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Challengers file for Gore's DA seat


Two local district attorney hopefuls made their intentions official this week.

Butch Pope, an attorney in Whiteville, filed to run against incumbent Rex Gore in the Democratic primary for DA of Brunswick, Bladen and Columbus Counties. Pope is a member of the state bar's ethics council, and says its time to get rid of the "old machine" in local politics.

Jon David filed to run today on the Republican ticket. David lives in Brunswick County and currently works as an assistant district attorney in New Hanover County. He ran a close race against gore in the last election.

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Vote for Pope

Butch Pope should be your next DA b/c he has spent numerous years beating the DA's office in capital murder trials and would not make the same mistakes that are made today in our courts. He's not a "good ol'boy" politician. I also think somethings wrong when all of the Pope signs that have been placed months ago are suddenly disappearing in Brunswick and Columbus counties and Gore signs are in their places that shows the ethics of the Gore campaign. VOTE FOR POPE !!!


When Mr David ran before I saw him out at the polls being friendly to everyone including Rex Gores family. My wife saw Rex Gore at a dif pole and saw how rude he was to Mrs David and her friends. It was raining out that day and Rex made rude comments about the young attractive girls. I hope to see the David Crew out again they were all go getters and Mr David will have my entire Brunswick County families vote all 35 of us. Girls stay off the highway Rex may run you down.

Great News

Rex Gore's days are numbered. Columbus, Bladen and Brunswick Counties , now is your opportunity to take out the trash !

i will always vote for rex

i will always vote for rex


Good for you, because Mr. Gore is out of here. His days are numbered and the good ole boy system will come to an abrupt end.

I see...

you already have your seat for "DA" filled.....

Thank you

Thanks R.C. for your two cents worth.