Voters are heading to the polls in Raleigh, Cary, Wake County and the City of Durham to choose from candidates in a variety of local races. For more information or to find out where to vote, in Durham call the Board of Elections at 560-0700 or go to www.co.durham.nc.us/common/db-dept.cfm?ID=2.
In Wake County, call the Board of Elections at 856-6240 or go to www.wakegov.com/general/elections/default.htm.
Note that early voting ends on Oct. 8, and the elections are on Oct. 11.
Here are the Independent‘s endorsements:
Mayor: Charles Meeker
Council members at-large (vote for two): Russ Stephenson, Joyce Kekas
Council District A: Paul Anderson
Council member at-large: Julie Aberg Robison
Council District A: Ed Yerha
Council District C: Jack Smith
Board of Education District 1: Lori Millberg
District 2: Wanda Weeks Denning
District 7: Patti Head
District 9: Eleanor Goettee
Mayor: Bill Bell
City Council, Ward 1: Cora Cole-McFadden
City Council, Ward 2: Regina Stanley-King
City Council Ward 3: Mike Woodard