Steve Miller Primary 2020: NHC Commission Dems Want Smart Growth, Affordable Housing, Water Initiatives By Rachel Lewis Hilburn • Feb 26, 2020 Katelyn Freund / WHQR Listen Listening... / 3:41 Listen here. The 2020 Primary is underway in North Carolina. Early voting lasts through Saturday. Election Day is next Tuesday, March 3rd. WHQR spoke with the Democratic candidates competing for three open seats on New Hanover County’s Board of Commissioners.