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Ann Bradford with her son John Bradford meet voters at Cornelius Town Hall

Cornelius resident will run for NC Treasurer

April 20. By Dave Yochum. NC Rep. John Bradford, a Cornelius resident and former member of the Town Board, will run for North Carolina State Treasurer. The incumbent is Dale Folwell, who has announced plans to run for governor. Bradford, a Republican representing NC District 98, said his experience as Senior Chairman of the NC […]

Davidson resident will run for District 98 seat held by John Bradford

April 4. Davidson resident Lisa Jewel has announced her candidacy for NC House District 98 which is currently held by Cornelius resident John Bradford whose frequent opponent has been Democrat Christy Clark. “I am kicking off my campaign early in one of the marquee political races in North Carolina. Announcing early is important to develop […]

Rep. Bradford is considering a run for NC State Treasurer

March 27. With NC State Treasurer Dale Folwell announcing plans to run for governor, NC Rep. John Bradford, a former Cornelius Town Commissioner, said he is considering a run for state treasurer. “The high volume of calls and texts I received over the weekend encouraging me to run for State Treasurer are very humbling,” the […]

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Election Day is the last day to vote; here’s how

Nov. 7. Tuesday looks like a perfect day for voting, with sunny skies and temps in the mid-60s. There are four polling places in Cornelius on Election Day: —Community in Christ Lutheran Church, 7621 Norman Island Drive —Jetton Park, 19000 Jetton Road —Bethel Presbyterian Church, 19920 Bethel Church Road —Cornelius Town Hall, 21445 Catawba Ave. […]

Bradford vs. Clark (again) in NC House District 98

Oct. 5. By Dave Vieser. In the highly visible race for House District 98, hardly a day goes by without a political mailer. Lawn signs have sprouted up during the past couple of weeks all over town. The rematch between John Bradford and Christy Clark will be hard-fought. What’s special about NC House District 98? […]

As of today, it will be Bradford vs. Clark in NC District 98

Dec. 6. Former NC Rep. Christy Clark, a Democrat, has announced plans to run for her old seat in the North Carolina House of Representatives—which John Bradford won back last year. NC District 98 will be one of the most competitive races in North Carolina next year. In 2020 both President Biden and Gov. Cooper […]

Vote early, not often for Congress, legislators, judges, transportation bond

Oct. 11. Early voting starts Wednesday Oct. 17 at Cornelius Town Hall. A new expanded schedule means voters can cast their ballots from 7 am to 7 pm, weekdays, Oct. 17 through Nov. 2, as well as Saturday Oct. 27 from 10 am-5 pm, Sunday Oct. 28 from 1-4 pm and  8 am to 1 […]


I-77 bill faces tougher test in Senate

June 13. By Dave Vieser. It’s a given that a bill introduced by NC Rep. John Bradford which would create a fund for paying changes in the I-77 toll lane contract will face a tougher challenge in the NC Senate, but local officials, including Bradford, are optimistic. HB 1029 would create a NCDOT reserve account […]


Arts Center lands $100K, courtesy of Bradford, legislature

June 28. By Dave Yochum. The Cornelius Arts Center, with $100,000 fresh under its belt thanks to NC Rep. John Bradford and the NC Legislature, will soon take on the task of selecting an architect for the multimillion-dollar project. It’s possible one will be selected as early as August, according to Justin Dionne, the new […]

Early voting starts Thursday

Early voting begins Thursday at Town Hall under a new schedule adopted by the county Board of Elections. Voters can cast their ballots starting Oct. 20 from 8 am to 7 pm weekdays, 10-6 Saturdays and 1-6 pm Sundays. Early voting concludes at 1 pm Saturday Nov. 5. For those who would rather wait until Election […]