Category Archives: Endorsement letters

Message from an Extraordinary Public Servant, Friend

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 … 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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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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