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Early Voting in Eastern NC: What's on the ballot in Craven County

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Early voting is underway in Craven County for the May 17 primary elections. PRE’s Meredith Radford has details.

There are two candidates each running for Districts 3, 4 and 5 of the Craven County Board of Commissioners. This includes Dana Outlaw, New Bern’s current Mayor, who is running for District 4.

Craven County’s Board of Education has two candidates running for the District 4 seat, and two running for District 6.

Four people are running for mayor of New Bern, including former Police Chief Toussaint Summers. For New Bern’s Board of Alderman, there are three candidates each running for Wards 1 and 2. Candidates for Wards 3, 4 and 5, are running unopposed. Two candidates are running for Ward 6.

There are four early voting sites across Craven County in New Bern, Cove City, Vanceboro, and Havelock.

For Public Radio East, I’m Meredith Radford.

Meredith Radford is a News Reporter for Public Radio East. She studied at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, receiving a degree in Journalism and Political Science. Born and raised in Eastern North Carolina, Meredith is excited to cover the area and contribute to the community. When not out reporting, she enjoys hiking, camping and kayaking as well as baking.