U. S. Senator Kay Hagan tops our clate, seeking re-eletion to her second term. She's a Shelby native and a former N. C. state senator. (Read her bio here and visit her official Senate page here. Visit her campaign site to volunteer or see her stands on issues.)
Cleveland County Sheriff Alan Norman is seeking re-election to a second four-year term. His 29 years in law enforcement include 23 years with the local sheriff's department. Read more about Sheriff Norman at his Facebook site.
Willie B. McIntosh is one of our candidates for the Cleveland County Board of Commissioners (two seats open). He formerly served three terms on the Commission, including years as chair. Read more in this newspaper article.
Tate MacQueen of Asheville, N. C.,(shown with family) is our flag-bearer for U. S. Congress in the N. C. 10th District. The district comprises parts of Buncombe and Catawba counties and all of Cleveland, Gaston, Lincoln, Polk, and Rutherford counties. Tate is an environmentalist, community advocate, and educator. Read more at his campaign website and Facebook page..
Eddie Holbrook is seeking re-election to his third term on the Cleveland County Board of Commissioners (two seats open). Read more about his leadership in education, government, sports, and economic development at www.eddieholbrook.com and his Facebook site.
John Bridges is our Dem candidate for district attorney in District 27B, which comprises Cleveland and Lincoln counties. He is a local attorney and formerly a Shelby policeman. Read about him in this newspaper article and Facebook page.
Emily B. Church of Valdese is our Democratic candidate for the N. C. Senate in District 46, which includes Cleveland and Burke counties. A career educator, she's focusing on four "E's"--Education, Economy, Environment, and Equality. Visit her campaign website and Facebook page.
Mitzi McGraw Johnson is unopposed for re-election as Cleveland County Clerk of Superior Court. Clerk Johnson was first elected in 2006 after serving 18 years as assistant clerk.
Tott D. Griffin won a July 15 second primary to become our Dem nominee for Cleveland County coroner. A minister, he is manager of Genesis Funeral Home and Chapel in Shelby. Read more about him on his campaign website.
CCDP also supports the non-partisan candidacy of Roger D. Eaker for re-election as supervisor of the Cleveland County Soil and Water District.