NC Court of Appeals Judge (Wynn seat), general election

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Jim Wynn’s appointment to the 4th Circuit US Court of Appeals creates a sudden vacancy on the NC Court of Appeals. Thirteen candidates have filed to run for the seat, which will be decided by an instant runoff vote on Nov. 2, in lieu of a primary. Among the candidates is Cressie Thigpen, who was appointed by Gov. Beverly Perdue on Aug. 23 to fill Wynn’s unexpired term.

John Bloss

J. Wesley Casteen

Chris Dillon

• Jewel Ann Farlow

Daniel Garner

Stan Hammer

Mark E. Klass

Doug McCullough

Anne Middleton

Harry Payne Jr.

• John Sullivan

Cressie Thigpen

Pamela Vesper

All registered voters in North Carolina may vote in this race.