Category Archives: Politics
Perhaps one of the most contentious political races in years is the contest for Republican primary in Senate District 35. Tommy Tucker is taking on former Senator Fern Shubert, and both have taken off the gloves in the last few … Continue reading
Fern Shubert, who is running against Tommy Tucker in the Republican primary for state Senate District 35, was on the Glenn Beck show on Fox News a couple of years ago. Here’s a clip from youtube:
As the Mint Hill Times has reported since 2008, former unaffiliated Dist. 103 candidate Mark Brody is challenging the way North Carolina allows third parties access to ballots. In 2008, Brody collected signatures of 4 percent of registered voters so … Continue reading
With seven Democrats retiring in the N.C. Senate, Republicans think they might be able to win a majority for the first time in 112 years.
As expected, Matthews resident and former town commissioner Bill Brawley filed to run for the District 103 seat being vacated by Jim Gulley. That brings the candidate total to three for District 3: Brawley and Lloyd Austin, both Republicans, and … Continue reading
Three challengers will take on the incumbents for Mint Hill Hill Board of Commissioner in Tuesday’s election.
With current mayor Lee Myers stepping down after a long run as Matthews mayor, two candidates are slugging it out to take his place. Here are the questionnaires, in their entirety, of candidates H. Jack Davis and Jim Taylor.
The November 3 election is next Tuesday and the turnout is expected to be higher than usual according to the Board of Elections Michael Dickerson. The Mint Hill Times, for the past month, has run candidate questionnaires for Mint Hill … Continue reading
The Mint Hill Women’s Club will host a Candidate’s Forum on tonight at the McEwen Room, Mint Hill Town Hall. The event begins at 7 pm with four-five minute remarks by the candidates, followed by light refreshments and then a … Continue reading
The Mint Hill Women’s Club will host a Candidate’s Forum on Monday, October 12 at the McEwen Room, Mint Hill Town Hall. The event begins at 7 pm with four-five minute remarks by the candidates, followed by light refreshments and … Continue reading
Lee Myers has officially endorsed Matthews council member Jim Taylor in his bid to become the town’s new mayor. “”It is vital that we elect Jim Taylor for mayor,” Myers said in a prepared statement. “He is accountable, energetic, professional … Continue reading
A new, easy-to-use checklist will help voters and candidates focus on the most important issues facing North Carolina’s city and town governments. The John Locke Foundation is unveiling the checklist as candidates start cranking up their campaigns for the 2009 … Continue reading
This year’s election was so big that even the kids turned out in record numbers to vote. The races on the voting ballots included President, Governor, Senate, Congress, General Assembly, County Commission and bonds. Kids Voting election activity helps students … Continue reading