State decides no new election for Brunswick Co. Commission - WECT TV6-WECT.com:News, weather & sports Wilmington, NC

State decides no new election for Brunswick Co. Commission

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
BRUNSWICK COUNTY, NC (WECT) -

The State Board of Elections decided not to hold a new election for a seat on the Brunswick County Commission, according to Brunswick County Board of Elections Director Sara Knotts.

Alan Lewis, who lost the March 15 primary to Mike Forte by 460 votes in the District 4 race, filed a protest, claiming Louie Lewis, who came in third, did not live in the district. Alan Lewis requested a new election “between only Candidate Alan Lewis and Candidate Mike Forte.”

Alan Lewis had a total of 6,911 votes, while Louie Lewis had 2,819.

In May, the Brunswick County Board of Elections upheld the challenge, which sent it to the State.

Knotts said the state’s decision could be appealed to the Wake County Superior Court within 10 days.

Copyright 2016 WECT. All rights reserved.

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • Judge Lewis to run for re-election as judicial filing period begins

    Judge Lewis to run for re-election as judicial filing period begins

    Monday, June 18 2018 2:33 PM EDT2018-06-18 18:33:53 GMT
    Even though she is undergoing treatments at the Mayo Clinic for liver cancer, Judge Ola Lewis plans to file Tuesday to run for re-election. (Source: WECT)Even though she is undergoing treatments at the Mayo Clinic for liver cancer, Judge Ola Lewis plans to file Tuesday to run for re-election. (Source: WECT)

    Judge Ola Lewis plans to file for re-election on Tuesday as the filing period for judicial candidates in North Carolina gets underway ahead of the 2018 General Election. Lewis, who is the senior resident superior court judge in the 13th district, has been undergoing treatment for liver cancer at the Mayo Clinic.

    More >>

    Judge Ola Lewis plans to file for re-election on Tuesday as the filing period for judicial candidates in North Carolina gets underway ahead of the 2018 General Election. Lewis, who is the senior resident superior court judge in the 13th district, has been undergoing treatment for liver cancer at the Mayo Clinic.

    More >>
  • Bill to change early voting passes NC House

    Bill to change early voting passes NC House

    Friday, June 15 2018 2:43 PM EDT2018-06-15 18:43:00 GMT
    The General Assembly is nearing final approval of changes to North Carolina's early in-person voting laws that Republicans say promote election uniformity but Democrats argue again discourage black residents from voting. (Source: WNCN)The General Assembly is nearing final approval of changes to North Carolina's early in-person voting laws that Republicans say promote election uniformity but Democrats argue again discourage black residents from voting. (Source: WNCN)

    The General Assembly is nearing final approval of changes to North Carolina's early in-person voting laws that Republicans say promote election uniformity but Democrats argue again discourage black residents from voting.

    More >>

    The General Assembly is nearing final approval of changes to North Carolina's early in-person voting laws that Republicans say promote election uniformity but Democrats argue again discourage black residents from voting.

    More >>
  • UPDATE: Amended rape kits bill headed to governor's desk

    UPDATE: Amended rape kits bill headed to governor's desk

    Thursday, June 14 2018 9:45 PM EDT2018-06-15 01:45:50 GMT
    The vast majority of rape kits collected from Wilmington victims in recent years were never tested. (Source: WECT)The vast majority of rape kits collected from Wilmington victims in recent years were never tested. (Source: WECT)

    A bill amended by the state Senate to address the backlog of untested rape kits sitting in evidence rooms across North Carolina is headed to Gov. Roy Cooper's desk for his signature.

    More >>

    A bill amended by the state Senate to address the backlog of untested rape kits sitting in evidence rooms across North Carolina is headed to Gov. Roy Cooper's desk for his signature.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly