Former state representative Carolyn Justice elected Vice-Chair o - WNCN: News, Weather

Former state representative Carolyn Justice elected Vice-Chair of NC GOP

Posted: Updated:
Carolyn Justice of Pender County is the new Vice-Chair of the NC Republican Party Carolyn Justice of Pender County is the new Vice-Chair of the NC Republican Party

HAMPSTEAD, NC (WECT) - Former state Rep. Carolyn Justice of Pender County is the new Vice-Chair of the North Carolina Republican Party.

Justice, who stepped away from the General Assembly in 2012 after serving ten years in Raleigh, was elected Saturday during a specially-called meeting of the Executive Committee in Concord. The position came open when the previous Vice-Chair, Joyce Krawiec, was appointed to fill the remaining term of state Sen. Peter Brunstetter who resigned in December.

Justice said the Vice-Chair works in hand with the Chairman of the Party, visiting the county parties and soliciting what needs they have and helping them to fulfill their mission.

"I am looking forward to it," Justice said Monday morning. "I think we need to find common goals across the state among the county parties to be successful in November."

"For decades, Carolyn Justice has been a committed and principled conservative leader in our party, and it's a privilege to have her as the new vice chairwoman of the NCGOP," North Carolina Republican Party Chairman Claude Pope said in an email news release. "Carolyn's proven leadership and wealth of public service experience will be enormously beneficial in our efforts to take back Kay Hagan's Senate seat and keep our majorities in the General Assembly." 

Copyright 2014 WECT. All rights reserved.

 

  • PoliticsMore>>

  • NC Senate passes bill to reform Medicaid, bill goes to House

    NC Senate passes bill to reform Medicaid, bill goes to Senate

    Thursday, July 24 2014 9:15 PM EDT2014-07-25 01:15:35 GMT
    The North Carolina Senate has given tentative approval to a bill that changes how Medicaid is administered and paid for in the state. Senators approved the measure, 28-17, on Thursday. It would create
    State lawmakers in the Senate on Thursday passed a bill to partially privatize Medicaid by changing how the program is administrated and financed.
  • Hagan's lead grows over Tillis in new PPP poll of Senate race

    Hagan's lead grows over Tillis in new PPP poll of Senate race

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:32 PM EDT2014-07-22 18:32:17 GMT
    A new poll of North Carolina's highly-watched Senate race shows incumbent Kay Hagan's lead widening over Thom Tillis with less than four months left before Election Day. Public Policy Polling surveyed
    Incumbent Kay Hagan has stretched her lead slightly over Thom Tillis in the highly-watched race for one of North Carolina's seats in the U.S. Senate. Hagan's lead is now seven points over Tillis with less than four months to go before Election Day. To see the specifics of the poll, click on the link inside this story.
  • Rouzer has cash lead in NC7 race over Barfield, Casteen

    Rouzer has cash lead in NC7 race over Barfield, Casteen

    Thursday, July 17 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-07-17 04:27:48 GMT
    Republican David Rouzer has a cash advantage over the two other candidates running to replace Mike McIntyre as the Representative for North Carolina's  3rd Congressional District. Rouzer, Democrat Jonathan
    Former state Senator David Rouzer has a wide advantage over the other two candidates in the race for the 7th Congressional District race in North Carolina. 
Powered by WorldNow

1205 Front St., Raleigh
N.C., 27609

Telephone: 919.836.1717
Fax: 919.836.1687
Email: newstips@wncn.com

Can't find something?
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Media General Communications Holdings, LLC. A Media General Company.