Elections 2017

Local elections will be held on November 7, 2017, for the Carrboro Board of Aldermen, the Chapel Hill Town Council, the Hillsborough Board of Commissioners, and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City Schools Board of Education.

See UNC Campus From a Carolina Blue Bike

If you have been near campus the past week, you may have seen some snappy Carolina blue bikes zip by. Come take a spin!  Carolina launched Tar Heel Bikes on Wednesday, putting into service 100 bikes that you can pick up at 18 different hubs.  It’s easy: all you do is download the Social Bikes app and ride. The daily plan, which is available to everyone whether or not you have a UNC affiliation, provides one free hour of riding and costs $6/hr., and is prorated after that. 

Tar Heel Bikes is one visible element of our sustainability efforts. On September 25, Carolina celebrated Three Zeros Day, a time to recognize the progress Carolina has made to reduce the campus’ environmental footprint with three goals: net zero water usage, zero waste to landfills and net zero greenhouse-gas emissions.   This year, we announced that:

OP Candidate Questionnaire: Carrboro Candidates for Mayor

This election year, in addition to the two online forums we held, we have asked the candidates for Carrboro Mayor to complete a brief questionnaire. 

Here's a reminder of who's running:

  • Mayor Lydia Lavelle is seeking her third.
  • Challenger Mike Benson

Endorsements Roundup 2017

Organizational endorsements are rolling in, and early voting will begin soon. The spreadsheet below provides a summary of this year's endorsements. (We'll add others as they are announced.) Now it's time for the most important endorsements: yours!

Sierra Club Announces Chapel Hill, Carrboro Endorsements

Press releases containing the following endorsements were received this afternoon:

Chapel Hill Mayor: Pam Hemminger
Chapel Hill Town Council: Allen Buansi, Ed Harrison, and Karen Stegman
Carrboro Mayor: Lydia Lavelle
Carrboro Board of  Aldermen: Barbara Foushee, Jacquelyn Gist, Randee Haven-O’Donnell, and Sammy Slade

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