County Offices:
Durham Superior Court Judge

The Superior Courts hear both civil and criminal cases. This includes civil cases that involve more than $25,000 and all felony criminal cases. The Superior Court is divided into five divisions and 48 districts across the state.

Orlando Hudson (D)
No challenger
Running unopposed
Hudson's Platform TLDR

Hudson has served on the Superior Court bench for 30 years.

Meet the candidate:
who's who?
Orlando Hudson


Hudson assumed office in 1989. Before serving on the Superior Court bench, Hudson was a district court judge, an assistant District Attorney in Durham, an Assistant Public Defender in Fayetteville, and also practiced law with a private firm for a couple years. 


Members of the North Carolina Bar Association ranked incumbent judges on a scale of 1-5 in five categories. Hudson received a 4.03 overall rating.