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N.C. Court of Appeals (Seat 2)

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    Jefferson G. Griffin

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    Tobias (Toby) Hampson

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    Sandra Alice Ray

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Experience (35 words max) • District Court Judge, Wake County; • JAG Officer (CPT), NC Army National Guard; • Assistant District Attorney, Wake County District Attorney’s Office; • Private Practice, Criminal defense and Civil litigation; • North Carolina Central University School of Law; • UNC
3 favorite endorsements for this election North Carolina Republican Party; Former North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Burley B. Mitchell, Jr.
North Carolina deserves a Judge who is dedicated to upholding the Rule of Law and our Constitution. My diverse experiences as a Judge, Soldier, prosecutor, and practicing attorney provide a perspective that will benefit all North Carolina citizens when I am on the Court of Appeals.
Experience (35 words max) Wyrick, Robbins, Yates & Ponton, LLP, (2007-present) Appellate Attorney; NC State Bar Appellate Specialist since 2011; Patterson, Dilthey, Clay & Bryson, LLP (2004-2007) Attorney; N.C. Court of Appeals (2002-2004) Law Clerk;
3 favorite endorsements for this election North Carolina Democratic Party; NC AFL-CIO; Former Court of Appeals Judge Patricia Timmons-Goodson
The Court of Appeals needs a judge with the right experience — an appellate specialist. I have 16 years of experience in our appellate courts, starting as a law clerk at the Court of Appeals then strengthening my experience by handling hundreds of appeals in private practice. I will bring a strong work ethic, integrity and appellate expertise to the Court.
Experience (35 words max) I’ve got 27 years legal experience including 14 years judicial experience. I have more judicial experience than every N.C. Court of Appeals candidate combined. I’m a former Assistant District Attorney and attorney in private practice.
3 favorite endorsements for this election North Carolina Troopers Association and NC Fraternal Order of Police
When any Judge talks to you they should tell you of their love and trust in our United States and North Carolina Constitutions. I believe as our constitution says, in the Sovereignty of the People – not the politicians and bureaucrats. I want to serve on your Court of Appeals to preserve the self-evident rights our Constitution guarantees.