Election Results: Tillis Wins Over Hagan For NC Senate Seat

Election Results: Tillis Wins Over Hagan For NC Senate Seat Featured

By / Local News / الأربعاء, 05 تشرين2/نوفمبر 2014 05:00

By WILLARD KILLOUGH III
Managing Editor

CAROLINA BEACH  - The 2014 mid-term election brought a shift in power at the Congressional level with Republicans taking over in the Senate and maintaining their majority in the House.
North Carolina Democrat Senator Kay Hagan was unseated by Republican Tom Tillis. Official results show Tillis with 1,413,228 (48.88%) and Hagan with 1,364,727 (47.20%). Libertarian candidate Sean Haugh received 108,177 votes in that Senate race.
The US House of Representatives District 7 seat long held by Democrat Mike McIntyre was won by Republican David Rouzer. McIntyre beat Rouzer in the previous election by a slim lead. McIntyre did not seek reelection this time. Rouzer was challenged by Democrat New Hanover County Commissioner Jonathan Barfield.
Rouzer received 134,026 (59.39%) votes. Barfield received 83,676 (37.08%). Libertarian candidate J. Wesley Casteen received 7,813 (3.46%).
Three questions were put to the voters on New Hanover County ballots this election.

NC Constitutional Amendment: Statewide:
For: 1,398,069
Against: 1,234,607
“Constitutional amendment providing that a person accused of any criminal offense for which the State
is not seeking a sentence of death in superior court may, in writing or on the record in court and with the consent of the trial judge, waive the person’s right to a trial by jury.”

New Hanover County School Bonds
Yes: 40,586
No: 22,987
“SHALL the order authorizing $160,000,000 of bonds plus interest to pay the costs of constructing, improving, and renovating school facilities, specifically including, among other things,
the construction and renovation of classroom facilities and district-wide improvements for safety, security, technology and building infrastructure, the
acquisition and installation of furnishings and equipment, and the acquisition of land or rights-in-land required therefor, and providing that additional taxes may
be levied in an amount sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the bonds be approved?”

City of Wilmington Street and Sidewalk Bonds
Yes: 20,760
No: 11,226
“SHALL the order authorizing $44,000,000 of bonds plus interest to pay the costs of acquiring, constructing, reconstructing, widening, extending, paving, resurfacing, grading and improving streets, roads and intersections; acquiring, constructing, reconstructing and improving sidewalks or walkways, curbs, gutters, drains, bridges, overpasses, underpasses and grade crossings; constructing and improving walking
and bicycle trails and greenways; and providing related landscaping, lighting and traffic controls, signals
and markers; and the acquisition of land, rights-of-way and easements in land required therefor, and providing that additional taxes may be levied in an amount sufficient to pay the principal and interest on the bonds be approved?”

The following are some of the unofficial results for New Hanover County. For official results, visit the North Carolina State Board of Elections Results website at http://enr.ncsbe.gov/ElectionResults You can view the statewide and New Hanover County results as well as other information including voter turnout, precinct level statistics and other data.

Board of Education (4 Seats)
Emma Saunders - D: 29,900
Chris Meek - D: 27,328
Tom Gale - D: 27,966
Ed Higgins - R: 30,447
Janice Cavenaugh - R: 34,386
Don Hayes - R: 31,293
Bruce Shell - R: 33,043

County Commissioner
Rob Zapple - D 29,954
Patricia Spear - D 25,856
Skip Watkins - R 32,800
Derrick Hickey - R 29,750

Office: Sheriff
Ed McMahon - D 42,796
Jason Vaughn - R 21,727

State Representative (District 18)
Susi Hamilton - D 9,383

State Representative (District 19)
Ted Davis, Jr. - R 18,330

State Representative (District 20)
Betsy Jordan - D 10,172
Rick Catlin - R 16,722

State Senator (District 8)
Ernie Ward - D 1,318
Bill Rabon - R 73

State Senator (District 9)
Elizabeth Redenbaugh - D  28,440
Michael Lee - R 35,256
U.S. Representative (District 3)
Marshall Adame - D 8,495
Walter Jones - R 3,128

U.S. Representative (District 7)
Jonathan Barfield, Jr. - D 83,676
J. Wesley Casteen - L 7,813
David Rouzer - R 134,026

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