Tag:Rep. Joe John

  • 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…

  • Constitutional amendment would shrink judicial terms immediately

    Legislative Republicans vowed to offer changes in the way North Carolinians select judges. Tuesday afternoon, they rolled out a big one. A few hours after the House rejected the governor’s veto of a bill canceling judicial primaries in 2018, the House and Senate Rules Committee chairmen proposed a constitutional amendment…