The Transylvania Times -

By Kevin Fuller
Staff Writer 

School Board Decision Opposed - Brevard NC


Mike Hawkins

County Commission Chairman Mike Hawkins and some candidates running for state office are speaking out against House Bill 1133, which makes the Transylvania County Board of Elections partisan.

During the Board of Commissioners' regularly scheduled meeting on July 11, Hawkins spoke out against the local bill, which was introduced by N.C. Rep. Chris Whitmire, a local Republican who represents N.C. House District 113, and was signed by Gov. Pat McCrory last week.

"I think the bill is bad for Transylvania County for three main reasons," Hawkins said in a follow-up email.

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