Editor’s note: This year in District 28 (Buncombe County), both Superior Court judges and five District Court judges are up for re-election and are all unopposed. For the sake of concise organization Xpress has listed them together in one page. Superior Court Alan Z. Thornburg Incumbent, Democrat, unopposed What qualities should a good judge have? And […]
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Survey evaluates local judges; Clontz faces primary challenge
A new survey by the N.C. Bar Association rates the performance of local judges, shedding light on elected officials that are often hard for voters to evaluate. Judge Ed Clontz received the lowest scores of any Buncombe County District Court justice. And he’s the only incumbent facing a fight to keep his seat on the bench.