Judicial candidates

There are three district court judge seats up for election this year. Candidates must designate which seat they are running for. The race is non-partisan. Two candidates for each seat will advance past the May primary to the general election in November.


Seat 1

• Danya Vanhook, 31, Waynesville*

• Donna Forga, 46, Waynesville


Seat 2

• Caleb Rogers, 29, Waynesville

• Kris Earwood, 32, Sylva

• David Sutton, 34, Waynesville

• Justin Greene, 30, Bryson City

• Greg Boyer, 60, Franklin


Seat 3

• Steve Ellis, 60, Waynesville

• Roy Wijewickrama, 34, Waynesville


*Vanhook currently holds this seat after being appointed to a vacancy last year.

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