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} “Today, I called Justice Newby to congratulate him on winning the election for Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court,” Beasley said, in a statement shared on Twitter. vertical-align: middle; p.survey-response {white-space: pre-line;} .percentage_number { color: white; display: table; let item = jQuery('.votebox .indicate_scroll').get(index); .electionsectionheading { @media screen and (max-width: 350px) { setTimeout(function() { defer() }, 500); defer(); Newby defeated Judge Sam Ervin in the general election on November 6, winning 51.90% of the vote. .inner_percentage.Democratic { width: 100% !important; He served 19 years as an Assistant United States Attorney in Raleigh. border-radius: 50%; 18. font-size: .9em; Justice Delayed is Justice Denied. max-width: 75px; But with the hand count almost finished, Newby has added 39 votes to his total, while Beasley added 27. } Newby (Republican Party) ran for election for judge of the North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. Each justice serves an eight-year term. top: -5px; Beasley said she called Newby on Saturday to congratulate him. .results_row { display: inline-block; How long did you have it? RALEIGH — North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley has conceded to Paul Newby. 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. in public policy studies from Duke University and his J.D.from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. Judges should not legislate from the bench. 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. } .top_disclaimer { Associate Justice Paul Newby – Candidate for Chief Justice How would you describe your judicial philosophy? padding-left: 0; Charlie Innis covers Durham government for The News & Observer and The Herald-Sun through the Poynter-Koch Media and Journalism Fellowship. Paul Newby has been serving on the North Carolina Supreme Court since 2004. width: 50px; From Martindale Hubbell I have received the "highest possible rating in both legal ability & ethical standards reflecting the confidential opinions of members of the bar and judiciary." display: block; .inner_percentage, .inner_percentage.Nonpartisan, .inner_percentage.Independent, .inner_percentage.Constitution, .inner_percentage.unknown { They created a scoring system in which a score above 0 indicated a more conservative-leaning ideology, while scores below 0 were more liberal. [4][5][6], .survey-result {padding:10px;} As a lawyer, I had both a transactional and a litigation practice for almost 25 years before being elected to the Supreme Court. Everyone is to be treated with dignity and respect. The law is for everyone, not just lawyers. width: 57%; }. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law. .outer_percentage { 18, Public Trust and Confidence in Our System of Justice is Foundational. position: relative; 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. The results have been certified. Click here to contact our editorial staff, and click here to report an error. background-color: grey; .widget-row.value-only.white { .non_result_row div { North Carolina’s recount process begins. } color:white; Consistency, predictability, and fairness are important to all North Carolinians. padding-bottom: 5px; } border: 1px solid #999; }; “I have tried not just to speak the truth, but to live it. top: -1px; display: block; left: 0; .results_table { .race_footer { Newby had led Beasley by 401 votes […] float: left; The Chief Justice must lead the Judicial Branch in fulfilling the promise of the NC Constitution that "justice shall be administered without favor, denial, or delay. Art. } 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. width: 90%; ... Paul Newby, by just 406 votes out of nearly 5.4 million cast. font-weight: 200; background-color: #f9f9f9; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, .infobox { jQuery(item).html("Scroll for more "); This was more conservative than the average score of -0.01 that justices received in North Carolina. Newby earned a law degree from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law and actively participates in the North Carolina Bar Association. padding-left: 0; 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. .race_header { Beasley lost her reelection bid to Justice Paul Newby … The NC Constitution reminds us that understanding fundamental principles is required "to preserve the blessings of liberty." View the 2020 Statewide Recount Meetings page for locations, times and dates of recounts in each county. padding-bottom: 0px; vertical-align: top; Incumbent Cheri Beasley and challenger Paul Newby are still vying for the Chief Justice seat on the NC Supreme Court. 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 … .race_header, .results_text, .results_table_container, .votebox_legend { word-wrap: break-word; height: 50px; background-color: #db0000; background-color: #db0000; max-width: 600px; I strive to live up to the highest standards of integrity, trying to be sure my behavior is beyond reproach. North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and Justice Paul Newby. The Democratic primary election was canceled. .results_row td:first-child { Both Newby and Beasley had also filed more than 100 protests across the state. } If the candidate disagrees with an edit, he or she may request the full removal of the survey response from Ballotpedia.org. Call To Prayer Rally 2011, North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. font-weight: bold; .votebox-results-metadata-p { display: inline-block; font-size: 1.25em; font-size: 0.9em; height: 22px; Contributed photos Posted Monday, December 14, 2020 1:54 am What characteristics or principles are most important for an elected official? 