Candidate Introduction: Orange County Board of College Training


Throughout this native election season, 97.9 The Hill and Chappellborough spoke with candidates for every race in Chapel Hill, Carrborough and Hillsborough. Every answered the identical set of questions on their determination to run for elected workplace, their background in the neighborhood, and what they needed residents to consider when voting. Their solutions are shared right here, in addition to hyperlinks to their respective marketing campaign web sites or pages. If a candidate didn’t reply or selected to not converse with 97.9 The Hill and Chappellborough, will probably be nominated with out audio.

In an election cycle the place 4 seats can be found on the Orange County College Board of Training, and two are absolutely open, the race is among the most profitable on the native degree. With eight candidates to select from, voters have a number of choices—a lot of whom spoke with 97.9 The Hill earlier than the early voting. They’re listed under alphabetically by final title.


Will Atherton (incumbent)


penny king

bethany lee

Garen McClure

McClure informed 97.9 The Hill/Chapelboro that he withdrew from the Orange County College Board race.

Anne Purcell

andre richmond

Sarah Smiley (incumbent)

ashley wheeler


Early voting runs from April 28 to Might 14. Weekday early voting is open 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday, Might 1 from 12 midday to 4 p.m., and can happen on Saturday, Might 7 and Saturday, Might 14. Open 8 a.m. to three p.m. There is no such thing as a early voting on Saturday, April 30 or Sunday, Might 8.

For extra election protection and candidate introductions, go to Chappellboro’s native election protection web page.

Candidate pictures are taken from their marketing campaign web site, except credited in any other case.

Picture by way of Matherly Collins/The Each day Tar Heel.


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