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Election contests set after filing deadline

Election contests set after filing deadline

ASHEBORO — Following several delays, the election filing period closed Friday. Republican primary voters will see numerous contested elections in local races while the only Democratic primaries will occur at the state and federal levels.  Highlights on the GOP primary ballot include two contested county commissioner races as well as a three-way primary battle for sheriff.  Redistricting has resulted in three N.C. House districts and two State Senate districts serving the county.  Longtime state Rep. Pat Hurley faces a challenge in the seat she has held for eight terms. The seat being vacated by the retirement of Allen McNeill has…
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