New Hanover County midterm election results


Helen Rogalski, Managing Editor

Tuesday, Nov. 6, marked the state and nationwide midterm elections. The New Hanover County – 7th Congressional District ballot contained federal, state, prosecutorial, county, judicial and nonpartisan offices to elect. In addition, the ballot included six individual amendments to the NC Constitution to vote for or against. The results from New Hanover County precincts concluded six republican wins, 15 democratic wins and voted in favor of all six constitutional amendments.

The ballot organization and options listed are in congruence with the New Hanover County Board of Elections’ ballot for District 7. Election statistics reported by WWAY.


US House of Representatives District 7: 
David W. Fallin – Constitution
Kyle Horton – Democrat
WINNER: David Rouzer – Republican WINNER (56%)


NC State Senate – District 9
Michael Lee – Republican
Harper Peterson – Democrat WINNER (50%)
Ethan Bickley – Libertarian

NC House of Representatives – District 18
Louis Harmati – Republican
Joseph D. Sharp – Libertarian
Deb Butler – Democrat WINNER (62%)


District Attorney – District 6
Ben David – Democrat WINNER (100%)


Board of Commissioners 
Eric Lytle – Republican
Julia Olson-Boseman – Democrat WINNER (26%)
Skip Watkins – Republican
Rob Zapple – Democrat WINNER (26%)

Board of Education
Don Hayes – Republican
Judy Justice – Democrat WINNER (13%)
Bill Rivenbark – Republican WINNER (12%)
Elena Rosemond-Hoerr – Democrat
Bruce Shell – Republican
Stefanie Adams – Democrat WINNER (14%)
Nelson Beaulieu – Democrat WINNER (13%)
Janice Cavenaugh – Republican

Clerk of Superior Court
Jan Giacalone Kennedy – Republican WINNER (100%)

Ed McMahon – Democrat WINNER (100%)


NC Supreme Court Associate Justice Seat 1
Barbara Jackson – Republican
Christopher (Chris) Anglin – Republican
Anita Earls – Democrat WINNER (49%)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 1
Andrew T. Heath – Republican
John S. Arrowood – Democrat WINNER (51%)

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 2
Jefferson G. Griffin – Republican
Tobias (Toby) Hampson – Democrat WINNER (49%)
Sandra Alice Ray – Republican

NC Court of Appeals Judge Seat 3
Chuck Kitchen- Republican
Michael Monaco Sr. – Libertarian
Allegra Katherine Collins – Democrat WINNER (48%)

NC Superior Court Judge District 5B Seat 1
G. Frank Jones – Republican WINNER (56%)
Tripp Watson – Republican

NC District Court Judge District 5 Seat 1
Lindsey L. McKee – Republican WINNER (100%)

NC District Court Judge District 5 Seat 2
James H. Faison III – Democrat WINNER (100%)

NC District Court Judge District 5 Seat 3
Melinda H. Crouch – Democrat WINNER (100%)

NC District Court Judge District 5 Seat 4
Chad E. Hogston – Republican WINNER (100%)


Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor
Frank Christopher Meares WINNER (80%)


Note: New Hanover County District 7 results in the following legislature are not representative of the results of the state of North Carolina as a whole.

Constitutional amendment protecting the right of the people to hunt, fish, and harvest wildlife. (Constitutional Amendment 1 – Right to Hunt and Fish)
For WINNER (57%)

Constitutional amendment to strengthen protections for victims of crime; to establish certain absolute basic rights for victims; and to ensure the enforcement of these rights. (Constitutional Amendment 2 – Rights for Crime Victims Marsys Law)
For WINNER (62%)

Constitutional amendment to reduce the income tax rate in North Carolina to a maximum allowable rate of seven percent (7%). (Constitutional Amendment 3 – Reduce Income Tax Rate to 7 percent)
For WINNER (57%)

Constitutional amendment to require voters to provide photo identification before voting in person. (Constitutional Amendment 4 – Require Voter Photo ID)
For WINNER (56%)

Constitutional amendment to change the process for filling judicial vacancies that occur between judicial elections from a process in which the Governor has sole appointment power to a process in which the people of the State nominate individuals to fill vacancies by way of a commission comprised of appointees made by the judicial, executive, and legislative branches charged with making recommendations to the legislature as to which nominees are deemed qualified; then the legislature will recommend at least two nominees to the Governor via legislative action not subject to gubernatorial veto; and the Governor will appoint judges from among these nominees. (Constitutional Amendment 5 – Judicial Vacancy Commission Involvement)
For WINNER (67%)

Constitutional amendment to establish an eight-member Bipartisan Board of Ethics and Elections Enforcement in the Constitution to administer ethics and elections law. (Constitutional Amendment 6 – Create Election Ethics Board)
For WINNER (62%)