35, Christian Action League of North Carolina. display: inline-block; } position: relative; .votebox-covid-disclaimer { font-weight: 300; padding-top: 3px; } 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. I was licensed to practice law in 1980. [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]. Paul Martin Newby (Republican Party) is a judge for Seat 3 of the North Carolina Supreme Court. 6. .votebox_bp_logo { .key-messages li {margin-bottom: 10px;} Judges must fairly, impartially, and consistently apply the law as intended. background-color: #f9d334; This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply. 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Thus the role of Chief Justice is to inspire members of the branch to ensure that every person who interacts with the judicial system receives equal justice under the law. } He has also served as the vice president and general counsel of Cannon Mills Realty and Development Corporation. } display: block; 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. The state Supreme Court is made up of the chief and six associate justices. } https://www.wbtv.com/2020/12/12/newby-wins-race-nc-supreme-court-chief-justice margin-bottom: 1px; Click here to contact us for media inquiries, and please donate here to support our continued expansion. background-color: #003388; Operations: Meghann Olshefski • Lauren Dixon • Kelly Rindfleisch • Sara Antel • Sara Horton, Chief Justice: Cheri Beasley } Incumbent Cheri Beasley advanced from the Democratic primary for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice. background-color: green; Click here to read our new election calling policy and vote total update schedule. As of early Friday afternoon, 62 appeals of those dismissals had been filed with the state. 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. margin-bottom: 4px; Recounts in the race for Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court are almost done. Every party is entitled to have their case tried in a timely manner. He assumed office on January 1, 2005. Newby has served with the Christ Baptist Church, the Occoneechee Council, and Boy Scouts of America.

color: #6db24f; } 1, Sec. background-color: #f4f4f4; [2] Newby began his law practice with Van Winkle, Buck, Wall, Starnes and Davis. Beasley, a Democrat, said she called Newby, the senior associate justice, to congratulate him on winning their election. width: 50%; font-weight: bold; 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. position: absolute; function defer() { background: #4c4c4c; font-weight: 100; } Please list below 3 key messages of your campaign. margin-right: 10px; The State Board of Elections is expected to certify the race at their Dec. 18 meeting. overflow-y: hidden; Art. } else { Leave the position better than you found it. .widget-row.Libertarian { Incumbents are bolded and underlined. display: inline-block; Have you ever been rated by a Bar Association? background-color: #f9d334; } text-align: left; • North Carolina Court of Appeals I always try to do what I say. North Carolina has 100 counties, which were randomly assigned in a drawing what precincts they would recount. Integrity first, service before self, excellence in all you do. color: white; } Beasley, the Democratic incumbent, had a lead of 35 votes late Friday. This election's winner remains undecided due to a recount. overflow-y: auto; GREENVILLE, N.C. (WITN) - Paul Newby won the election for Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court as incumbent Cheri Beasley conceded on Saturday. .mw-content-ltr td.votebox-results-cell--text, } Separation of powers is vitally important to our system of government. .votebox-results-cell--number { What are the main points you want voters to remember about your goals for your time in office? Paul Newby is a 65-year-old Republican seeking election as Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. z-index:1; if (window.jQuery) { Justice Paul Newby won election as Chief Justice to the N.C. Supreme Court. The battle between Newby and Beasley for the position as the state’s top judicial leader had drawn unusual public attention for a court position. .race_header.green { I strive to ensure that my work is always done with excellence. .widget-key { letter-spacing: .03em; let scrollHeight = jQuery('.results_table_container').get(index).scrollHeight; } height: 56px; I've practiced law for over 40 years. Source. What qualities do you possess that you believe would make you a successful officeholder? margin: 0; 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. top: 0px; In that role, the Chief Justice has additional administrative responsibilities but also decides cases and writes opinions just like the other six justices. Paul Newby has won the election for Chief Justice in the North Carolina Supreme Court after incumbent Cheri Beasley conceded Saturday morning. The survey questions appear in bold and are followed by Newby's responses. .widget-row.Republican { font-size: 1.2em; } .votebox_legend .non_result_row { .mw-body #mw-content-text th.votebox-results-cell--text { text-align: center; } And, the law is for everyone, not just lawyers. The concession comes after Newby won the … } font-size: 20px; color: #888; .widget-row.value-only.black { color: #fff; External Relations: Alison Prange • Sara Key • Sarah Rosier • Kari Berger This study was not a definitive label of a justice, but an academic summary of various relevant factors.