To meet the people who want to represent you, click on the “live” links below for one-on-one interviews with candidates and our HQR news staff. Posted interviews are longer versions--averaging 10 minutes--of our on-air election coverage. New interviews are posted weekly and all candidate interviews will be posted by October 22nd.
For CoastLIne interviews, click on “live” links below, subscribe to our CoastLine podcast on iTunes, or Search WHQR-FM: CoastLine to hear our most recent shows.
Altogether, our continuing coverage will include almost 60 interviews and over 10 hours of conversation.
HQR News 91.3 FM...For complete Election 2019 News and Coverage.
Municipal Election Results:
One-on-one Candidate Interviews:
Wilmington City Council (3 open seats)
- Neil Anderson
- Mack Coyle
- Margaret Haynes
- Paul Lawler
- Alexandria Monroe, not actively pursuing candidacy
- Scott Monroe
- Harry Smith, Jr.
- Kimberly Spader
- Kevin Spears
- Matt Thrift
Town of Carolina Beach Council (2 open seats)
- Lynn Barbee
- Debi DiNatale
- Jay Healy
- Shell Serracin-Macon, not actively pursuing candidacy
- Steve Shuttleworth
Town of Leland Council (2 open seats)
Town of Surf City Mayor
Town of Surf City Council (3 open seats)
- William J. (Buddy) Fowler
- David Gilbride
- Donald Helms
- Kathleen G. Sumner
- Dwight Torres
- Richard B. Vessov
Town of Wrightsville Beach - Mayor
- Greg Buscemi
- Darryl Mills
Town of Oak Island Council (3 open seats)
City of Southport Board of Alderman Ward 1 (1 open seat)
- Tom Lombardi
- David Miller
- Robert Tucker, not actively pursuing candidacy
City of Southport Board of Alderman Ward 2 (2 open seats)
City of Wilmington - Mayor
Town of Carolina Beach - Mayor
Town of Leland - Mayor
- Brenda Bozeman
- Shirley A. Lawler, After filing to run for Mayor, she initially told us she’d participate in the CoastLine Candidate Interviews. But multiple attempts by WHQR to confirm her interview have gone unanswered.
Brunswick Regional Water and Sewer H2GO Commissioner (2 open seats)
City of Southport - Mayor
Other Election Coverage:
*Editor's Note: We have invited all candidates to attend the CoastLine Candidate and reporter interviews. Any additional inquiries of Election 2019 can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.