Tag:Marilyn Avila

  • Rematch in HD 40 pits incumbent John against former five-termer Avila

    N.C. House District 40 (Wake County) Joe John (one-term incumbent). Democrat. Education: Attended Belmont Abbey College. Earned bachelor’s, master’s, and juris doctorate degrees at UNC-Chapel Hill. Occupation: Retired. Career highlights: chief assistant district attorney, chief District Court judge, Resident Superior Court judge, Court of Appeals associate judge. Acting…

  • House Committee Gives OK to Voter ID Bill

    RALEIGH — A key House committee gave its blessing to a voter ID bill after grinding through hours of debate on Wednesday. The bill, which passed the House Elections Committee by a 23-11 vote, would require voters to provide an approved photo ID by the 2016 elections.