Congrats to winners of judge elections

To the Editor:

I thank everyone who supported me in the recent District Court judgeship election. Having never been a candidate for office, I did not know what to expect during the campaign. I enjoyed the campaign process more than I anticipated because of the hundreds and hundreds of people I met over the past 10 months.

I offer my public congratulations to my opponent, Roy Wijewickrama. I wish the best to Roy, Kristina Earwood and Donna Forga as they enter their new roles on the bench.

Steve Ellis

Waynesvilles

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