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2019 Wake County Election Surveys

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Candidates running for this year’s election provided responses to The Wake Weekly’s candidate survey. The Wake Weekly sent an identical list of six questions to all Wake County election candidates in the newspaper’s coverage area.

Responses are always published in alphabetical order by candidates’ last names. The newspaper’s questions and candidates’ answers are as follows. NOTE: Some answers have been shortened for space purposes.

The “one-stop” early voting period ends today. Election Day is Tuesday.


Candidates: Mayor – James Roberson (incumbent) is running unopposed. Town Council (two seats open) – Ben McDonald, Stephen Morgan. Roberson and McDonald did not submit candidate surveys.

Where do you see your community in five years and what would you do to help the town achieve that vision?

MORGAN: An even better version of its current self. The council and the staff will work collaboratively to develop strategic plans based on community feedback that will better guide the town with respect to development, transportation, housing, shopping, leisure and employment choices. Why are you uniquely qualified to serve your community in an elected capacity? Please share any details about your background that you feel are relevant to the office you’re seeking. MORGAN: A commitment to service, respect and opportunities for all citizens. Service experience includes Knightdale Land Use Review Board member and chair, Planters Walk HOA board member and president and hospice volunteer. I’m a professional engineer with NCDOT and understand the importance of good planning and collaboration. How would you work at […]

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