Voters Head To Polls For Local Elections

Voters in parts of 26 North Carolina counties are choosing local leaders or winnowing down candidates for mayor and city council primary races.

The polls opened Tuesday morning for about 90 separate primary and general election races stretching across the state.

Four seats are up for grabs on the Wake County school board Tuesday following a passionate campaign between supporters and opponents of the district's student reassignment policies.

In Eastern Carolina, the contested races are as follows: commissioners in Atlantic Beach; mayor and aldermen in New Bern; mayor and council in Elizabeth City; city council in Rocky Mount; and commissioners in Sharpsburg.

Some towns have elections Tuesday where there is only one person on the ballot for the position they are running for.

We'll have full results tonight on WITN and

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  • by PUREBREAD on Oct 6, 2009 at 06:41 PM
    MY thaughts exactly! I just dont know how to express them as good as you.
  • by Obama Snake Oil Co Location: Washington on Oct 6, 2009 at 01:59 PM
    Just vote no for any democrat. With all that is happening in this state, spending, corruption, if you want real change, get rid of the incumbant democrats. Witn, since they fired all the ACORN org in Raleigh, how will be able to get to the polls?

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