Tag Archives | Election 2017

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Runoff formally requested in Statesville Mayor race

It’s official – Statesville Mayor candidate and City Council member Michael Johnson has made the formal request for a runoff against Costi Kutteh. The sitting Mayor had 38 percent of the vote with just over 1,100 ballots cast. Michael Johnson was 113 votes behind. Rosetta Williams placed third in that contest, receiving 380 votes, just […]

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Statesville early voting participation doubles from 2013

ADAPTED RADIO SCRIPT Roughly 1500 people voted early ahead of tomorrow’s Statesville City Council and Mayor Elections. That’s more than double the early voting participation seen in 2013. Early voting closed Friday – there is no early voting today. All voting tomorrow must do so within assigned precincts. Interest is especially heavy in the Mayor […]

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Early voting underway, strongest turnout in Statesville

More than 170 Statesville residents had voted early as of Friday morning ahead of the October 10th election. That’s according to Iredell Board of Elections Director Becky Galliher who says five Mooresville residents had voted early. Absentee by mail ballots have also been requested. The current early voting period runs through Saturday, October 7th. Those […]

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Davidson one step closer to bond vote

Davidson residents are one step closer to a vote this fall on whether or not to borrow $15 million for mobility, transportation, parks and greenway spending. According to an e-mail from town spokeswoman Christina Shaul, three resolutions were unanimously approved this week. If okayed by voters, the town anticipates a ten percent increase to the […]

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City says political sign has to go

A sign at the corner of Hartness and Radio in Statesville says the city needs new leaders. It goes on to give the filing dates for this fall’s municipal race and the address for the Board of Elections Office. But, the City of Statesville says it it has to go referencing the sign ordinance which […]

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