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Republican legislative candidates dominate Tuesday election candidacies

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Republicans continue to dominate election filings in Alamance County through the first two days (Monday and Tuesday) of filing for the 2022 elections.

Filing Tuesday were the two Republican members of the legislative delegation in Raleigh – state senator Amy Galey, who had been first in line Monday morning before a court order temporarily stopped legislative candidates from filing statewide, and Dennis Riddell, who represents the western and southern parts of the county.

The Republican lineup also ensures a primary in state house district 63, which covers the eastern portion of the county.

Republican Steve Ross filed to get his old seat back.  He lost his 2020 election to Democrat Ricky Hurtado.  But also filing was Ed Priolo of Mebane, who has been campaigning for the seat.

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The two will face off, along with any additional GOP candidates, in a March primary to determine who will face Hurtado in November.

Neither Democrat Hurtado nor any other Democratic candidate has filed thus far (through Tuesday) for any position in Alamance County.

Filing continues through noon on Friday, December 17.


See earlier story on first day filings from Monday, December 6:  https://alamancenews.com/first-day-of-candidate-filing-interrupted-by-courts-delay-of-federal-state-legislative-candidacies/

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