H. Thomas Church
|H. Thomas Church|
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|North Carolina 22A Judicial District|
|Title:||District court judge|
|Appointed by:||Gov. Mike Easley|
|Past post:||Attorney in private practice|
|Past post 2:||Assistant United States attorney, North Carolina's Western District|
|Past term 2:||1987-2001|
|Undergraduate:||Appalachian State University, 1970|
|Law School:||Wake Forest University School of Law, 1973|
|Candidate for:||22A Judicial District|
|Election information 2014:|
H. Thomas Church is a district court judge for the 22A Judicial District, which presides over Alexander and Iredell counties of North Carolina. He was appointed to the court by former Governor Mike Easley in April 2005. Church ran for re-election to the 22A Judicial District in 2014, winning a new term expiring on December 31, 2018.
- See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
| Church ran for re-election to the 22A Judicial District.
General: He defeated Carole A. Hicks in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 53.6 percent of the vote.
Judicial performance evaluation
In July 2014, the North Carolina Bar Association released the results of a survey in which it asked lawyers to rate the judicial candidates for the trial courts. The candidates were rated from one to five on five different criteria as well as on their overall performance.
|H. Thomas Church|
|Quality/Skill Rated||# of Responses||Average Rating|
|Integrity & Impartiality||104||4.20|
- See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010
- 2005-2018: District court judge, 22A Judicial District
- 2001-2005: Attorney in private practice
- 1987-2001: Assistant United States attorney, North Carolina's Western District
- 1976-1987: Assistant district attorney, 20th Judicial District
- The North Carolina Court System, "Alexander County - District 22A"
- The North Carolina Court System, "Iredell County - District 22A"
- The-Dispatch.com, "Mooresville lawyer tapped as new District Court judge," April 15, 2005
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Candidate List Group by Contest," March 4, 2014
- Judicial selection in North Carolina
- North Carolina Bar Association, "Judicial Performance Evaluation Survey," July 2014
- North Carolina Secretary of State, "Unofficial General Election Results," 2010