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We did it!

The unofficial results (below and at the NC Board of Elections) show that Barry won over 50% over the vote in this three-way primary. With no opponent in the November general election, this means Barry will return to the Board … Continue reading

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Frances Shetley: Jacobs working for all

Barry Jacobs could have no better endorsement than the one written by Thomas Crowder, the chair of the Triangle J Council of Governments (CHN April 14). The title of the letter, “Jacobs courageous, atypical leader” fits him perfectly. Mr. Jacobs’ … Continue reading

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Ruby Sinreich: Jacobs serves Orange well

Local blogger and activist Ruby Sinreich recently posted her personal endorsement of Barry on OrangePolitics.org. You can too! I’ve known Barry since meeting him through a mutual friend and volunteering for his first campaign 12 years ago. Now he’s running … Continue reading

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Paul Falduto: Jacobs a proven leader on BOCC

I am writing to strongly encourage my fellow Democrats to vote for incumbent Barry Jacobs for Orange County Commissioner (At-Large). In his three terms, Barry, who lives in the Hillsborough area, has been very supportive of economic development and agricultural … Continue reading

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Bob Epting: Jacobs unsurpassed

Barry Jacobs has worked harder than any elected leader I know to invigorate and civilize political dialogue in our community. His skill and patience in listening to and accommodating competing views is unsurpassed in the more than 40 years I … Continue reading

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Bryant Colson: Proven track record

On May 4 the citizens of Orange County will get the opportunity to exercise their right to vote. This is a right that I do not take for granted, a right that I personally cherish and consider a privilege in … Continue reading

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Brunch with Barry

Chapel Hill native Ruby Sinreich (of the local blog OrangePolitics) is doing something a little different for her birthday this year. Instead of a throwing a party, she’s hosting a brunch in downtown Carrboro and inviting her friends to come … Continue reading

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Steve Henry Herman: Jacobs sensitive to neighborhoods

I’ve voted for Barry Jacobs in every election, and each time there has been yet more reason to do so. Mr. Jacobs understands we are a county of established neighborhoods; when these neighborhoods are threatened by profit-driven developers, he does … Continue reading

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Barry Katz: Re-elect Commissioner Jacobs

Over many years, I’ve had opportunities to work with Commissioner Barry Jacobs and to observe him in his capacity as a steward for all the citizens of Orange County. He is always extremely well-prepared to discuss the issues at hand, … Continue reading

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Thomas Crowder: Jacobs a creative leader

It is an honor working alongside Barry Jacobs on the Triangle J Council of Governments. Barry is hard working and a creative thinker. In fact, Barry is so highly respected by his peers on the Triangle J Board, he was … Continue reading

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