I am all for choices in elections. I am also for following the rules that everyone else has to follow and fairness. There is an uncontested election coming up in November, and I hate to see uncontested races. However, a new candidate should not be allowed to enter the race after the primary has already happened and the filing process already closed. Here is part of an article from WMPM.
Candidate Petitions Board Of Elections To Place Name On Ballot For Register Of Deeds - Register of Deeds Craig Olive will have opposition in November. Cathy McCormick changed her party affiliation from democrat to unaffiliated on Wednesday and petitioned the Johnston County Board of Elections to have her name placed on the November ballot. Elections Director Teresa Davis said McCormick must obtain signatures from four percent of the registered voters, about 3,400 names, before August, to have her name on the ballot. Until now, Olive was unopposed for election to his second term as Johnston County Register of Deeds.