color: #888; } vertical-align: top; if (window.jQuery) { font-weight: bold; If the candidate disagrees with an edit, he or she may request the full removal of the survey response from Ballotpedia.org. color:white; North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and Justice Paul Newby. .widget-row.Republican { .widget-key { He has been a New York-based freelance writer, covering housing and technology for Kings County Politics, with additional reporting for the Brooklyn Eagle, The Billfold, Brooklyn Reporter and Greenpoint Gazette. Each branch must stay within its designed lane: the Legislature makes the laws, the Executive enforces the laws, and the Judicial applies the laws as intended and protects individual fundamental rights from encroachment by the government. The Chief Justice also serves as the leader of the Judicial Branch which is comprised of about 6500 people across NC. He assumed office on January 1, 2005. From the NC Bar Association I received both the Constitutional Rights Award and the Citizen Lawyer Award. I believe in judicial restraint. display: inline-block; RALEIGH, N.C. (AP, WNCN) — North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has conceded to Republican Paul Newby in their extremely close election after two rounds of recounts saw little change in the vote margin between them. I'm the only former prosecutor on the court. } Victories by Republicans Newby, Phil Berger Jr. and Tamara Barringer leave Democrats with a narrow 4-3 majority on the seven-member North Carolina Supreme Court. Everyone is entitled to have their legal matter decided in a timely manner. What qualities do you possess that you believe would make you a successful officeholder? North Carolina’s 100 counties are finishing their recount of the state Supreme Court chief justice race Monday. font-weight: 300; Equal Justice under the Law: The courts must treat everyone the same. Leave the position better than you found it. } “I am truly grateful to the people for entrusting me with this responsibility.”. His current term ends on December 31, 2020. My hope is that those values will continue to define North Carolina’s highest court as it meets the challenges of the future,” she wrote. jQuery( ".votebox" ).each(function( index ) { background-color: grey; Are there any little-known powers or responsibilities held by this office that you believe more people should be aware of? padding-left: 10px; Click here to read our new election calling policy and vote total update schedule. top: 2px; This was more conservative than the average score of -0.01 that justices received in North Carolina. I am the longest serving justice, having served for 16 years. max-height: 580px; 1, Sec. Art. Our court system must continue to fulfill its constitutional responsibility of providing equal justice to all.”. My 16 years of service means I'm the longest serving justice. padding-left: 10px; The symbol of the Judicial Branch, Lady Justice, is blind-folded for a reason-she cannot see the identity of the parties-every party is to be treated the same. } Newby received a campaign finance score of 0.75, indicating a conservative ideological leaning. } margin-top: 16px; } Justice Paul Newby, a Republican, was leading incumbent Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, a Democrat, by a margin of 433 votes out of 5.4 million total, as of 1 p.m. Wednesday. News and insider information from the world of politics and government in North Carolina. } width: 100%; I was 14 at the time I began this work. The North Carolina Constitution requires that "justice shall be administered without favor, denial, or delay." if(document.getElementsByClassName("reference").length==0) if(document.getElementById('Footnotes')!==null) document.getElementById('Footnotes').parentNode.style.display = 'none'; Communications: Kristen Vonasek • Kayla Harris • Megan Brown • Mary Dunne • Sarah Groat • Heidi Jung Here’s a look at turnout so far, ’Liberals are going nuts’: NC senator says he’d support suspension of civil liberties, Some quarantining after possible COVID exposure at NC Senate leader’s Christmas party. color: white; Have you ever been rated by a Bar Association? Each justice serves an eight-year term. font-style: italic; North Carolina's final outstanding November election was resolved Friday when state officials certified results showing that Republican Paul Newby received the most votes for Supreme Court chief justice, ousting Democratic incumbent Cheri Beasley. Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, left, and Senior Associate Justice Paul Newby ran for the N.C. Supreme Court's chief justice seat. Ballotpedia features 318,790 encyclopedic articles written and curated by our professional staff of editors, writers, and researchers. width: 100%; As part of its coverage of the 2020 election, Patch has asked candidates in … 18, Public Trust and Confidence in Our System of Justice is Foundational. “These strategic victories are not an accident but the result of our hard-working volunteers, staff, and candidates across North Carolina, who worked tirelessly to elect conservative judges,” state Republican Party Chairman Michael Whatley said in a statement sent by email. width: 90%; function defer() { } Beasley, a Democrat, conceded the race to her Republican challenger, Justice Paul Newby, on Saturday. 