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Pender County Wrap Up


By Peter Biello

Wilmington, NC – For the school board's non-partisan contests, Karen Gonzales won 57% of the vote, beating Tim Weaver for the District 5 nomination.

Karen Rouse beat Thurmon Casey, with 57% to his 43%. Rouse won the majority of precints along the coast, while Casey won the inland precincts.

Pender County Commissioners

Incumbent Pender County commissioner F.D. Rivenbark beat Tom Roper with 53% of the vote. Rivenbark found most of his support inland, while Roper found most of his support along the coast.

Roper is currently on the Pender County Board of Education.

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