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Endorsement of Democratic commissioner candidates

by Kathleen N. Lohr, PhD, Chapel Hill I am writing to express my strong support and appreciation for three candidates in Chatham County for county commissioner positions. Michael Dasher brings experience and a deep understanding of the needs of a ...
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Vote for Chatham County Republican Candidates

by Rolin Mainuddin, Chapel Hill A lawyer by training, and with business experience, Robert Thomas is running for the U.S. House of Representatives, District 4. A strong supporter of the Second Amendment, he is for building the wall in opposing ...
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Why I’m Voting for Joe Biden for President

by Diane Tuttle Ursano, Briar Chapel I grew up in an Army family. Both of my parents were service “Brats,” my father a “Navy Junior” and my mother an “Army Brat.” Four of my five uncles were career Army, Air ...
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Why I am voting for Joe Biden

by Vickie Atkinson, Chapel Hill I am enthusiastically voting for Joe Biden. Joe Biden has the temperament, experience and steadiness that I want in a leader. His empathy, knowledge of how government works, and willingness to listen to experts and ...
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A Woman Supporting Trump

by Vickie Day Terll, Pittsboro As a mother and grandmother, I would like to leave behind for my daughter and grandson an America that promises physical security, traditional morality, and economic prosperity. In order to ensure these goals, the country ...
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Endorsing Republican commissioner candidates

by Rolin Mainuddin, Chapel Hill In addition to the lone Republican incumbent Andy Wilkie, two other Republican candidates are running for the Chatham County Board of Commissioners in 2020. With a 4-1 majority for the Democrats, it is imperative to ...
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Chatham Board of Education Candidate Q&A

Board of Education District 1 Melissa Hlavac Board of Education, District 1 (incumbent) Q1: Who are you?  Chatham County is a large, diverse community comprised of people from a spectrum of cultures, backgrounds and socioeconomic levels. Like some, I’m a first-generation ...
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County Commissioner Candidate Q&A

Chatham County Commissioner District 1 Karen Howard (D)Chatham County Commissioner, District 1 (Incumbent) Q1: Who are you?  I am a former attorney and current Chair of the Chatham County Board of Commissioners. My family and I have lived in Northeastern ...
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Election season in Chatham has begun!

by Casey Mann, Senior Correspondent Chatham County residents are some of the most politically active in the state with election season occasionally resembling an old fashioned demolition derby. Each election cycle, Chatham County ranks near the top for turnout percentage ...