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Lewis answers clerk of court questions

By Jim Lewis
Posted Thursday, April 6, 2006

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Pittsboro, NC - Candidate for Chatham County Clerk of Court, Jim Lewis tells us why he is the best candidate. Two candidates are running for the office. The election primary will take place on Tuesday, May 2nd.

Candidate name: Jim Lewis

Campaign web site: N/A

Age: 49 1/2

Education: A.L. Brown High School, Kannapolis, NC; Rowan/Cabarrus College – Electronics Engineering; UNCC – Bachelor, Computer Science; George Washington Univ. – Masters, Project Management

Military Service: U.S. Army – Honorable Discharge
Marital Status: Married, 20 years

Spouse: Donna

Children: Victor age 14, Meredith age 10

Church: Olive Chapel Baptist, Deacon

Professional Licenses etc: N.C. Multi-Line Insurance Agent (Property/ Casualty, Life/Health, Medicare), PMP, N.C. Real Estate Broker (BIC)

Why are you the best candidate for Clerk of Court?

For 30+ years the Clerk of Court has been uncontested in Chatham County. This year you finally have a choice. I humbly ask for your vote. Jim Lewis – The best choice to move forward.


The challenges of the 21st Century are here. I have the formal education, and experience to lead our Clerk of Court office forward. My diverse background, professional business acumen, customer service management skills, and proven leadership experience uniquely prepare me for this challenge.


After weeks of campaigning, it is obvious the average citizen is very unclear about this office. Today, Chatham County Citizens deserve a commitment of continuous improvement from their elected officials. My commitments to you:

Ø Better Customer Satisfaction - Customer satisfaction measures will be created, progress tracked and results reported. Input will be solicited from; local attorneys, appropriate judicial staff, clerk of court staff, and the general public. – Moving Forward

Ø Better Access to Information - A comprehensive website will be developed for your Chatham Clerk of Court office. The online information available today is minimal and dated 3/30/2003. – Moving Forward

Ø Enhanced Staff Development – Staff members will regularly complete job related professional development courses. Personal growth and professional competency are key factors in job satisfaction and job performance. Continuing education is essential to enhance current skill(s) and obtain new perspectives. - Moving Forward

Attitude: My attitude toward this office is one of service. It is an honor to have the opportunity to serve you. I will be accountable to every citizen in each of our diverse communities. I will strive to find better ways to serve YOU, the people of Chatham County. Please vote on May 2nd.

Lewis answers clerk of court questions
Jim Lewis

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