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The Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association Makes Candidate Endorsements

The Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina Police Benevolent Association recently held a series of candidate screenings for those candidates seeking election for various offices. During the interview process, a number of endorsed candidates demonstrated why their experience and values make them uniquely qualified to represent the voters.

These candidates also demonstrated to the Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina PBA that they are committed to making strong, effective law enforcement a priority in their campaign. The Mountain Chapter of the North Carolina PBA is proud to announce our endorsement of the following candidates:


Rick Wood
Senate, D48
Teresa Van Duyn
Senate, D49
Jonathan Jordan
House, D93
Nathan Ramsey
House, D115
Mike Hagar
House, D112
Joe Sam Queen
House, D49
Matthew Martin
District Court Judge, D28
Van Duncan
Buncombe County Sheriff
Alan Norman
Cleveland County Sheriff
Marty Katz
Henderson County Sheriff
Daniel Kuehnert
Superior Court Judge, District 25A
Curtis Lambert
Sheriff Jackson County
Pat Staggs
Polk County Sheriff
President of the North Carolina PBA Mountain Chapter Brandon McGaha said, “These candidates are deeply rooted in the community today and the North Carolina PBA is proud to put our full support behind them and we ask that you do the same. A vote for these candidates is a vote for the men and women of law enforcement and the citizens they serve.”

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