The general election is Tuesday, Nov. 8, and, as most people know, this is a very important election year for our nation, state and community.

We have provided information on some of the state races in the Nov. 8 general election of particular interest to Ocracoke and Hyde county mainlanders, and we urge voters to read it and to do their own research on the candidates.

You can also read more on candidates online at as well as many other sources.
Below are some articles the Observer has posted about the candidates and their offices:



Tess Judge to replace late husband for District 6 candidacy

Local races for county commissioners, soil & water, sanitary district

N.C. House District 6 Democratic candidate Warren Judge dies

State Senate candidate Futrell has strong Ocracoke roots

Bill Cook: Proud of his accomplishments

Beverly Boswell, Republican state House District 6 candidate, responds to questions

Warren Judge, Democratic candidate visits island to discuss issues

State supreme court race one to watch

Local candidates on the Nov. 8 ballot share their views

State Senate and House candidates discuss the issues

NC House of Representatives for District 6 answer questions

Meeker takes on incumbent Berry for Labor Commissioner

Outside Links 

North Carolina Voter Guide For The 2016 Election From WUNC 

2016 North Carolina Voter Guide  From North Carolina Common Cause




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