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Jefferson Griffin Appointed as Wake County District Court Judge

Congrats to Jefferson Griffin on his appointment by Governor Pat McCrory to the Wake County District Court bench. Jefferson mounted a strong campaign in the Republican primary to replace Colon Willoughby last spring that ultimately resulted in a run-off. Lorrin Freeman, the Democrat, ultimately won over John Bryant last fall. Judge Griffin fills the vacancy…

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Jefferson Griffin endorses John Bryant in Republican Runoff

Jefferson Griffin, who secured more than 22 percent of the votes in the May 6 Republican Primary for Wake County District Attorney, announced today that he has endorsed Republican John Bryant in his runoff with Republican Jeff Cruden set for July 15, 2014. Cruden (33.68%) edged Bryant (32.61%) out by just 404 votes out of…

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Wake County District Attorney Watch: Jefferson Griffin

Jefferson Griffin, an assistant district attorney, has also filed the necessary paperwork to launch a campaign. His website is at www.jeffersongriffin.com. Jefferson is running as a Republican and the rumor is that he has the support of at least one prominent North Carolina judicial figure. There may be more. Jefferson is a graduate of North…

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Griffin Wins Wake GOP Straw Poll

Republican Jefferson Griffin, candidate for District Attorney, won this evening's straw poll at the Wake County Republican Convention, defeating primary opponents Jeff Cruden, John Bryant, and Allen Swaim. Griffin's campaign posted the news: What a great evening at the Wake County Republican Convention! By winning the straw poll, it shows a tremendous amount of support…

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Wake County District Attorney Race: Griffin Making Progress

I got some interesting feedback today about Jefferson Griffin: that he is an excellent campaigner who is beginning to raise some good money. In a Republican primary, the key is to motivate the base. And in multiple conversations I’ve had over the past week with people in the know, I’ve been repeatedly told two things:…

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Republican Run-Off: Wake District Attorney

John Bryant wins primary run-off with backing of Jefferson Griffin, party establishment. It’ll be Bryant for the Republicans vs. Lorrin Freeman for the Democrats in the fall. 178 of 200 precincts reporting (8:22 pm): John Bryant – 63.36%. Jeff Cruden – 36.64%.

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Mailer Asks: Is Jeff Cruden a Republican?

Update Below The Wake County District Attorney’s race is headed for a run-off on the Republican side with Jeff Cruden, assistant district attorney, and John Bryant, a long-time private attorney in Wake County, having come in first and second in May’s primary. Under North Carolina law, a candidate must win with at least 40 percent…

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Election Returns: Wake County District Attorney

In a gracious speech tonight, Jefferson Griffin thanked his supporters and conceded his loss in the Republican Primary. Griffin, a Nash County native who picked up 7,000 votes, lost to Jeff Cruden and John Bryant. As of 9:30 PM, Cruden and Bryant were headed toward a runoff. Update: Attorneys throughout the day approached me horrified…

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The Final Countdown…

Wake County is not a big area, so when polls close tonight, expect the returns to start coming in by 8:00 pm. Some of the District Attorney campaigns are having election watch events. Democrat Boz Zellinger is having his event at Busy Bee between Martin and Hargett Streets on Wilmington in downtown Raleigh. Republican Jefferson…

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Republicans Make Final Pitch for Your Vote

Complete coverage here. Jefferson Griffin: Proven Conservative With the primary for both parties on Tuesday, May 6, Jefferson Griffin has the above mailer out noting that he has been endorsed by Republicans Rep. Tom Murry (NC House, District 41), John Odom (Raleigh City Council), and Phil Matthews (Chairman, Wake County Commissioners). My understanding is that…

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