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This Week in Orange Politics: November 2-8

Only the Orange County Board of Commissioners and the Chapel Hill Carrboro School Board will meet this week, oh and there's a little election on Tuesday.

CARRBORO BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS

  • There is no meeting this week due to election day. The board's next meeting is November 10th.

CHAPEL HILL TOWN COUNCIL

  • There is no meeting this week. The board's next meeting is November 9th.

CHAPEL HILL-CARRBORO BOARD OF EDUCATION

HILLSBOROUGH BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

  • There is no meeting this week. The board's next meeting is November 9th.

ORANGE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

Endorsements Roundup 2015

It looks like all of the organizational endorsements are in, and early voting is now underway. The spreadsheet below provides a summary of this year's endorsements. Now it's time for the most important endorsements: yours!

Breakfast Club Endorses in Chapel Hill, School Board Races

The Hank Anderson-Bill Thorpe-Yonni Chapman Breakfast Club has issued its endorsements for the Chapel Hill Town Council and the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board.

This Week in Orange Politics: October 26-31, 2015

The Chapel Hill Town Council will take up changes to the Land Use Management Ordinance for the Ephesus-Fordham district. The Hillsborough Town Board will discuss affordable housing policy. The Orange County School Board meets this week, but the Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board does not. Early voting continues through Halloween. Go vote!

CARRBORO BOARD OF ALDERPERSONS

  • There is no meeting this week due to early voting. The board's next meeting is November 10th.

CHAPEL HILL TOWN COUNCIL

Daily Tar Heel Endorses in Chapel Hill Town Council Race

The Daily Tar Heel issued its endorsements this morning n the Chapel Hill Town Council election. Early voting begins today at noon and will continue through October 31. Election Day is November 3.

Indy Week Endorses in Chapel Hill, School Board Races

Indy Week has released its endorsements for Chapel Hill Town Council and Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board.

This Week in Orange Politics: October 19-25

Carrboro, Chapel Hill, and Orange County boards are meeting this week. Both school boards and the Hillsborough Town Board are not. Early voting starts this Thursday.

Forum Open Thread: Chapel Hill Town Council

Welcome to the open thread for the Chapel Hill Town Council candidate forum.

Sierra Club Endorses in Chapel Hill Town Council Race

The North Carolina chapter of the Sierra Club issued its endorsements this morning in the Chapel Hill Town Council election.

Forum Open Thread: Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education

Welcome to the open thread for the Chapel Hill-Carrboro Board of Education candidate forum happening on October 11, 2015. Comments on this post will open at that time.

There are eight candidates running for four seats:

  • Joal Hall Broun
  • Rani Dasi
  • Gregg Gerdau
  • Pat Heinrich
  • Margaret Samuels
  • David Saussy
  • Annetta Streater
  • Theresa Watson

You can observe the forum at http://orangepolitics.org/elections-2015/forums/chccs.

We hope you'll use this open thread to post your thoughts and reactions. Also, if you want to propose additional discussion topics, you can reach the editors during the forum via TwitterFacebook, or the contact page. The forum moderator will have final say in question selection.

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