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This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. In that role, the Chief Justice has additional administrative responsibilities but also decides cases and writes opinions just like the other six justices. Follow the NC and Us Constitutions. I hope my legacy as a justice is that I fairly, impartially, and consistently applied the law in every case, that I treated everyone with respect and kindness, and that I was always fully prepared. I've practiced law for over 40 years. The Administration of Justice. Newby is currently an adjunct professor at Campbell University School of Law. Republican Paul Newby maintains a slight lead over Democratic incumbent Cheri Beasley. overflow-y: hidden; background-color: #003388; The N.C. State Board of Elections had yet to hear appeals on those protests, but the majority of them were dismissed on the local level. } Call To Prayer Rally 2011, North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. Everyone is to be treated with dignity and respect. .widget-row.Green { width: 350px; display: inline-block; padding-bottom: 8px; overflow-y: hidden; .electionsectionheading { background-color: #dac113; .inner_percentage { font-size: 12px; I try to treat others the way I want to be treated. .race_footer { background-color: #f4f4f4; .race_header.green { } background-color: #6db24f; background-color: #db0000; padding-top: 8px; The NC Constitution reminds us that understanding fundamental principles is required "to preserve the blessings of liberty." } text-align: center; I was named a "Leader in the Law" and received the James Iredell Award. height: 56px; Paul Martin Newby defeated incumbent Cheri Beasley in the general election for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice on November 3, 2020. background-color: #003388; .key-messages li {margin-bottom: 10px;} position: relative; font-size: 2em; “As a lifelong North Carolinian and the son of a public-school teacher and a printer, I had no idea I would ever have the privilege of serving in this role,” Newby said in a statement posted on Twitter. Berger, a former Rockingham County district attorney who was elected in 2016 to the Court of Appeals, will vacate that seat to join the state’s highest court. .results_text { The NC Chief Justice is the first among equals of the seven member NC Supreme Court. display: block; Justice Newby ran a phenomenal campaign and will serve with honor and distinction as the Chief Justice on our highest court,” said NCGOP Chairman Michael Whatley. Art. .clearfix { width: 35px !important; } } position: absolute; display: block; margin-bottom: -2px !important; Newby received his B.A. [2] Newby began his law practice with Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and Davis. font-size: .9em; Click here to read the survey answers. ... Paul Newby, by just 406 votes out of nearly 5.4 million cast. background-color: #003388; display: inline; [7], Newby's 2012 campaign was also assisted by a number of outside conservative groups working independently from his campaign including the Republican State Leadership Committee, the North Carolina Chamber of Commerce, and Americans for Prosperity.[8]. margin: 0px 10px; He is projected to win in the general election on November 3, 2020. border-radius: 50%; font-weight: 100; Newby has also worked as an adjunct professor at Campbell University School of Law. } padding-bottom: 8px; .widget-row.value-only.white { clear: both; 6. .widget-row.value-only.black { top: 0px; background-color: grey; External Relations: Alison Prange • Sara Key • Sarah Rosier • Kari Berger display: table; line-height: 1.5em; font-size: 20px; } Integrity First, Service before Self, Excellence in All I Do. Art. font-size: 16px; .votebox-covid-disclaimer { .results_row { North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley conceded on Saturday to Republican Paul Newby in their extremely close election after two rounds of recounts saw little change in the vote margin between them. I hope to leave a legacy of Equal Justice for All. background-color: red; in public policy studies from Duke University and his J.D.from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. .widget-img { He has also served as the vice president and general counsel of Cannon Mills Realty and Development Corporation. My judicial philosophy is to follow the rule of law-fairly, impartially, and consistently applying the law to the facts of each case and faithfully interpreting the Constitution and statutes as intended. letter-spacing: .03em; .inner_percentage.Green { Cooper pardons Ronnie Long, four others who were wrongfully convicted, ‘We don’t do enough to empower them’: GOP women hope for Senate first in Ga. election, Who is voting early in Georgia Senate runoffs? margin-bottom:0px; .results_table_container { At one point only five votes separated the justices. } Newby, a … .indicate_scroll { width: 57%; defer(); Newby defeated Judge Sam Ervin in the general election on November 6, winning 51.90% of the vote. .race_header.democratic { The NC Constitution grants to each branch of government-the legislative, executive, and judicial-unique roles and responsibilities. } The court is the last stop for litigation involving decisions of state law. 1, sec. font-size: 1.2em; } Because of my broad experience as a lawyer and long service as a justice on the NC Supreme Court, I have the qualities to inspire the Judicial Branch members to achieve the highest ideas of our calling: Equal Justice for All. 18. overflow-x: scroll; margin-top: 0px; } p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;} indicateScroll(); vertical-align: top; } else { “I have tried my best as your Chief Justice