The Davidson County GOP will hold a primary on the May date set aside for local races.
From a letter to the county's election commission:
"This letter is to inform you that the Davidson County Republican Party's Executive Committee has voted to hold a Republican Party Primary for the May 6, 2014 Primary Election. The Primary Election will include all Constitutional county officers Judges and any other local partisan offices which may be placed on the ballot."
As in years past, Republicans in the county will face a dilemma: vote in their own primary or have a say in the primary that matters. With Democrats substantially outnumbering Republicans in Davidson County, the victor there is the de facto winner. Unlike in 2012, there will be no presidential race to draw in voters. Will GOPers cross the line? It depends on the race, but with at least a few open judicial seats on the ballot, it will be tempting.