District 096
(1 seat)

  • Jay Adams (Rep)
  • Kim Bost (Dem)

NC District Court Judge District 25 Seat 08
(1 seat)

  • Burford A. Cherry (Rep)

NC District Court Judge District 25 Seat 09
(1 seat)

  • Richard S. Holloway (Rep)

NC District Court Judge District 25 Seat 10
(1 seat)

  • Andrea Chiz Plyler (Rep)

Catawba County Board of Commissioners
(2 seats)

  • Gabriel Sherwood (Dem)
  • Jerome Simpkins (Dem)
  • Austin Allran (Rep)
  • Barbara Gale Beatty (Rep)

Catawba County Register of Deeds
(1 seat)

  • Donna Hicks Spencer (Rep)

Non-Partisan Races

Catawba County School Board
(3 seats)

  • Annette Young Richards
  • Jeff Taylor
  • Michael Wyant
  • Ronn Abernathy
  • Gavin Joshua Gabriel
  • Tracy Myers
  • Michael M. Nash

Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor
(1 seat)

  • Joseph Williamson
  • David Caldwell
  • Jonathan Moretz
Note: Candidates are ordered alphabetically starting with the letter "O"


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