Elections 2018

State senate candidate D. Cole Phelps to meet with islanders Thursday

D. Cole Phelps

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State Senate District 1 candidate D. Cole Phelps , a Democrat from Creswell,  will be on Ocracoke in the Castle on Silver Lake from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday to meet residents and discuss issues. This will be his second visit since winning the nomination. 

Candidates on this year’s ballot have wanted to meet islanders and share views.

On Saturday, Oct. 20, three of the Hyde County commissioners’ candidates, James (Little Brother) Topping, Democrat, and write-in candidate Chris Williams, both running for the Swan Quarter Township, and Michael (Shannon) Swindell, Unaffiliated, running for the Currituck Township, participated in a candidates forum in the Community Center.

Tess Judge, D-Kitty Hawk, running for the District 6 State House seat, met Oct. 9 with islanders in the Berkley Manor. She was also interviewed on WOVV in late summer.

Judge Darrell Clayton, seeking re-election for the 2nd Judicial District, which presides over Beaufort, Hyde, Martin, Tyrrell, and Washington counties, was on the island last week and was interviewed on WOVV.

The Ocracoke Observer will publicize any visits by candidates seeking to represent Ocracoke.