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Current Candidate List for Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties

Last updated on March 4, 2022

Candidate filing resumed Thursday morning across North Carolina. The filing period ends at noon on March 4. The deadline for candidates to withdraw is March 1. This list will be updated daily: 

Current Candidate List for Macon, Jackson, and Swain Counties: 

Macon County: 

Board of Commissioners District 1: 

Don Wilis- Republican

John Shearl- Republican

Board of Commissioners District 2: 

Ronnie Beale- Democrat

Betty Cloer Wallace- Democrat

Gary Shields- Republican

Richard Lightner- Republican

Danny Antoine- Republican

Danny Reitmeier- Republican

Gregg Jones – Republican

Clerk of Superior Court:

Justin Stamey- Republican

Shawna Then Lamb- Republican

Mike Trammel- Republican 

Dinah Roper Mashburn- Democrat

Register of Deeds

Toddy Raby- Democrat 

Macon County Sheriff

Bob Cook- Republican 

Dereck Jones- Republican 

Chris Browning- Republican 

Brent Holbrooks- Republican

Clay Bryson- Republican

Jackson County 

Board of Commissioners Chairman:

Brian McMahan- Democrat

Rick Wood- Republican

Mark Letson- Republican

Board of Commissioners District 1: 

Gayle Woody- Democrat

Todd Bryson- Republican

David Brooks- Republican

Jarrett Crowe- Republican

Rainy Summer Brake- Republican

Board of Commissioners District 2: 

Boyce Deitz- Democrat

Edward Thurston- Republican 

John Smith- Republican

Clerk of Superior Court: 

Kim Poteet- Democrat

Albert Reagan- Democrat

Register of Deeds: 

Shandra Sims- Democrat 

Jackson County Sheriff: 

Jimmy Ashe- Democrat 

Rick Buchanan- Democrat

Robin Gunnels- Democrat

Dough Farmer- Republican

Andy Anderson- Republican

Jackson County Board of Education District 2:

Abigail Clayton

Lisa Buchanan

Courtney Umphlett

Jackson County Board of Education District 4: 

Kim Moore

Wesley McKnight

Frederick Buskey

Jackson County Board of Education District 5:

Rick Robson

Joy Rose

Lynn Dillard

Sarah Ann Peterkin

Swain County: 

Swain County Board of Commissioners Chairman:

Ben Bushyhead- Democrat

Kevin Seagle-Republican

Swain County Board of Commissioners Members: 

Deborah Smith- Democrat

Issac Herrin- Republican

Donna Cole- Republican

David Loftis- Republican

Phillip Carson-Republican

Swain County Board of Education: 

Travis Hyatt-Democrat

Jamie Fisher-Democrat

Stacy Carson Pegg- Democrat

R.L Taylor-Republican

Joshua Oliver- Republican

Lisa Stoltzfus Loftis- Republican

Robert Lowe- Republican

Clerk of Superior Court: 

Misti Watson Jones- Democrat

Register of Deeds: 

Diana Williamson Kirkland- Democrat

Swain County Sheriff: 

Doug (Tank) Anthony- Democrat

Curtis Cochran- Republican

WNC Races

Senate District 50: 

Kevin Corbin- Republican- Franklin, NC

Karen Burnette McCracken- Democrat- Almond, NC

NC House of Representatives District 119: 

Mike Clampitt- Republican- Bryson City, NC

Al Platt- Democrat- Brevard, NC

NC House of Representatives District 120:

Karl Gillespie- Republica,- Franklin, NC

NC Superior Court Judge District 30A Seat 01: 

William (Bill) Coward- Republican

NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 01:

Donna Forga 

NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 02:

Kristina Earwood

NC District Court Judge District 30 Seat 03:

Roy Wijewickrama 

District Attorney District 43: 

Ashley Hornsby Welch 

U.S Congressional District 11

David Adam Coatney- Libertarian- Fletcher, NC

Bruce O’Connell- Republican- Candler, NC

Wendy Marie-Limbaugh Nevarez- Republican- Asheville, NC

Matthew Burril- Republican- Fletcher, NC

Chuck Edwards- Republican- Flat Rock, NC

Rod Honeycutt- Republican- Alexander, NC

Madison Cawthorn- Republican- Hendersonville, NC

Michele V. Woodhouse- Republican- Hendersonville, NC

Kristie Sluder- Republican- Weaverville, NC

Katie Dean- Democrat- Swannanoa, NC

Jasmine Beach-Ferrara- Democrat- Asheville, NC

Bo Hess- Democrat- Asheville, NC

Marco Gutierrez- Democrat- Clyde, NC

Bynum M. Lunsford- Democrat- Mars Hill, NC

Jay Carey- Democrat- Hendersonville, NC

 

 

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