Politics & Government

Election 2006 candidate filings

These are the contested races in Wake and Johnston counties for the May 2 primary. Filing closed on Tuesday. For a full list of filings, go to newsobserver.com (key word: elections).

WAKE COUNTY

COUNTY COMMISSIONER (DISTRICT 3)

Republican

Tony Gurley, Raleigh*

Michael Luther, Cary

CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT

Democrat

Mark Perry, Raleigh

Nancy "Lorrin" Freeman, Raleigh

HOUSE DISTRICT 38

Democrat

Deborah Ross, Raleigh*

Demian Dellinger, Garner

HOUSE DISTRICT 40

Republican

Marilyn Avila, Raleigh

Rick Eddins, Raleigh*

HOUSE DISTRICT 41

Democrat

Ty Harrell, Raleigh

Chris Mintz, Raleigh

JOHNSTON COUNTY

BOARD OF EDUCATION

(Three seats, nonpartisan races)

Carol Brannock, Willow Springs

Jimmy Edwards, Selma

William "Jeff" Ferguson, Clayton

Brian Keith Hale, Clayton

Sylvia Williams Herring, Benson

Butler Hall, Four Oaks

Dorothy G. Johnson, Clayton*

Linda Rollins Massengill, Smithfield

Timothy L. Rainey, Selma

Larry Strickland, Pine Level*

CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT

Democrat

Will Crocker, Smithfield*

Patricia Oliver, Selma

*Incumbent

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