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Three of the 15 Court of Appeals seats and four of the seven Supreme Court positions are up for re-election in November in the officially nonpartisan races. The Supreme Court seats include the one held by Chief Justice Sarah Parker. She cannot seek re-election because she will meet the mandatory retirement age of 72 in August. Current Associate Justice Mark Martin plans to run for chief justice.

In addition to the U.S Senate race, where Democrat Kay Hagan is seeking re-election, all 13 U.S. House seats and 170 General Assembly seats are up for re-election. Republicans currently hold a 9-4 advantage in the U.S. House delegation and margins of 77-43 in the state House and 33-17 in the state Senate.

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Online:

Candidate filing list at N.C. State Board of Elections: http://bit.ly/1eOmxb2