John Marsh Tyson
|John Marsh Tyson|
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|Current Court Information:|
|North Carolina Court of Appeals|
|Title:||Judge-elect and recall judge|
|Past position:||Judge, North Carolina Court of Appeals|
|Undergraduate:||University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1974|
|Law School:||Campbell University School of Law, 1979|
|Grad. School:||University of Virginia, 2004; Duke University, 1988|
|Candidate for:||Court of Appeals|
|Position:||Martin seat, special election|
|Election information 2014:|
Tyson is currently serving as a recall judge on the North Carolina Court of Appeals and an emergency superior court judge. Tyson previously served as a judge of the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 2001 until 2009. He won election to the bench in 2000 but was not re-elected in 2008. This prompted his appointment as a recall judge in 2009.
- See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
| Tyson ran for election to the North Carolina Court of Appeals.
General: He defeated Marion R. Warren, Chuck Winfree, Elizabeth Davenport Scott, Tricia Shields, Jody Newsome, Marty Martin, Hunter Murphy, Keischa Lovelace, Ann Kirby, Abraham P. Jones, Sabra Jean Faires, Daniel Patrick Donahue, J. Brad Donovan, Lori G. Christian, Jeffrey M. Cook, Betsy Bunting, John S. Arrowood and Valerie Johnson Zachary in the general election on November 4, 2014, receiving 23.8% of the vote.
- See also: North Carolina judicial elections, 2010
Tyson received his bachelor's degree in 1974 from the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He earned his J.D. from Campbell University School of Law in 1979. He also has two master's degrees: an LL.M. from the University of Virginia earned in 2004, and an M.B.A. from Duke University he received in 1988.
Tyson has 35 years of legal experience. He has worked in private practice and served in a senior level legal counsel and corporate real estate development position with three national corporations. He also worked as a probation/parole officer. Tyson has taught in an adjunct capacity at Campbell University School of Law since 1987 and was once a public school teacher.
- North Carolina judicial elections, 2014
- North Carolina judicial elections
- North Carolina Court of Appeals
- The Voter Update, “19 candidates running in special election for N.C. Appeals Court seat,” August 9, 2014
- Facebook, "Judge John M. Tyson"
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, “Special Election Candidate List,” accessed October 3, 2014
- Judicial selection in North Carolina
- LinkedIn, "Judge John M. Tyson," accessed October 14, 2014
- ‘’North Carolina State Board of Elections’’, “Official General Election Results – Statewide,” November 25, 2014
- North Carolina Secretary of State, "Unofficial 2010 General Election Results"
- Judge John Tyson for Court of Appeals, "About," accessed October 14, 2014