I hope I don't seem meddlesome, writing this letter from outside your district, but I feel it is important to go on record that the folks in Richmond, Columbia and Burke counties have an opportunity to elect a good man as their Superior Court judge.
I worked with Mike Annis during the five years he was assistant district attorney in Lincolnton. He was a tough and thorough prosecutor who worked well with our department, and together we were able to put an end to many criminal careers.
Mr. Annis was very sensitive to the rights and special needs of the victims of crimes, and he was always honest and trustworthy in all our professional dealings. I also found him pleasant and professional to work with. You could depend on him. If Mr. Annis said he would do something, you knew he wouldn't forget you. ...
Sheriff Edwin L. Bentley, Lincolnton