Orange County Board of Commissioners

Orange County Democratic Women Candidate Forum

The Orange County Democratic Women will hold a candidates' forum for registered Democrats in contested races to be decided in the primary election ending May 6th. Races for County Commission (At-large and District 2) and the Register of Deeds are all being contested by two or more Democratic candidates.

The Orange County Democratic Party will hold a separate forum April 16, 6:30-7:45pm, at the Chapel Hill Public Library for the sheriff's race, in which there are 6 candidates contesting the Democratic nomination.


Thursday, March 20, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


OWASA, 400 Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro

Orange/Chatham Sierra Club Orange County Commissioner Candidate Forum


Wednesday, March 26, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


Board Chambers, Carrboro Town Hall

OP Candidate Forum: Orange County Board of Commissioners

Our forum for candidates for the Orange County Board of Commissioners (Democratic primary) will be moderated by local journalist Kirk Ross.

There are three separate elections for the Board of Commissioners:

At-LargeBonnie Hauser, Barry Jacobs

District 1: Mia Burroughs

District 2: Mark Marcoplos, Earl McKee 

This forum will take place live right here on


Sunday, April 27, 2014 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm


OP 2014 Candidate Coming Out Party

Join us for OrangePolitics' fourth annual Candidate Coming Out Party to meet your candidates on the final day of filing for Orange County Board of Commissioners, Carrboro Board of Alderpersons, Orange County Sheriff, Orange County School Board, NC Senate District 23, and NC House Districts 50 and 56.

These events have been very popular with current and hopeful elected officials, and this is a great way to find out who is running and ask them why. 

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Friday, February 28, 2014 - 5:30pm to 7:30pm


Steel String Brewery, 106A South Greensboro Street Carrboro, NC

County Commissioners, Hillsborough Town Board, Orange Schools, and public to discuss use of the Whitted Building

This should be pretty interesting:

A BOCC meeting on Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. to jointly meet with the Town of Hillsborough, Town residents, Cultural Community representatives, and Orange County Schools members regarding the potential uses for the Whitted space. This meeting will be held at the at the Whitted facility, 300 West Tryon St. in Hillsborough.  

 The Orange County Cultural Center has been lobbying for a couple of years to use the Whitted Building as a home for performances and cultral arrts. Learn more about their vision at and .


Thursday, April 4, 2013 - 7:00pm


Whitted building, 300 West Tryon St., Hillsborough



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