New Hanover Board of Elections names new elections chief

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — New Hanover County has a new elections director, and it’s a woman who already knows the job.

The Board of Elections today named Rae Hunter-Havens to the position. She has been interim director since May 26, when Derek Bowens resigned.

Hunter-Havens’s previous job was elections systems specialist. She held that post since February 2011.

According to a county spokeswoman, her salary will be $75,000. It will become effective at the start of the county’s next pay period Tuesday.

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