NC-03: congressional candidate forum Tuesday in Currituck


Here are the details:


The Republican parties of Camden, Chowan, Currituck, Dare, Pasquotank, and Perquimans  counties are hosting a joint public forum featuring 15 of the 17 candidates running in North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District Special Election Republican Primary. The forum will take place Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at 6:30 p.m., held at Currituck County Middle School (4263 Caratoke Hwy, Barco, NC 27917). 


A special election is taking place to fill the vacancy in the 3rd Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives due to the passing of longtime Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr. The primary Election Day is TUESDAY APRIL 30, 2019. Early voting begins this coming Wednesday, April 10, 2019 – see early voting hours, and locations in the graphic below. In order to win a party nomination outright, a candidate must exceed 30% of the vote to avoid a runoff. If needed, primary runoffs will occur on Tuesday, July 9, 2019, and the general election will be on Tuesday, September 10, 2019. However, if no primary runoffs are needed, then the general election will occur on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. 


The following Republican candidates are confirmed to attend the forum on Tuesday, April 9, at Currituck County Middle School (alphabetical order): 


Paul Beaumont Graham Boyd Celeste Cairns Gary Ceres Don Cox Francis X. De Luca Phil Law Jeff Moore Greg Murphy Michele Nix Mike Payment Joan Perry Eric Rouse Phil Shepard Michael Speciale 


The moderator will be the Honorable Jerry R. Tillett, Senior Resident Superior Court Judge. 


The 3rd Congressional District covers all or a portion of 17 counties across Eastern North Carolina: Beaufort, Camden, Carteret, Chowan, Craven, Currituck, Dare, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Onslow, Pamlico, Pasquotank, Perquimans, Pitt and Tyrrell. 

For information about the forum on April 9th contact Bev Boswell or Denise Hall.
Bev Boswell: (252) 216-9820 or

Denise Hall: (757) 676-6096 or


DO what you can to be there.  Make sure your vote will be an INFORMED one.