Sunday 19 Jan 2020


Challenge To Daughtery’s Residency Quickly Dismissed

District 6 Commissioner Joe Daughtery

A challenge to a Wayne County Commissioner’s residency is stopped dead in its tracks.

It barely took two minutes for the Wayne County Board of Elections to unanimously dismiss the challenge to District 6 Commissioner Joe Daughtery’s residency on Tuesday.

Board of Elections member M. Bryant King made the motion to bring the challenge to an abrupt end.

Brent Heath had filed the challenge against Daughtery’s candidacy suggesting the incumbent county commissioner actually resided in Carteret County.

Heath did provide Goldsboro Daily News with documentation showing Daughtery paid vehicle taxes on two vehicles in Carteret County in 2019.

In the end, the challenge was dismissed Tuesday due to the fact that Heath is not a resident of Daughtery’s District 6, meaning Heath is not eligible to challenge Daughtery’s residency.

Daughtery tells Goldsboro Daily News he felt vindicated, although he also suggested the Board of Elections clarify the requirements to register to vote in the county and to be eligible to serve in public office.

Commissioner Joe Daughtery and Brent Heath both spoke to the Wayne County Board of Elections during Tuesday’s hearing.

 

5 Comments

  1. outrages says:

    ‘only took two minutes” can’t they see that “Joe Daughtry” is actually Steve Carrel in disguise and Steve Carrel is not a resident of Wayne county. No wonder he was able to buy the board of election.

    Reply
  2. VOTER says:

    Jay Bravo

    What do you have to say now?

    Seems like you may have had something to do with this crap since you had a paragraph to write about this?

    Reply
    • Another Voter says:

      Sounds like we don’t know any more than we did when this all started. I guess we’ll just roll on toward the March primary with no answers.

      Reply

Leave a Comment

GoldsboroDailyNews.com welcomes and encourages all our users to contribute and voice their opinions. We do not discriminate against any political or ideological views. In order to maintain a civil discussion, the following guidelines will be adhered to:

1.Profanity is not allowed. Comments containing anything that is deemed profane may be deleted entirely.
2.Hate speech will not be tolerated. Comments against a person based on their race, religion, sexual orientation, gender, etc. may be deleted entirely.
3.Threats will not be tolerated. Comments threatening harm or violence to a person or persons may be deleted entirely.

Goldsboro Daily News staff reserves the right to approve, edit, or delete any comments as they see fit based upon these guidelines. User-submit views and comments do not necessary reflect the views and opinions of staff and management of GoldsboroDailyNews.com.