to honor the opportunity set before me,” Beasley said in her statement. } .non_result_row th { } The results have been certified. }, See also: North Carolina Supreme Court elections, 2020. font-weight: 300; color: white; I always try to do what I say. } Every party is entitled to have their case tried in a timely manner. } Justice Paul Newby again took the lead in the much-watched North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice race over the weekend, leading Chief Justice Cheri Beasley by 230 votes early Monday. } It was fined $1 million, Wake schools report record 128 new COVID-19 cases and first coronavirus cluster, Gov. font-size: 0.9em; Art. “Today, I called Justice Newby to congratulate him … Cooper will pick judge after election winner was disqualified, Gov. text-align: left !important; } Installment #1 in the series focuses on the race for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. }. height: 22px; width: 150px; display: inline-block; Beasley, the Democratic incumbent, had a lead of 35 votes late Friday. } font-size: .9em; background: #4c4c4c; Beasley, a Democrat, conceded the race to her Republican challenger, Justice Paul Newby, on Saturday. It is ultimately the responsibility of the courts to ensure that each branch, including the Judicial Branch, stays within its designated lane. let item = jQuery('.votebox .indicate_scroll').get(index); Recounts in the race for Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court are almost done. After two eight-year terms, Newby is the longest-serving current member of the N.C. Supreme Court. text-align: center; Newby completed Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection survey in 2020. } But Newby led the race the majority of the time and came out ahead when all the votes were counted. margin: auto; p.survey-response {white-space: pre-line;} padding-left: 10px; color: black; padding-top: 3px; top: -5px; Any edits made by Ballotpedia will be clearly marked with [brackets] for the public. I was a counselor in this program for 3 years, when I became a lifeguard at a local public pool (Greensboro, NC). } font-weight: bold; .percentage_number { The winner of the chief justice race is at stake, NC judge receives rare censure for allowing harassment and threats in his office, The NC DMV will soon begin replacing old license plates. } Beasley made history in 2019 by becoming North Carolina’s first African American female chief justice. .non_result_row div { .race_header.libertarian { display: block; Roy Cooper, so this was her first run for chief justice. She said that distinction led to her receiving letters and congratulatory messages from around the world. .votebox_bp_logo { Paul Martin Newby completed Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection survey in 2020. While growing up I mowed yards and delivered papers, my first real job was to be a counselor at our local recreation program (Jamestown NC) where I worked with children ages 7-10. 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} font-style: italic; width: 100%; margin: 8px auto; let scrollHeight = jQuery('.results_table_container').get(index).scrollHeight; color: white; padding:7px 8px 8px; Judges should not legislate from the bench. Contributed photos Posted Monday, December 14, 2020 1:54 am I worked my way through college, doing jobs on and off campus, from cleaning houses to answering phones. To not simply be an expert in the law, but an advocate for equity, to apply the tools of justice to the cause of equality. 1, Sec.   •  Paul Martin Newby  •  Robin Hudson  •  Sam Ervin  •  Michael R. Morgan (North Carolina)  •  Mark Davis (North Carolina)  •  Anita Earls, Sarah Parker  •  Mark Martin (North Carolina)  •  Edward Thomas Brady  •  Robert H. Edmunds Jr.  •  Robert N. Hunter, Jr.  •  Barbara Jackson  •, .courts-container { background-color:#fcfcfc; width:100%; border:1px solid black;padding:5px;text-align:center;clear:both; } color: white; .infobox p { I speak frequently to school groups and community organizations about civics generally and my role in recovering NC's stolen original copy of the Bill of Rights. In most counties, they alleged that county boards either counted votes that were not legal or failed to count votes that met the criteria in the state’s election laws. font-weight: bold; padding-left: 16px; Supreme Court of North Carolina Biographies and Courtroom Seating. font-size: 12px; width: 50px; Newby came out ahead on election night but Beasley took the lead as counties continued through Nov. 12 to process absentee by-mail ballots that had been postmarked by Election Day. padding-bottom: 7px; Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton, Chief Justice: Cheri Beasley background-color: #db0000; } border: 1px solid #999; The following includes the three organizations that have donated the most to Newby's campaigns for North Carolina Supreme Court over the years, according to publicly available campaign finance information. Appellate Judges in North Carolina are not formally rated by the NC Bar Association. padding-bottom: 0px; After four years in private practice in Kannapolis, a year as a counsel to a real estate developer, Vice President and General Counsel of Cannon Mills Realty and Development Corporation, Newby was appointed Assistant United States Attorney for the Eastern District of North Carolina in 1985, a post he held for almost twenty years. } } Protests, appeals and recounts continue to delay NC Supreme Court election results, Newby leads NC Supreme Court