Note: All the following maps were made by my resident GIS specialist, Jason Baker. Use the checkboxes to toggle the display of old/new districts.
The events in state politics over the last two weeks have served as a reminder that election season is now here. Candidate filing for the May primary starts today. This will also be the first election to use the newly drawn maps for the NC House, NC Senate, and US House districts. These maps alter (rather drastically, in some cases) how Orange County is represented at the state and federal level, so I thought it would be helpful to provide a summary of the changes in each district.
UNC Young Democrats is hosting Rep. David Price who will give a short lecture followed by a question and answer segment. This event is open to the public.
Monday, February 13, 2012 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
UNC Campus, Manning Hall, Room 209
Just received this email:
Because your support has been so important to me, I wanted you to hear from me that I will not seek another term in Congress.
Serving in Congress has been a remarkable opportunity. Thank you.
I knew Republicans in the legislature would
dismantle the district that I have represented for the last decade, and
they did. The thirteenth district was split six ways. I also knew that
they would create one packed Democratic district in the Triangle, so
that all the surrounding districts would be Republican, and they did. I
knew that both David Price and I would both reside in that district, and
we do. And I knew that the district would include the neighborhoods
that we have each looked to for our support, and it does.
Ask them yourself! US Rep David Price (D) & BJ Lawson (R)
debate the issues at a candidates' forum co-sponsored by the Independent Weekly & BullCityRising.com. Public may submit questions to the candidates at the event or in advance by e-mailing email@example.com. The 4th Congressional District includes Durham, Orange & parts of Chatham & Western Wake (Cary, Fuquay, Holly Springs, New Hill, Morrisville) counties. In the second-floor public space of the Durham Transportation Center, 515 W Pettigrew St.
Friday, October 8, 2010 - 2:30pm
Durham Transportation Center, 515 W Pettigrew St., Durham
I remember the disappointing results in key elections in 1993, when Democrats, fresh off a tremendous Presidential victory in 1992 became complacent and Republican activists got upset and activated. New Jersey’s incumbent Democratic Governor, Jim Florio was knocked out of office. That same year, Republicans seized control of the Virginia Governor’s Mansion, bringing us George “Macaca” Allen.
The Fearrington Democratic Club
Is pleased to invite residents of Fearrington Village, Chatham and
Orange Counties to hear
US Rep. David Price
Speak on the
Reform of the US Health Insurance System
Sunday, September 27th at 2:00 PM
In Fearrington Village
Rep. Price with be happy to all questions from the audience.
In addition the meeting time is set to avoid conflict with the
Jewish High Holiday of Yom Kippur.
Rep. Price received his undergraduate degree at UNC-Chapel Hill and went on to Yale University to earn a Bachelor of Divinity and Ph.D. in Political Science. Before he began serving in Congress in 1987, Price was a professor of Political Science and Public Policy at Duke University. He is the author of four books on Congress and the American political system.
Price currently serves on the House Appropriations Committee and is chair of the Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee. He is also a member of the Appropriations subcommittees for Interior and Environment and for Transportation, Housing and Urban Development. He is a recognized leader in foreign policy, heading the House Democracy Assistance Commission, which he initiated to help strengthen parliaments in emerging democracies. He has played a leading role in holding the Administration accountable for conduct of the Iraq War and in the effort to negotiate a just peace in the Middle East. In North Carolina, David's constituents know him as a strong supporter of education, accessible health care, affordable housing, clean air and water, and improved transportation alternatives.
Sunday, September 27, 2009 - 10:00am
The Barn at Fearrington Village
This Week in Orange Politics
Though it’s a short week because of the Memorial Day holiday, Orange County’s public bodies will
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