2018 Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum Archives

Posted By: David Jackson Chamber News , Multimedia ,

Photo by: Kayla Lasure - Watauga Democrat

Candidates from eight races appearing on the November ballot in Watauga County participated in the 2018 Watauga County Meet the Candidates Forum. The event was co-hosted by the Boone Area and Blowing Rock Chambers of Commerce.

Audio archives from the individual sessions of the forum can be found by clicking on the headings below:

Candidates for United States House of Representative - NC 5th District

Virginia Foxx (R)

DD Adams (D)

Candidates for Watauga County Board of Commissionerers

Tim Hodges (R)

Billy Kennedy (D)

Larry Turnbow (D)

David Blust (R)

Tommy Sofield (R)

Charlie Wallin (D)

Candidates for NC Senate District 45 & NC House of Representatives District 93

Wes Luther (D)

Deanna Ballard (R) - Invited but did not attend the forum

Jonathan C. Jordan (R)

Ray Russell (D)

Candidates for Watauga County Board of Education

Jay Fenwick

Danny Watts

Gary L. Childers

Steve Combs

Jason K. Cornett

Candidates for Watauga County Sheriff

Len (L.D.) Hagaman (D)

David Searcy (R)

Candidate Introductions for Watauga County Clerk of Superior Court & District Attorney

Travis Critcher (R)

Diane Cornett Deal (D)

Seth Banks (R)

Candidate Introductions for Watauga County Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor 

Chris Hughes

Bill Moretz

Joey Clawson - Invited but did not attend the forum

 

The Chambers would like to thank HIgh Country Radio (WATA 1450/96.5), App TVMountain Times Publications, The Appalachian, and the High Country Press for their coverage of the event. We'd also like to thank Rygid AV for their technical expertise and the staff of the Watauga County Courthouse for providing a quality venue and support services.