The Newsroom: Unpacking the New Hanover County 2022 primary elections
This week, the WHQR news team, along with guests from Port City Daily and WECT, break down the major issues and how they shaped the results of Tuesday's election — which saw some unexpected upsets for incumbents, strong performances from newcomers, and higher voter turnout than in past years.
On this episode, we’ll explore the results of the primary election for New Hanover County Board of Commissioners with WHQR’s Kelly Kenoyer and WECT’s investigative reporter Michael Praats. Then, we’ll get into the Board of Education race with WHQR’s Rachel Keith and Port City Daily Assistant Editor and reporter Alexandria Sands.
Below: Find interviews and information about candidates for the New Hanover County School Board, Board of Commissioners, and Sheriff's Office, plus North Carolina's 7th Congressional District. Plus, coverage of the results.
- Democratic NC Rep. Charles Graham wins NC 7 primary, will face Congressman Rouzer in November
- Pat Bradford, Veronica McLaurin-Brown emerge as top party candidates in NHC School Board race
- Chair Julia Olson-Boseman loses Democratic primary; Republicans Tom Toby and LeAnn Peirce move forward to November
- Primary 2022 results: Olson-Boseman loses, McMahon wins, school board results are tight
- 2022 NHC primary early voting surpasses 2018 numbers, Election Day is Tuesday
- The Newsroom: Unpacking the NHC commissioners’ candidate town hall
- The Newsroom: The four Democratic primary candidates for North Carolina’s 7th Congressional District
- The Newsroom: Unpacking this week’s Board of Education candidate town hall
- The Newsroom: Democratic primary candidates for NHCSO, Ed McMahon and Kelvin Hargrove
- The Newsroom: Primary elections
- After candidate filing closes, New Hanover County looks ahead to busy primary election season