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Candidates file for elected offices

  • 02/12/2018
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By Erin Smith

The Bladen County Board of Elections office was overflowing with well wishers and supporters as candidates lined up Monday afternoon to file for elected office. As of 2 p.m., 12 candidates had filed seeking elected offices in Bladen County. The primary election will be held in May.

A host of seats are available in Bladen County.  Bladen County Sheriff Jim McVicker, who is Republican, filed seeking re-election to his office. He will be challenged by Democrat Hakeem Brown, Billy Ward, who is Republican, and Democrat Gary Edwards.

Incumbent Bladen County Commissioner Charles Ray Peterson, who recently changed his party affiliation to Republican, filed for re-election to his seat. Democrat Dawson Singletary also filed seeking election to the County Commissioner District 2 seat.

Incumbent Bladen County Commissioner Russell Priest, who is a Democrat, filed seeking re-election to the County Commissioner District 3 seat.

Incumbent Bladen County Board of Education member Roger Carroll, who is a Democrat, filed seeking re-election to the Board of Education District 2 seat.

Incumbent Bladen County Clerk of Court Niki Dennis, who is a Democrat, filed seeking re-election to her seat as did incumbent Bladen County Register of Deeds Beverly Parks, who is a Democrat.

Kenneth Clark, who is a Democrat, has filed seeking election to the office of Bladen County Coroner. Martin “Tony” Denning, who is a Democrat, also filed seeking election to the NC House District 22 seat which is currently held by Republican William Brisson.

 

 

 

 

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