race after statewide recount, Beasley calls for second recount, NC delays end of recount in Supreme Court chief justice race between Newby, Beasley. max-width: 600px; Source. A hand-recount of votes in North Carolina’s election was not enough for state Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley to overcome her colleague’s lead in the race to retain her seat. A hand recount in North Carolina requires that 3% of precincts in every county be recounted by hand. Civic education is foundational. This election's winner remains undecided due to a recount. } background-color: #f9f9f9; With his win, Republicans have swept all of North Carolina’s statewide judicial races in the 2020 elections. background-color: #f9d334; .results_row td { margin-top: 1px; As of early Friday afternoon, 62 appeals of those dismissals had been filed with the state. In her statement, she thanked the Board of Elections for working “tirelessly” to reaffirm the integrity of the democratic process. } .widget-row.value-only { The concession comes after Newby won the … div.oneoff-scrollbox.short { height:250px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; } .widget-row.Independent, .widget-row.Nonpartisan, .widget-row.Constitution { Incumbent Cheri Beasley advanced from the Democratic primary for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend {

float:right; I mentor young people through teaching at Campbell Law and providing a large internship program. How long did you have it? My judicial philosophy is to follow the rule of law—fairly, impartially, and consistently applying the law to the facts of each case and faithfully interpreting the Constitution and statutes as … } .key-messages li:last-child { margin-bottom: 0px;} div.survey-scrollbox {  height:400px;  overflow:scroll;  margin:20px;  padding:10px;  border:1px solid gray; } } .outer_percentage { .election_results_text { ul.key-messages {list-style-type: none; margin-left:10px; } 	margin-right: 12px; .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { No COVID-19 cases linked to voting. border:1px solid #FFB81F; Charlie Innis covers Durham government for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun through the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship. And, the law is for everyone, not just lawyers. in public policy studies from Duke University and his J.D. • North Carolina District Courts, Courts in North Carolina • North Carolina judicial elections • Judicial selection in North Carolina. Newby has served with the Christ Baptist Church, the Occoneechee Council, and Boy Scouts of America. The Democratic primary election was canceled. .non_result_row { Incumbents are bolded and underlined. Paul Newby has been serving on the North Carolina Supreme Court since 2004. RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCT) — Republican Paul Newby will be the next chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court after current Chief Justice, Cheri … The race will now head into a recount. Associate Justice Paul Newby – Candidate for Chief Justice How would you describe your judicial philosophy? North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley. 	overflow: hidden; I am the Senior Associate Justice of the NC Supreme Court, having first been elected in 2004 and reelected in 2012. Always live up to your oath of office. 	} .results_row.winner { • North Carolina Court of Appeals I teach about and have written a book on the NC Constitution. 	position: absolute; I strive to serve others both personally and professionally. North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Paul Newby has won election to chief justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court, and current Chief Justice Cheri Beasley has conceded. .race_header.republican { “Congratulations to Paul Newby for being elected as the Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. Beasley lost her reelection bid to Justice Paul Newby … Beasley said she called Newby on Saturday to congratulate him. } } I took an oath to apply faithfully the Constitutions of the United States and of North Carolina, and my work for 16 years reflects my efforts. .courts-header { font-size:150%;background-color:#334aab;color:white;} Civic education is vital for a proper understanding of the role of each branch of government, particularly the judiciary. Beasley had asked for a hand-to-eye recount after a machine recount dropped Newby’s lead over hers from 406 votes down to 401. .top_disclaimer { Justice Paul Newby won election as Chief Justice to the N.C. Supreme Court. 	display: inline-block; 35, Christian Action League of North Carolina. .inner_percentage.Libertarian { 	vertical-align: middle; Beasley, a Democrat, said she called Newby, the senior associate justice, to congratulate him on winning their election. } 	overflow-y: auto; .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley released a statement today conceding to her opponent Justice Paul Newby, after failing to gain more votes and secure a statewide recount. 	float: left; Paul Martin Newby  advanced  from the  Republican primary for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. jQuery(item).html("Scroll for more  "); 	height: 100%; RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley conceded on Saturday to Republican Paul Newby in their extremely close election after two rounds of … 	background-color: #ccc; 	float: right; } Connect to local news for just $1 a month for 3 months. 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