Eric Dillon: Court race civility

November 12, 2012 

Court race civility

In your Nov. 8 editorial “Court decisions,” it was good that you mentioned the clean race between my brother and Court of Appeals Judge Cressie Thigpen. Throughout the race, both candidates focused on their experience and abilities and not on each other. In private, Chris often commented about his respect for Judge Thigpen, and was thankful to have received a congratulatory message from the judge after the results came in. He is humbled by the result and thankful for the opportunity to serve for the next eight years.

Eric Dillon

Raleigh

News & Observer is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

Commenting FAQs | Terms of Service