patrick McHenry

MOORESVILLE ELECTION: McHenry, Sawyer secure bids; Ward 3 race tight

Primary elections involving Mooresville sand southern Iredell County not deliver many surprises Tuesday, but in many races, there is now clarity related to who faces who in November. In the U.S. House of Representatives, District 10 incumbent Patrick McHenry won the Republican primary and Pam Genant won the Democratic showdown. The District runs from Iredell southwest to Cleveland and west […]

See who is running against Alma Adams, Patrick McHenry in May primaries

Lake Norman-area ballots are set for May primaries and the 2022 election season. Candidate filing ended March 4 in the races for county, state and U.S. Congress seats as well as two town board positions in Mooresville. In Congressional races involving redrawn and renumbered districts in the Lake Norman area, current members of the House of Representatives face challengers. In […]

Lake Norman politics: Republicans consolidate power with redistricting


Under new maps approved by state lawmakers, N.C. Senate districts in Mecklenburg don’t stray into neighboring counties. With one exception. Davidson and two voting precincts in Cornelius have been peeled away from Mecklenburg and will become part of a redrawn District 37 that also includes all of Iredell County. In addition to isolating Mecklenburg’s northernmost municipality along with Cornelius precincts […]

Big Iredell voter turnout keeps GOP in control

A record 101,638 Iredell County voters cast ballots in the 2020 election. In fact, early voters alone topped the turnout for the last election with a presidential race on the ballot, in 2016. Nearly 78 percent of registered voters participated this year, according to the Iredell County Board of Elections. There were no election-day surprises in the county as Republicans […]