Chapel Hill has all the fun - at least in 2013 municipal races

Ruby Sinreich's picture

In spite of the Orange County Board of Elections best attempts to stop anyone from doing this (see original PDF) I have copied the list of candiates and reformatted it into a vaguely readable list. If possible I will clean this up in a few days.

Most of these candidates will be joining us at our annual Candidate Coming Out Party today at 5:30 pm in downtown Chapel Hill, and I hope you will join us too. See all the details and RSVP on Facebook.

The Chapel Hill Town Council race will be where the party is. There are 10 candiates running for four seats, and only two incumbents.I expect the challengers have some pretty smart and interesting things to say, and some of them even have experience with local issues. For some voters, there are will be hard decisions, for some there will be clear favorites.

It's also very interesting that both our incumbent Hillsborough and Chapel Hill mayors and the unofficially-annointed challenger in Carrboro will all be running unopposed. When Lydia Lavelle takes office in December, I belive that we might be the only county in the nation with two openly-gay mayors! (Can someone fact-check me on that?)

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro School Board, Carrboro Board of Aldermen, and Hillsborough Board of Town Commissioners also mustered more candidates than seats so there will be competitive races there.

 

Chapel Hill/Carrboro School Board - 3 Seats, Filing Fee: $5

 

*James Barrett 

100 Morgan Bluff Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

43 919-593-0592, james@barrettforschools.com

 

*Michelle (Shell) Brownstein

105 Glenhaven Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

[withheld] 919-932-3695 919-966-4131, michelle.brownstein@yahoo.com

 

Andrew Davidson 

110 Westbury Ct, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

39 919-370-9303, daveydavidson@gmail.com

 

Ignacio Tzoumas 

116 Milbrae Ln, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

39 828-675-8883, itzoumas@me.com

 

Carrboro - Mayor – 1 Seat, Filing Fee: $15; Alderman – 3 Seats, Filing Fee: $10

 

Name Address Age Home Work/Cell

 

Mayor:

 

Lydia Lavelle 8107 Kit Ln, Chapel 

Hill, NC 27516

52 919-942-5640, lydlavelle@nc.rr.com

 

Alderman:

 

*Randee Haven-O’Donnell 

106 Fairfield Ct, Chapel Hill, NC 27516-7702

62 919-306-2080, havenod@gmail.com

 

*Jacquelyn Gist 

206 Maple Ave. #A, Carrboro, NC 27510

58 919-880-9326, jgist@townofcarrboro.org

 

*Sammy Slade 

100 Crest St, Apt. E, Carrboro, NC 27510

38 919-951-5200, sammy_slade@hotmail.com

 

Kurt Stolka 

207 Robert Hunt Dr, Carrboro, NC 27510

32 703-581-3742, kurt.stolka@gmail.com

 

Al Vickers 

151 S. Fields Cir, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

68 919-929-0502, alvickers@mindspring.com

 

Chapel Hill - Mayor – 1 Seat, Filing Fee: $5; Town Council – 4 Seats, Filing Fee: $5

 

Name Address Age Home Work/Cell

 

Mayor:

 

*Mark Kleinschmidt 102 Boulder Ln, 

Chapel Hill, NC 27514, mayormarkk@gmail.com

 

43 919-260-2488 919-240-7089

 

Chapel Hill Town Council:

 

Name Address Age Home Work/Cell

 

Gary Kahn 

703 Copperline Dr. #306, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

57 919-240-7435, gpk566@yahoo.com

 

*Sally Greene 

406 Morgan Creek Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

57 919-260-4077, sally.greene@gmail.com

 

Maria T. Palmer

303 Forbush Mt. Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

52 919-933-0259 919-260-4361, mariatpalmer@gmail.com

 

Paul Neebe 

1002 Highland Woods Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 

27517

51 919-929-9394 919-967-1554, neebe@bellsouth.net

 

*Ed Harrison 

58 Newton Dr, Durham, NC 27707-9744

62 919-490-1566, ed.harrison@mindspring.com

 

George Cianciolo 

7704 Amesbury Dr, Chapel Hill, NC 27514-9713

64 919-489-8539, george.j.cianciolo@gmail.com

 

Loren Hintz 

804 Kings Mill Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

57 919-933-8987, ldhintz@bellsouth.net

 

Amy Ryan

209 Adams Way, Chapel Hill, NC 27516

53 [withheld], amymorrisryan@gmail.com 

 

Jonathan Riehl 

2 Mt. Bolus Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27514

37 919-923-2558, jonathanriehl76@gmail.com

 

D. C. Swinton 

116 Hamilton Rd, Chapel Hill, NC 27517

25 864-631-6817, swinton.chtowncouncil@gmail.com

 

Hillsborough - Mayor – 1 Seat, Filing Fee: $10; Town Commissioners – 2 Seats, Filing Fee: $10

 

Name Address Age Home Work/Cell

 

Mayor:

 

*Tom Stevens 

213 W. Tryon St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

59 919-245-1026, tom@tomstevensformayor.com

 

Commissioner:

 

Jenn Weaver

323 W. Queen St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

39 919-619-6065, jennifereweaver22@gmail.com 

 

Kathleen Ferguson 

517 Central Ave, Hillsborough, NC 27278

50 919-998-2153, kyf.civic@gmail.com

 

Meighan Lela Carmichael 

229 W. King St, Hillsborough, NC 27278

37 919-590-8059, meighan.carmichael@gmail.com

 

Mebane - 3 Council Seats, – Filing Fee: $6

 

Name Address Age Home Work/Cell

 

*Ed Hooks

211 Cypress Pt, Mebane, NC 27302

61 919-563-5075

 

*Tim Bradley

712 N. Ninth St, Mebane, NC 27302

58 919-563-4571

 

*Jill Auditori

412 N. Third St, Mebane, NC 27302

41 919-304-4287

 

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Age Home Work/Cell, e-mail

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4 Comments

swinton4towncouncil's picture

New Address

Hi, just to let you know, my new address is 611 Hillsborough Street, Apt. 1, Chapel Hill, NC 27514A Piece of the Future - D.C. Swinton

Ruby Sinreich's picture

Update

Thanks, D.C. We use whatever data is published by the County Board of Elections, so you may want to update them as well if you haven't already. 

Jason Baker's picture

Similarly

I'm sure it goes without saying and that you'd do this anyway, but to post it as a PSA anyway - be sure you update not just your information in their candidate spreadsheet but also your voter registration. I wouldn't count on being able to register a change of address at early voting anymore thanks to our back assward General Assembly.