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For N.C. Supreme Court

Supreme Court Justice Robin Hudson faces a primary challenge from Eric Levinson and Jeanette Doran. Two of the three will meet in the general election in November. Hudson and Levinson are the clear choices.

Hudson has shown herself to be an intelligent and thoughtful justice in her first eight-year term. She has earned the respect of lawyers and her fellow justices and deserves a shot at a second term.

Levinson is currently a superior court judge who was a district court judge in Charlotte before serving on the N.C. Court of Appeals. In 2007, he was appointed the attaché to Iraq for the U.S. Department of Justice. In each role, he has earned the respect of his peers.

Doran has never been a judge at any level. She served as the executive director of the N.C. Institute for Constitutional Law, an organization backed by conservative activist (and now state budget director) Art Pope. Joining the highest court in the state with no experience as a judge would be a huge leap for her.

Hudson and Levinson are highly qualified and deserve the public’s vote in the primary.

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