By Dave Cruz
Source: Rocky Mountain Telegram
State Sen. Lisa Stone Barnes, R-Nash, garnered 55 percent of the vote in defeating her Democratic opponent Mark Speed, 41,502 to 34,046 votes.
Barnes, 56, is a former Nash County commissioner. She was elected to the board’s District 4 seat in 2012 and served in that post for six years.
In 2018, she ran a successful campaign for the state House District 7 seat and served there until… [More]