Pender County Board of Education Republicans Dominate Pender County Races For Office By Vince Winkel • Nov 7, 2018 In Pender County, Republicans swept all the races in this 2018 election. For the Board of Commissioners, District 1, incumbent David Williams defeated Morgan Lashaw. 2018 Elections: Rochelle Whiteside (D) Says Classroom Time Qualifies Her For Pender Board Of Ed By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Oct 31, 2018 Rochelle Whiteside Listen Listening... / 1:16 Listen to the short story here. Rochelle Whiteside is hoping to keep her seat on Pender County’s Board of Education. The Democratic incumbent is facing Republican Challenger Cindy Faulk Fontana on the November ballot.