Candidate Filing Opens in Orange County for 2022 Elections
- 2022 ELECTION PRIMARY INFORMATION -
* - The Filing for US House, NC Senate and NC House is Suspended by Court Order of the NC Court of Appeals was held up on Monday, December z6th, 2021. Filing will resume on Tuesday after the full panel of the Appellate Court met. Here is the notice put out by the NC State Board of Election Announcement Notice
In North Carolina, the statewide primary will be held on Tuesday, March 8, 2022. During this election, voters can choose which candidates they prefer to be on the general election ballot in November. The purpose of a primary is to narrow the field of candidates for the general election. This election is also the election for members of the Orange County Board of Education. The Orange County GOP would encourage you to run for these offices, if you qualify. Fling Fee is listed next to race.
Offices up for Election in 2022 in Orange County, NC are:
US Senate – $1,740.00 - Currently held by Richard Burr (R) 6 year term
* US House of Representatives, District 6 - $1,740.00 - Currently held by David Price (D) 2 year term
(also includes Durham, and part of Wake Co)
* NC Senate District 23 - $140.00 - Currently held by Valerie Foushee (D) 2 year term
(also includes Caswell & Person Co)
* NC House District 50 - $140.00 - Currently held by Graig Meyer (D) 2 year term (also includes Caswell Co)
* NC House District 56 - $140.00 - Currently held by Verla Insko (D) 2 year term
NC Supreme Court - 2 seats - $1,567.00 - Currently held by Robin Hudson (D) and Sam Ervin (D) 8 year term
NC Court of Appeals - 4 seats - $1,502.00 - Currently held by Donna Stroud (NP); John M. Tyson (NP);
Lucy Inman (NP); Darren Jackson (D) 8 year term
Orange County Board of Commissioners At-Large - $236.00 - Currently held by Sally Greene (D) 4 year term
Orange County Board of Commissioners District 1 - $236.00 - Currently held by Jamezetta Bedford (D) 4 year term
Orange County Board of Commissioners District 2 - $236.00 - Currently held by Earl McKee (D) 4 year term
Orange County Board of Commissioners District 1 - $236.00 - Vacated Mark Dorsin (D) 2 years remain
Orange County Clerk of Superior Court - $1.103.00 - Currently held by Mark Kleinschmidt (D) 4 year term
Orange County Register of Deeds - $760.00 - Currently held by Mark Chilton (D) 4 year term
Orange County Sheriff - $839.00 - Currently held by Charles Blackwood (D) 4 year term
District Attorney District 18 - $1,374.00 - Currently held by Jim Woodall (D) 4 year term
NC Superior Court Judges in 15B, Seat 1 - $1,374.00 - Richard "Allen" Baddour (NP) 8 year term
NC Superior Court Judges in 15B, Seat 2 - $1,374.00 - Alyson Grine (NP) 8 year term
NC District Court Judges in 15B, Seat 1 - $1,251.00 - Joe Buckner (NP) 4 year term
Orange Soil & Water Conservation Dist Supervisor, 2 seats – $5.00 - Filing begins July 2022
March 8th, 2022 Election of the Orange County Board of Education - 4 seats - $5.00 Currently held by
Hillary Mackenzie, Brenda Stephens, Will Atherton, Sarah Smylie all Non-Partisan. 4 year term
Candidates who have filed at the NCSBE, updated several times daily by NCSBE.
Candidates who have filed in Orange County, updated Nightly by the OCBOE.
- 2022 Statewide Primary Dates and Deadlines -
Saturday, September 18th, 2021 - Party Affiliation deadline for the 2022 Statewide Primary Election.
Monday, December 6th, 2021 - Filing Opens at Noon for the 2022 Statewide Primary Election. NC General Statue §163-106.2
Friday, December 17th, 2021 - Filing Closes at Noon for the 2022 Statewide Primary Election. NC General Statue §163-106.2
Monday, January 17th, 2022 - County board of elections begin mailing absentee ballots for the 2022 statewide primary to eligible voters who submitted an absentee ballot request form. NC General Statue §163-227.10
Friday, February 11th, 2022 - Civilian voter registration deadline for the 2022 statewide primary ends at 5:00pm.
NC General Statue §163-82.6(d)
Thursday, February 17th, 2022 - One-Stop, in-person voting period begins for the 2022 statewide primary.
NC General Statue §163-227.2(b)
Tuesday, March 1st, 2022 Deadline for civilians to submit an absentee ballot request for the 2022 statewide primary
ends at 5:00pm. NC General Statue §163-230.1
Saturday, March 5th, 2022 - One-Stop, in-person early voting ends at 3:00pm for the 2022 statewide primary.
NC General Statue §163-227.2(b)
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022 - Election Day for the 2022 statewide primary and civilian ballot return deadline.
Election polls are open from 6:30am to 7:30pm. NC General Statue §163-1
Friday, March 18th, 2022 at 11:00am – Orange County board of elections Canvass meeting for March Primary -
NC General Statue §163-182.5