The Political Agitator’s response: I will follow this and if a hearing is granted I plan to attend to.
A Nash County woman has filed two protests with the Edgecombe County Board of Elections challenging Bronson Williams’ right to run in the Rocky Mount mayoral election.
Joyce Arnette Jones, who lives in Ward 5 of Rocky Mount in Nash County, filed the two protests on Friday with the Edgecombe County Board of Elections. The documents were released to the Telegram by the Edgecombe County Board of Elections on Monday after they had been reviewed by the Edgecombe County attorney.
Jones said she felt she needed to file the protests in the interest of fairness.
“I filed the protest because I believe he filed fraudulently to run for office,” Jones said Monday in a telephone interview. “I don’t think it is fair or proper or fair to the citizens of Rocky Mount.”
Both protests are related to Williams’ residency issues. Though Williams filed to run for mayor in Edgecombe County and listed an Edgecombe County address — 1611 Hargrove St. — as his residence, there seems to be mounting evidence that . . . (Read more)
Yes the Mayoral Race is a Non-Partisan Race but that is by design just like Judge Races.
Bronson Williams is a Democrat.
Sandy Claus Roberson is a Republican.
So therefore both are connected to a particular party because neither is registered as Unaffiliated.
So the Non-Partisan B.S. means Ab so damn lute ly Nothing!
How much will money matter in the Rocky Mount Mayoral runoff?
The most recent North Carolina State Board of Elections reports show Rocky Mount Mayoral candidate, Sandy Roberson spend $244,088.84 in his bid for mayor and received 4,718 votes that means he spent $51.74 per vote. The most recent financial report for his opponent in the upcoming runoff, Bronson Williams, was not posted on the North Carolina State Board of Elections website. However, given the campaign Mr. Williams ran, I doubt if his expenditures per vote are at that level. The challenge, in the runoff is for Rocky Mount voters to send the message as to whether or not elections can be bought.
Sources forwarded the following to The DCN News Blog Online TV. The following is Public Information so click on the links below and see it for yourself. I don’t make this stuff up, I just forward it and get blamed for creating it.
I just checked the NC State Board of Elections record and Sandy Roberson has spent running for Mayor of Rocky Mount!
Click on the links
Here is the report in Excel
CITIZENS FOR SANDY ROBERSON – 2019 PRE-ELECTION.xlsx
Here is the report in PDF
CITIZENS FOR SANDY ROBERSON – 2019 PRE-ELECTION.pdf
Here is the link to the NC State Board of Elections Website from which I downloaded the Excel and PDF files. The Excel and PDF files are the same data just in different formats.
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