Category Archives: Campaign trail

The citizens of Orange County have been well served by Commissioner Barry Jacobs for the past sixteen years. He works hard to respond to the needs of a diverse county; and is a leader on issues of public education, affordable housing, environmental protection, and social justice. He is a talented and skilled advocate for his constituents, and is my pleasure to work with him to serve the community.

-Congressman David Price
Updates from the campaign trail

Strong Week

Last week started with Sunday’s always-inspirational annual Pauli Murray awards at the Central Orange Senior Center — a much-needed, multipurpose facility which I helped to design after leading efforts to secure bond funding for its construction. The county attached the senior … Continue reading

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Thanks!

Thank you to the voters of Orange County for their gratifying support in the recent Democratic primary for county commissioner at-large. Serving as your commissioner these past years has been an honor and a privilege, and I look forward to … Continue reading

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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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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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Gratifying News

Major endorsements have come in, and the news is good. I was endorsed on consecutive days this week by The Independent Weekly and the local Sierra Club chapter. Both have endorsed me previously, although the Indy was more enthusiastic than … Continue reading

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Nine, and counting

We have nine candidate forums scheduled so far. The events give you a fair idea of what’s on the minds of community members, not to mention the other candidates. March 24:Orange-Chatham Sierra Club. 7:00-9:00 PM at Chapel Hill Town Hall. … Continue reading

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Barry’s campaign announcement

After careful consideration, and at the generous urging of friends, supporters, and colleagues, I have decided to seek another term as an Orange County commissioner. Serving in that capacity has been an honor and a privilege for which I am … Continue reading

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