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Aug 27, 2019

Equality North Carolina Announces 2019 Municipal Elections Endorsements

The oldest statewide organization dedicated to LGBTQ rights is endorsing candidates in thirteen cities.

Raleigh – On Tuesday, Equality North Carolina announced its full slate of endorsed candidates for the 2019 Municipal Elections. These individuals were chosen through a selection process by the Equality NC PAC. The endorsed candidates align with the organization’s ongoing mission of fighting for a more just and equitable world for all North Carolinians.

“Local elections are crucial because they shape the communities where people live their daily lives in North Carolina,” said Equality NC Executive Director Kendra R. Johnson. “2020 will be one of the most important elections of our lifetime. It’s vital that we lay the groundwork locally in order to help shift the culture of the United States from the dangerous path we’re currently headed down, and fight for a more just and equitable world for all marginalized folks.”

The full list of endorsed candidates can be found below. We will be releasing additional endorsements in the coming weeks.

 


City

Race

Name

Charlotte

District 1

District 5

District 6

At-Large

At-Large

Larken Egleston

Matt Newton

Gina Navarrete

Braxton Winston

Julie Eiselt

Raleigh

District A

District B

District B

District D

District E

At-Large

At-Large

At-Large

Mayor

Sam Hershey

David Cox

Brian Fitzsimmons

Saige Martin

Stef Mendell

Russ Stephenson

Jonathan Melton

Nicole Stewart

Caroline Sullivan

Durham

At-Large

At-Large

At-Large

Mayor

Jillian Johnson

Javiera Caballero

Charlie Reese

Steve Schewel

Carrboro

Alderman

Alderman

Alderman

Mayor

Damon Seils

Steve Friedman

Susan Romaine

Lydia Lavelle

Cary

District D

At-Large

Ya Liu

Lori Bush

Chapel Hill

At-Large

At-Large

At-Large

At-Large

Mayor

Michael Parker

Sue Hunter

Renuka Soll

Amy Ryan

Pam Hemminger

Davidson

Town Commissioner

Town Commissioner

Jane Campbell

Jim Fuller

Greenville

Ward 2

John Landrine

High Point

At-Large

Joshua “Fox” Brown

Hillsborough

Town Board

Town Board

Mayor

Matt Hughes

Mark Bell

Jenn Weaver

Huntersville

Town Commissioner

Lance Munger

Morrisville

District 1

Anne Robotti

Salisbury

Town Council

Town Council

Mayor

Tamara Sheffield

Ladale Benson

Al Heggins

Wilmington

Town Council

Kimberly Spader

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