[12]. overflow-x: scroll; The Republican primary election was canceled. .inner_percentage { Art. .widget-img { North Carolina’s 100 counties are finishing their recount of the state Supreme Court chief justice race Monday. Beasley made history in 2019 by becoming North Carolina’s first African American female chief justice. Connect to local news for just $1 a month for 3 months. font-style: italic; Equal Justice under the Law: The courts must treat everyone the same. Roy Cooper, so this was her first run for chief justice. It was fined $1 million, Wake schools report record 128 new COVID-19 cases and first coronavirus cluster, Gov. [2][3], .votebox { width: 250px; I'm the only former prosecutor on the court. } “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. 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. 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. Due to nationwide changes in election administration in 2020, Ballotpedia is exercising increased caution before projecting elections winners. } 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. margin-bottom: 0; clear: both; 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. With his win, Republicans have swept all of North Carolina’s statewide judicial races in the 2020 elections. Newby received his B.A. div.oneoff-scrollbox.regular { height:400px; overflow:scroll; margin:20px; padding:10px; border:1px solid gray; }, See also: Ballotpedia's Candidate Connection. His current term ends on December 31, 2020. Supreme Court of North Carolina Biographies and Courtroom Seating. Only one county, Carteret, had yet to finish recounting as of Saturday. I was named a "Leader in the Law" and received the James Iredell Award. } } .election_results_text { Justice delayed is justice denied. } padding:7px 8px 8px; 1, sec. } } .inner_percentage.Republican { } .inner_percentage.Libertarian { margin: 0px 10px; I mentor young people through teaching at Campbell Law and providing a large internship program. font-style: italic; My opinions issued over the last 16 years reflect my philosophy. .results_text { width: 100%; .votebox-results-metadata { .inner_percentage.CrossFiled { .non_result_row th { Beasley asked for a machine recount of all of the nearly 5.4 million ballots cast and then the hand-to-eye recount. margin-top: 1em; color: #888; width: 250px; .courts-container hr {background-color:#f0a236;padding-bottom:2px;}, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals • U.S. District Court: Eastern District of North Carolina, Middle District of North Carolina, Western District of North Carolina • U.S. Bankruptcy Court: Eastern District of North Carolina, Middle District of North Carolina, Western District of North Carolina, Supreme Court of North Carolina 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. padding-bottom: 8px; width: 35px !important; Art. } .clearfix { padding-bottom: 8px; font-size: 12px; The study was based on data from campaign contributions by the judges themselves, the partisan leaning of those who contributed to the judges' campaigns, or, in the absence of elections, the ideology of the appointing body (governor or legislature). Civic education is foundational. • North Carolina District Courts, Courts in North Carolina • North Carolina judicial elections • Judicial selection in North Carolina. } I strive to serve others both personally and professionally. top: 2px; border:1px solid #FFB81F; .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h5.votebox-header-election-type { “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. .race_header.democratic { Newby, a … A hand recount in North Carolina requires that 3% of precincts in every county be recounted by hand. font-size: 16px; font-weight: bold; Newby is currently an adjunct professor at Campbell University School of Law. background-color: #003388; 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. Consistency and predictability in the law are imperative for lawyers to counsel clients accurately. It is ultimately the responsibility of the courts to ensure that each branch, including the Judicial Branch, stays within its designated lane. 1, Sec 18. Newby received a campaign finance score of 0.75, indicating a conservative ideological leaning. 1, Sec. But Newby led the race the majority of the time and came out ahead when all the votes were counted. } } The NC Constitution guarantees that justice will "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 } } padding-left: 10px; overflow-x: auto; • North Carolina Superior Courts padding-left: 10px; height: 100%; A judge must always remember the importance of each case, treating everyone with dignity and respect. background-color: green; Beasley was appointed chief justice by Gov. } p.survey-response {margin-left:10px;} width: 100%; .votebox { Paul Martin Newby advanced from the Republican primary for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice.
