Redo of Durham county commissioner primary a possibilty
DURHAM, N.C. (WNCN) – After hearing complaints from citizens, the Durham County Board of Elections said Friday it “would not be unreasonable” for the state to call for a redo of the March primary for county commissioner.
The board held an emergency meeting Friday afternoon to consider what to tell the state Board of Elections when it hears protests from candidates on Tuesday.
“It is very important for the state Board of Elections to understand and acknowledge the level of public anxiety related to this matter,” said board chairman Bill Brian. “It would not be unreasonable for the state Board of Elections to consider ordering a new primary for the Durham County Board of Commissioners to address the public’s concerns.”
Earlier this month, election officials revealed about 200 provisional ballots in Durham County were counted twice to try to get vote totals to match. State officials have said the issue could result in