GREENE COUNTY – The newly sanctioned Constitution Party of North Carolina found success in its firstin the 2018 elections with a local win that will help establish party legitimacy and raise awareness for future elections.
Jerry Jones of Greene County was victorious in his run for a county commissioner seat marking the first election win for a party that was only recently awarded ballot access earlier this year.
While the party ran multiple candidates, including one for congress, the local races are important for them to establish a foothold. Building up to higher races and eventually having representation in the General Assembly will go a long way toward amplifying a true voice for conservatives and limited government.
As the power shifts among the smaller majority, and incumbents are being replaced, it may create an opportunity for a conservative option on the ballot.
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Another party newly constituted in 2018 was is the Green Party of North Carolina. Fortunately the voters of the Old North State were sane enough to not elect their candidates.
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