Eight local contested races on ballot
by Everett Catts
06:10 PM, Wednesday, October 29
Following months of campaigning, the 2014 general election will arrive Tuesday with two high-profile races at the top of the ballot and eight more contested local ones toward the bottom of it. In the governor’s race, there is a three-way battle be...

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