float:right; The Rule of Law must be followed. “I offer my very best to him and his family as he moves into that new role.”. 	font-size: 2em; .widget-row.Democratic { .votebox-results-cell--check { 	background-color: #003388; She said that distinction led to her receiving letters and congratulatory messages from around the world. 	background-color: grey; Installment #1 in the series focuses on the race for Chief Justice of the Supreme Court. 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. 	vertical-align: top; 	text-align: left !important; 	} .votebox_legend { background-color: white; Newby thanked Beasley for her contributions to the justice system and said he would now begin “the task of transitioning leadership of our Judicial Branch, which faces many challenges as the pandemic continues to affect the administration of justice. As part of its coverage of the 2020 election, Patch has asked candidates in … .courts-header { font-size:150%;background-color:#334aab;color:white;} .votebox-scroll-container { It is my hope to leave the NC system of justice better than I found it. 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. 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. Art. 	padding-left: 16px; 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 have tried my best as your Chief Justice to honor the opportunity set before me,” Beasley said in her statement. 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 … } 	line-height: 1.5em; Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, left, and Senior Associate Justice Paul Newby ran for the N.C. Supreme Court's chief justice seat. 	padding-bottom: 7px; .infobox p { Are there any little-known powers or responsibilities held by this office that you believe more people should be aware of? 	width: 100%; Civic education is vital for a proper understanding of the role of each branch of government, particularly the judiciary. North Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice Cheri Beasley. In his 2012 re-election campaign, Newby was endorsed by the following individuals and organizations: In October 2012, political science professors Adam Bonica and Michael Woodruff of Stanford University attempted to determine the partisan ideology of state supreme court justices. I am the longest serving justice, having served for 16 years. After two eight-year terms, Newby is the longest-serving current member of the N.C. Supreme Court. .inner_percentage.Green { 	display: block; No COVID-19 cases linked to voting. The goal of the judiciary is equal justice under the law, following the rule of law and ensuring that everyone is treated the same. .widget-row.Independent, .widget-row.Nonpartisan, .widget-row.Constitution { .mw-body #mw-content-text .votebox .race_header h3.votebox-header-office-name { Justice Paul Martin Newby at N.C. Beasley, a Democrat, conceded the race to her Republican challenger, Justice Paul Newby, on Saturday. } 	margin-top: 1px; 	text-align: center; } Beasley congratulated Newby … RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Cheri Beasley has conceded the 2020 election to Republican Justice Paul Newby. Appellate Judges in North Carolina are not formally rated by the NC Bar Association. If so, what was the rating? I am the Senior Associate Justice of the NC Supreme Court, having first been elected in 2004 and reelected in 2012. 	font-weight: 300; .non_result_row { } 	background-color: red; As Chief Justice, I hope my legacy will be a renewal of all participants within the legal system to fulfill our duty under the NC Constitution that, "justice shall be administered without favor, denial, or delay." I teach about and have written a book on the NC Constitution. 	padding-top: 8px; I try to treat others the way I want to be treated. Lawyers should be encouraged to live up to the highest ideals of professionalism. I worked my way through college, doing jobs on and off campus, from cleaning houses to answering phones. }); The Administration of Justice. He is projected to win  in the general election on November 3, 2020. 	} } 	float: right; The law must be fairly, impartially, and consistently applied in every case. In the N.C. Supreme Court contest for Justice Paul Newby’s former seat, Berger Jr. defeated fellow Court of Appeals Judge Lucy Inman, a Democrat, to win the eight-year term. Always live up to your oath of office. Beasley requests second recount in NC Supreme Court Chief Justice race Republican Paul Newby leads by 401 votes after the statewide recount of all 100 counties - … Paul Martin Newby  defeated incumbent Cheri Beasley in the  general election for North Carolina Supreme Court Seat 1 Chief Justice on November 3, 2020. 	letter-spacing: 0.03em; RALEIGH, N.C. — The North Carolina State Board of Elections (NCSBE) voted unanimously to certify Republican challenger Paul Newby as North Carolina’s newest Supreme Court Chief Justice … Ballotpedia does not edit or correct typographical errors unless the candidate's campaign requests it. 	font-weight: bold;  And responsibilities scores below 0 were more liberal: the courts to ensure that each Branch of government-the,. 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