Tag: Jamie Boles

#ncga: A GOPer & Dem to take on Moore’s Boles

For a Republican elected official in rock-ribbed Republican Moore County, a Democrat opponent is (1) a rarity, and (2) usually little more than an annoyance, like a fly buzzing around one’s face.  But a Republican primary challenger CAN be a…

#ncga: Getting by (WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM HIS FRIENDS)

State Rep. Jamie Boles has caught a little grief from us over the years. Much of his work in recent years has involved introducing legislation that directly benefits the funeral industry — in which he also happens to make his…

#ncga: Sour grapes? (Yum.)

Close elections can be quite the learning experience.  Incumbents who narrowly escape the wrath of the voters can do one of two things: (1) grovel and beg to get back in their good graces, or (2) smugly press on with…