STEELE CREEK NEWS
Districts Will Change for the 2018 Election
29, 2018) The boundaries for the North Carolina General Assembly
districts will change for the 2018 election after federal courts
ruled the districts adopted in 2011 were illegally racially
In the two State Senate and two State House districts covering
Steele Creek, only one has a primary on May 8. House District 88 has two
Republican candidates. All other races have only one candidate for
each party and thus will not have primaries. Election Day is
Tuesday, November 6. See
Mecklenburg Candidate Listing for a complete list of General
Assembly candidates with contact information.
The North Carolina General Assembly
adopted new districts in August 2017. These were later confirmed by
Steele Creek is split
between two new State Senate Districts: 37 and
41. Precincts 138, 147, and 228 are in Senate District 37. Precincts
122, 200, 229, and 243 are in Senate District 41. Precinct 230 is split,
with most of Berewick and other areas south of Shopton Road in
District 41 and the remaining area of Precinct 230 north of Shopton Road in District
In Senate District 37, voters will choose between Democratic
Incumbent Jeff Jackson and Republican Nora Trotman on Election Day,
November 6. In Senate District 41, voters will choose between
Democrat Natasha Marcus and Republican Incumbent Jeff Tarte.
Steele Creek is split between two new State House Districts:
88 and 92. Precincts 200, and 230 are in House District 88. Precincts
122, 138, 147, 228, 229, and 243 are in House District 92.
House District 88, Republican voters will choose between two
candidates in the May 8 Primary: Benton Blaine and Ty Turner. The
winner of the Primary will face Democratic Incumbent Mary Belk in
the November 6 General Election. In House District 92, voters will choose between
Democratic Incumbent Chaz Beasley and Republican Debbie Ware in
Voters should be
aware of what district they live in for each race so that
they are familiar with the candidates for those districts and are
prepared to cast their votes.
Current Legislative Districts
Note that the current
state legislators were elected in the districts originally adopted
in 2011 and will continue to represent those districts until the new
legislators elected in November take their seats in January 2019.
Most of Steele Creek is in current Senate District 37, which is
represented by Democrat Jeff Jackson. Precinct 147 is in current
Senate District 38 and is represented by Democrat Joel Ford.
Carolina House of Representatives
Most Steele Creek is in current State House District 92, which
is represented by Democrat Chaz Beasley. Precinct 147 and parts of
Precincts 122, 138, 228, and 230 (including Ayrsley, the
Westinghouse industrial corridor, and Steele Creek subdivision) is
in current House District 102, which is represented by Democrat
Voters may request
absentee ballots for the May 8 primary now. Early voting begins on
Friday, April 27 at 11130 S Tryon St (the former Hollywood Video in
York Ridge Shopping Center). See the
Early Voting Schedule.
Voters must go to their regular precinct polling location if they
vote on Primary Day, May 8.
Precinct 78 -
Polling Location: Aldersgate United Methodist Church
- Polling Location: Good Shepherd United Methodist Church
Precinct 138 - Polling Location: Olympic High School
- Polling Location: E. E. Waddell Language Academy
Precinct 200 -
Polling Location: Berryhill Baptist Church
Precinct 228 - Polling
Location: Kennedy Middle School
Precinct 229 - Polling Location:
Christ the King Lutheran Church
Precinct 230 - Polling Location:
Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
Precinct 243 - Polling Location:
Pleasant Hill Presbyterian Church
For more information
about the 2018 primary and general election in Mecklenburg County,
Mecklenburg County Board of Elections.
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