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NC District Court (District 3A - Seat 1)

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    Daniel Hines Entzminger
    (Rep)

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    Mario E. Perez
    (Dem)

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    Jarrette Pittman
    (Dem)

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Experience (35 words max) Private practice attorney with 15 years of experience in District and Superior Courts of Pitt and surrounding counties. Graduated with honors with Juris Doctorate from Campbell University. Father of three children.
If elected, I hope to bring my work ethic and professionalism to District Court. I believe we need judges who will work hard to uphold the Constitution and the laws of our state, while treating litigants fairly. I believe that courtrooms should operate in a respectful and efficient manner.
Experience (35 words max) 34 years of legal experience in district and superior courts of North Carolina in criminal and civil cases
3 favorite endorsements for this election Over 116 attorneys who practice in Pitt County publicly endorsed my campaign
I was appointed to serve as district court judge because of my 34 years of legal experience and the overwhelming support of the Pitt County Bar. I believe a district court judge has the responsibility to listen to each case carefully, to ask questions when necessary, and to follow the law fairly.
Experience (35 words max) Current: Assistant District Attorney, Pitt County District Attorney's Office; Professor, North Carolina Wesleyan College; Previous: Post-Graduate Extern, North Carolina Court of Appeals; Defense Attorney, the Ruffin Law Firm (Bertie, Halifax, Hertford & Northampton Counties); Teacher, Halifax County Schools
Pitt County deserves a judge who will be fair and free from influence. As a Prosecutor, I have experience fighting crime and protecting victim’s rights. My diverse legal experience, combined with my commitment to the youth uniquely qualify me for this judicial seat. Humbly, I ask for your vote.