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Henning said he feels as though he has a good start toward winning the general election since he did a great deal of campaigning in the District 6 Republican primary.
Henning also said he felt like, due to running a strong campaign in that primary, Republican voters in District 6 now know who he is, and now, he said, he's knocking on doors trying to sway the voters on the fence.
Kellerman never ran a campaign to win the primary because she wasn't trying to win it. On the day of the primary in May, she was passing out campaign materials at the polls. However, the materials were for Miller, her opponent.
Henning said, despite Kellerman's attack, he's proud of his commitment to cut spending and find efficiencies rather than doing the same old thing and raising taxes.
"I'm not satisfied we're spending money efficiently," he said.
He said a gap between spending and available funding should mean cuts in spending rather than higher taxes.
"Why do we always return to the revenue side?" he said. "We always go to raising taxes."
He said he doesn't meet a lot of undecided voters this year and he thinks that it will be a matter of "each side getting the base out."
No matter how the elections turn out, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners is going to look drastically different after Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, when the new commissioners are sworn in. That's because three long-time commissioners – Mike Winstead, Billy Yow and five-time Chairman of the Board of Commissioners Skip Alston – decided not to seek reelection this year, and one commissioner, John Parks, who's term expires, is unable to run due to the redistricting by state legislators last year.