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Bring your picture ID to vote. It’s simple & easy to do

March 15, 2016
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Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2016 07:14:11 -0500 From: Whatzup Subject: Bring your picture ID to vote. It’s simple and easy to do. When I went in early to vote this past week, I want to tell everyone that there did not seem to be any problems with people being able to provide a photo ID

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As predicted, Jeffrey Starkweather’s Chatham Forward PAC will stretch the truth to win

March 15, 2016
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Date: Sun, 13 Mar 2016 01:00:40 +0000 From: “Hicks, Larry M” Subject: As predicted, the Chatham Forward PAC will stretch the truth to win So, as predicted in my previous posts, at the early voting polls, the Chatham Forward PAC was caught handing out misleading information, cherry picking Mike Cross’s votes and again taking the

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Supporting Mike Cross for Commissioner

March 12, 2016
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Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2016 00:59:19 +0000 (UTC) From: Cindy & Dan Perry Subject: Supporting Mike Cross for Commissioner In the last two months, I have come to respect the experience which an incumbent brings to elected office. That is why I am supporting Mike Cross for County Commissioner. He has developed the experience and

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Mary Phyllis incorrectly claims that Brian Bock has endorsed Mike Cross

March 10, 2016
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Date: Fri, 19 Feb 2016 16:28:47 -0500 From: mphorn22 Subject: Re: “Hicks, Larry M” Regarding “Hicks, Larry M” I think this recent discussion regarding Mr. Cross is getting way off base. I don’t personally see him as a Tea Partyer. But I also don’t see him as a whole-hearted Democrat. My observations of his voting

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Chatham Commissioner Diana Hales claims coal ash misstatements were made

March 8, 2016
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Date: Sun, 6 Mar 2016 14:58:16 -0500 From: “Diana Hales” Subject: Coal ash misstatements by Larry Hicks In the Friday, March 5 ChatList, a post by Larry Hicks regarding Chatham County’s agreement to accept 12 million tons of coal ash at the Brickhaven site in Moncure has factual errors. Hicks stated that the Duke Energy/Chatham

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State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for Chatham county commissioner

March 8, 2016
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Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2016 00:29:01 -0500 From: Gene Galin Subject: State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for county commissioner State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for county commissioner By NC Senator Bob Atwater (Ret.) Pittsboro, NC – Prior to running for the NC Senate in 2004, I had the honor and duty

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State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for Chatham county commissioner

March 8, 2016
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Date: Mon, 7 Mar 2016 00:29:01 -0500 From: Gene Galin Subject: State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for county commissioner State Senator Bob Atwater endorses Mike Cross for county commissioner By NC Senator Bob Atwater (Ret.) Pittsboro, NC – Prior to running for the NC Senate in 2004, I had the honor and duty

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Mark Barroso makes a great point to support voting for Mike Cross

March 7, 2016
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Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 22:59:22 -0500 From: Farmer Dell Subject: Mark Barroso makes a great point to support voting for Mike Cross In today’s Chatlist post  Mark Barroso pointed out that Mike Dasher, the candidate he and Jeff Starkweather’s PAC  endorse,  “has volunteered for NUMEROUS advisory boards.”  Mark doesn’t note what these groups are,

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Mike Cross, Walter Perry and Jim Crawford did exactly the right think in taking the $19 million for the county

March 4, 2016
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Date: Mon, 15 Feb 2016 15:35:34 -0500 From: stinmar1 Subject: Turning adversity to an advantage I read Mike Fox’s post and I totally agree with him and I think everyone needs to realize the state has more control over what we do than we often know . He is correct that Cross Perry and Crawford

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Chatham Forward Special Interest PAC blatantly lies about Mike Cross’ record

March 4, 2016
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Date: Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:06:06 +0000 From: “Hicks, Larry M” Subject: Chatham Forward Attack Strategy: Commissioner Mike Cross’s voting record? As I understand from the information that’s been obtained regarding the forming of the Chatham Forward PAC, http://info.cross4chatham.com/CF%20letter.html the strategy in trying to beat incumbent Commissioner Mike Cross is pretty straightforward (and old); paint

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Karen Howard and Mike Dasher

