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Maintain and Expand Access to Early Voting in Orange County

I've been a strong advocate for early voting locations and hours in Orange County that provide adequate access for all Orange County residents in my time as a student and council member in Chapel Hill. I'm sharing below my open letter to the Board of Elections as they make decisions this week about early voting locations for this fall. Interested in making your voice heard about early voting?

Lavelle Running for Re-Election in Carrboro, Parker Running for Council in Chapel Hill

With election filing under a month away, announcements are coming in from local candidates. Just this morning, Carrboro mayor Lydia Lavelle announced she will be seeking re-election. Earlier this week, Michael Parker, a health care consultant and Chapel Hill Planning Commission member, announced he will run for Chapel Hill Town Council this fall. (Parker also applied for the seat vacated by former Council member Matt Czajkowski.)

Candidate Filing Ends for 2015 Elections

Candidate filing for municipal offices and the Chapel-Hill Carrboro School Board ends at 12:00 pm at the Board of Elections office in Hillsborough.

Date: 

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 12:00pm

Location: 

Orange County Board of Elections

2015 OP Candidate Coming Out Party

Join us from 5:30pm to 7:30pm for our 2015 Candidate Coming Out Party. The location is DSI Comedy Theater at 462 W. Franklin Street in Chapel Hill.

Date: 

Friday, July 17, 2015 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

DSI Comedy Theater at 462 W. Franklin St. Chapel Hill

Candidate Filing Begins for 2015 Elections

Candidate filing for municipal offices and the Chapel-Hill Carrboro School Board begins at 8:00 am at the Board of Elections office in Hillsborough.

Date: 

Monday, July 6, 2015 - 8:00am

Location: 

Orange County Board of Elections

Running for Re-Election!

Serving on the Chapel Hill Town Council has been an enormous privilege. We’ve accomplished a lot over the past four years, but as residents remind me every day, there’s still a lot we can do to improve and strengthen our community.

That’s why I’m announcing the launch of my campaign for re-election to the Chapel Hill Town Council.

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This Week in Orange Politics

Though it’s a short week because of the Memorial Day holiday, Orange County’s public bodies will

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