Hood breaks down where the democrats have the best chance to pick up legislative seats in this morning’s DJ. Turns out the battle may be focused in Wake County. In case you’re keeping score – here’s who has filed for those seats as of Friday afternoon. The filing period is open through Feb. 28.
House District 41 – no one has filed yet but incumbent Republican Tom Murry is expected to file.
House Distrcit 49 – Incumbent Republican Jim Fulghum has filed. no opposition as yet
Senate District 15 – Incumbent Republican Neal hunt has filed; no opposition yet.
Senate District 18 – Incumbent Republican Chad Barefoot will face democrat Sarah Crawford in November.
House District 35 – no one has filed yet but Incumbent Republican Chris Malone is expected to file.
House District 36 – Incumbent Republican Nelson Dollar has filed, no opposition as yet.
House District 40 – No one has filed but Incumbent Republican Marilyn Avila is expected to file.
Senate District 17 – Incumbent Republican Tamara Barringer had filed, no one has filed against her as yet.
Don’t forget – you can keep up with the latest from the campaign trail every morning.