March primaries will be needed for three Bladen County Board of Commissioner races as filing for 2020 elections closed Friday.
William H. Moore of Elizabethtown filed for one of three county-wide commissioner seats Friday, bringing to four in the Democrat race. Other candidates on the ballot will be incumbent G. Michael Cogdell and challengers Mark Gillespie and Greg Taylor.
Also filing Friday were Danny L. Ellis of Elizabethtown for the District 3 seat. Ellis will face Ken Register Jr. and Judy Bowen in the Republican primary in March. There also will be a Democrat primary between James G. (Jimmie) Smith and Steve Peterson.
There will be a Republican primary for the District 2 between incumbent Daniel Ross Dowless and Rodney Hester. No Democrat filed in the district.
The other filing Friday was Republican Ricky L. Price of Harrells, who will challenge Democrat incumbent Ophelia Munn-Goins in the November 2020 election.
The primary election is March 3. The general election is Nov. 3.
Here are Bladen County filing provided by the Bladen County Board of Elections. (i) is for incumbent.
BLADEN COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
AT-LARGE (3 SEATS)
(i) Michael Cogdell, Elizabethtown
Mark Gillespie, Elizabethtown
Greg Taylor, Elizabethtown
William H. Moore, Elizabethtown
(i) Ray Britt, Elizabethtown
(i) David Gooden, Elizabethtown
(i) Dr. Ophelia Munn-Goins
Ricky L. Price, Harrells
(i) Daniel Dowless, Bladenboro
Rodney Hester, Bladenboro
Steve Peterson, Garland
James G. “Jimmie” Smith, Elizabethtown
Ken Register Jr., Elizabethtown
Judy Bowen, Elizabethtown
Danny L. Ellis II, Elizabethtown
BLADEN COUNTY BOARD OF EDUCATION
(i) Glenn McKoy, Council
(i) Berry Lewis, Bladenboro
Tim Benton, Bladenboro
DISTRICT COURT JUDGE DISTRICT 13
(i) Pauline Hankins, Bolivia
(i) C. Ashley Gore, Whiteville
(i) Scott Ussery, Elizabethtown
(i) Jason C. Disbrow, Southport
N.C. SENATE DISTRICT 8
David Sink, Leland
(i) Bill Rabon
Anthony Mascolo, Shallotte
Ethan Bickley, Castle Hayne
N.C. HOUSE DISTRICT 22
Albert D. Kirby Jr., Clinton
Martin (Tony) Denning, Elizabethtown
(i) William Brisson, Dublin