As the filing deadline nears for the March primary, many Twin County candidates face no opposition, while some seats will gain new occupants as some incumbents fail to file.
The N.C. State District 11 seat will be up for grabs as incumbent Sen. Buck Newton, R-Wilson, is making a bid for N.C. Attorney General. Two Republican candidates, Rick Horner and Benton Sawrey, have filed to run for his seat. So far, there is no Democratic challenger.
N.C Sen. Angela Bryant, D-Nash, will face a Republican challenger, Richard Scott for the District 4 seat.
N.C. Rep. Jeff Collins, R-Nash, will run unopposed for the District 25 seat unless a challenger files by the Monday deadline. (Source: Read more)