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Goldberg loses residency challenge in Raleigh Council race

Posted by on Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 7:26 PM

Jerome Goldberg, candidate for Raleigh City Council, did not meet the residency requirements to run for office from District D, the Wake County Board of Elections ruled today. A voter had challenged Goldberg’s residency; the Elections Board upheld the challenge.

Goldberg, a Democrat, can appeal the Wake County Election Board ruling to the N.C. Board of Elections; Goldberg could not be reached immediately for comment.

Had the Elections Board ruled in favor of Goldberg, he would have faced incumbent Thomas Crowder and fellow challenger Ted Van Dyk for the Oct. 6 election.

According to the Elections Board, when Goldberg filed, he listed his address as a home on Avent Ferry Road, one of many properties Goldberg, a city inspector, owns. However, the official Election Board document shows Goldberg as living at 8901 O’Neal Road.

Wake County online maps show that address, bordered by Leesville Road and Ray Road to the west and east and Strickland Road to the south, as lying outside of any council district, although just blocks away from District is E. That district is represented by Philip Isley, who is not running for re-election. Bonner Gaylord and Waheed Haq are running for that seat.

This is the latest ballot quandary for the Wake County Elections Board, which has already printed the ballots. 2009octobersampleballots

Earlier this week, at-large council candidate Bill Shakespeare and school board candidate Chris Augustine withdrew from the race.

Ballots will be sent to Wake County's overseas military personnel Monday, Aug. 17.

An Elections Board spokesperson said it is seeking advice from state election officials on how to count ballots cast for Goldberg, Shakespeare and Augustine.

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