The OC Voice is a portion of the OC Report newsletter where local residents may have a platform to talk about local issues they care about. Sonia Rao is a new assistant editor on the City & State desk.
As university students, we are often focused on the big picture — maybe sometimes a little too focused.
We make 10-year plans and stress out over the uncertainty of the future when we could be enjoying the present. I should know — I’m guilty of it myself.
The same sentiment can often be found when it comes to elections. Many people tend to forget that the presidential candidates are not going to be the only names on the ballot in the 2020 March primaries. In the upcoming primary, which will be held on March 3, statewide offices on the ballot include the North Carolina lieutenant governor, attorney general, secretary of state and members of the state Senate and House of Representatives.
Locally, Orange County will be electing county commissioners, Orange County Schools Board of Education members and district court judges.