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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
Mike Dasher Date/place of birth: 1977, Toledo, Ohio Current occupation: Chatham County Commissioner, builder E-mail: info@mikedasher.org Campaign website/social media: … more
Katelin Hancock Date/place of birth: Chatham County Current occupation: Assistant Banquet Manager, J.B. Duke Hotel E-mail: katelinehancock@gmail.com Campaign website/social media: … more
Early voting for the 2020 primary has been steady but “slow” in Chatham County with 1,726 residents casting votes by the beginning of this week. Voters choosing the Democratic Party ballot … more
The only Chatham-specific candidate primary in this year’s election pits an incumbent commissioner against a political newcomer. Former board chairman and current Commissioner Mike Dasher is … more
The year 2020 is already shaping up to be an intriguing one for North Carolina politics. After all, there are 15 contenders now for what will eventually become two candidates in November for the … more
North Carolina counties which enact the Article 46 sales tax — a local option levy of an additional quarter cent on all retail items except for unprepared food and gasoline — have the option of also writing a resolution saying how the funds will be used. It’s not required, but the Chatham County Commissioners, like many county boards before it, have set aside four potential uses for any revenues from the tax, which will be decided on by Chatham voters during the 2020 primary vote in March. more
Chatham County voters will have a voice next month on deciding whether or not the county will levy a new quarter-cent sales tax. It’s called the Article 46 local option sales tax, and the Chatham County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously in October 2019 to put it on the March primary ballot. more
Early voting for Chatham County’s 2020 Primary Election begins Feb. 13 and features a Chatham County Commissioner primary and two county-wide referenda. Primary elections are the opportunity for … more
While Chatham County residents faced fairly simple ballot choices in the 2019 election, 2020’s will be anything but. Along with voting for U.S. President, U.S. Senate and U.S. House of … more
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