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In Chatham, the five-member board of county commissioners acts as the main policy-making body for the county’s government. This year, three of the board’s five seats will be contested on the 2020 … more
Election Day is less than eight weeks away and ballots in Chatham County — which will include, of course, the 2020 presidential candidates — will be lengthy. more
Chatham County will have early voting availability on Sundays after all, but that decision — made at the state level last week, and affirmed by the Chatham County Board of Elections a day later — … more
After the Chatham County Board of Election’s split vote in July on whether to allow early voting on Sundays, the state’s elections board made the final decision on Monday for the county — voting 3-2 to include Sundays. more
SILER CITY — Three District 2 residents are asking Town of Siler City to consider them to fill the vacant seat of long-time commissioner and Mayor Pro-Tem Larry Cheek, who died in May. Each of … more
So far, more than 6,800 Chatham County residents requested an absentee ballot, putting Chatham in the top 10 among N.C. counties for such requests. As absentee ballot requests surge and questions of … more
The N.C. Board of Elections will consider — and eventually rule — on early voting plans for Chatham and 18 other counties during a specially called meeting Aug. 31. The announcement comes … more
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to grip the country and the 2020 election moves closer, the demand for absentee ballots is surging in the state — and in Chatham. A recent tweet by Gerry … more
Lynette Bagwell has worked at the polls during early voting and on election day in her home precinct in Bynum for more than a decade. “It’s so important that we have honest elections,” … more
It goes without saying that for voters and poll workers, November’s general election won’t look normal in Chatham County. Just how different remains to be seen, but for elections board … more
In the first primaries for the Fourth Congressional District to feature Chatham County since 2014, incumbent Rep. David Price of Wake County earned the Democratic nomination, while Durham businessman Robert Thomas clinched the Republican candidacy, with 95 percent of precincts reporting as of press time. more
Chatham County voters easily approved a malt beverage referendum, allowing the “on-premises” sales of malt beverages at places like tap rooms and craft beer breweries with tasting rooms in unincorporated areas, and narrowly passed a local quarter-cent sales tax in Tuesday’s primary election. more
After facing some tight margins in early results, an incumbent Chatham County Commissioner escaped his party’s primary. Gaining 54 percent of the vote, Democrat Mike Dasher won the right to face Republican Jimmy Pharr in the November general election to represent District 2 on the Chatham County Board of Commissioners by defeating challenger Katelin Hancock. more
There are two referenda on this year’s primary ballot for all Chatham County residents. The first took multiple meetings of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners to deliberate and … more
Date/place of birth: 1968, U.S.A. Current occupation: Host, The Dr. Nasir Shaikh Show on The Conservative Commandos Radio Network & American Uncensored News TV Network in … more
Daniel Ulysses Lockwood Date/place of birth: 1992, Cary, N.C. Current occupation: Web Designer E-mail: committee@lockwood4nc.com Campaign website/social media: lockwood4nc.com; … more
Diving into all six candidates — two Democrats and four Republicans — on the ballots in North Carolina’s 4th Congressional District, which includes much of Chatham County, would take a long … more
David Price Date/place of birth: 1940, Erwin, Tennessee Current occupation: Congressman E-mail: info@priceforcongress.com Campaign website/social media: priceforcongress.com Family … more
Debesh Sarkar Date/place of birth: 1945, Calcutta, India Current occupation: Structural Engineer, N.C. Department of Transportation E-mail: debeshsarkar108@gmail.com Campaign … more
Chatham County’s referendum asking voters if they approve a quarter-cent increase to the local sales tax rate, on primary ballots now, has brought a myriad of opinions across social media and right-of-ways and lawns from Pittsboro to Bear Creek. more
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