March 4, 2016
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Date: Wed, 2 Mar 2016 07:56:50 -0500 From: Claire Linker Subject: Karen Howard and Mike Dasher My husband and I recently had the chance to visit with and hear Karen Howard and Mike Dasher. We were so impressed with them, especially Karen Howard. She is smart, articulate, and has so much common sense. She has

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Mike Cross’ Environmental Record – Coal Ash

March 3, 2016
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Mike Cross’ Environmental Record – Coal Ash

Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2016 01:57:28 +0000 From: “Hicks, Larry M” Subject: Mike Cross’s Environmental Record – Coal Ash This round I had promised to talk to the assertion that Mike Cross voted more with the Republicans than with Democrats. But there is a pretty good summary on that on Mike’s February 3rd post to

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Chatham Journal newspaper endorses Mike Cross for Chatham County commissioner – District 2

March 3, 2016
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Date: Thu, 3 Mar 2016 01:29:06 -0500 From: Gene Galin Subject: Chatham Journal newspaper endorses Mike Cross for Chatham County commissioner Chatham Journal newspaper endorses Mike Cross for Chatham County commissioner Pittsboro, NC – For well over a decade, Chatham County has been quickly growing and evolving. Situated between the ever expanding Triangle Area, and

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Chatham County election information you need to know

March 2, 2016
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Date: Mon, 29 Feb 2016 23:44:12 +0000 From: Dawn Stumpf Subject: Election information There is so much stuff going on that I don’t know where to start. The House Bill 2 that was ratified on Friday provides for a separate US House of Representatives (Congressional) Primary Election on June 7th. There will be a new

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Chatham Democrats endorse Mike Cross and Danny Jenkins for County commissioners

March 2, 2016
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Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2016 17:14:05 -0500 From: Farmer Dell Subject: Chatham Democrats endorse Mike Cross & Danny Jenkins Mainstream Chatham Democrats endorse Mike Cross and Danny Jenkins for Chatham County commissioners. Mike has done a good job for the county. Danny is someone who has some serious law enforcement experience and has been active

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Does Pittsboro Matters still matter?

February 29, 2016
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Date: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 14:35:53 -0500 From: virginia penley Subject: Does Pittsboro Matters still matter? I am mystified. I clearly stated in a recent opinion piece to the Chatham County Line that I am on the same side of a majority of supporters of Pittsboro Matters regarding values, our community and topics such as

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Sue Schwartz thinks the Chatlist is a private bully pulpit

February 21, 2016
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Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2016 16:04:06 -0500 (EST) From: Sue Schwartz Subject: RE: Chatlist Dear Mike and Karen, Once again, you have forgotten that the Chatlist is not a neutral sounding board. It is Gene’s private bully pulpit and periodically he feels a need to remind us of this. I really appreciate the Chatlist when

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Someone who truly seeks what is best for all the people of Chatham County

February 20, 2016
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Date: Sun, 7 Feb 2016 17:20:02 -0500 From: “Karl Ernst” Subject: Someone who truly seeks what is best for all the people of Chatham County I went to #5470 to read Mr West’s note before responding to Mr Dykers’ admonition for production of facts, by either Mr West or our soon-to-be-world-famous Chatlist Administrator substantiating Mr

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John Graybeal’s candidate Mike Dasher is clearly for county-wide zoning

February 20, 2016
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Date: Sat, 6 Feb 2016 15:46:15 -0500 From: John Graybeal Subject: Mike Cross Was The Only Democrat to Vote Against Zoning With all due respect to Larry Hicks, his recent post is an astonishing collection of factual errors except when he says incumbent Commissioner Mike Cross voted against County-wide zoning in November 2015. But, contrary

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Liberal John Graybeal hates on Mike Cross and pushes Jeff Starkweather’s candidate

February 19, 2016
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Date: Tue, 2 Feb 2016 17:35:47 -0500 From: John Graybeal Subject: Mike Cross: The Voting Record In his Facebook post (which Karl Kachergis put on Tuesday’s Chatlist) Mike Cross states, “I support .” And he urges voters to simply check the voting records. But, surprisingly and inexplicably, Commissioner Cross’ statement fails to report that

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