Thanks for visiting my website. I started a campaign to run for an at-large seat on Raleigh City Council in 2019 but dropped out after winning became almost mathematically impossible (see the announcement here). I may decide to run again in the future, but for 2019 I will be trying to raise awareness about this election, the issues at stake, and the candidates that I am supporting. I am not affiliated with any candidate's campaign. If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions for things that you think I could do that would be helpful, please let me know!
NewsFriday, October 11, 2019 8:25 PM
We Did It!
For those that may not have heard, Charles Francis, Russ Stephenson, and Kay Crowder have announced they will not seek a runoff, so Mary-Ann Baldwin, Jonathan Melton, and Saige Martin will be sworn in as the new Mayor and Council Members along with David Knight and Patrick Buffkin on December 2nd! Thanks to all the outgoing council members for their service, but I am ready to get to work with this new generation of leadership.
I want to thank again everyone that supported me when I was running and for your continued engagement to help make this new slate of leadership a reality. I do not think it is hyperbole for me to say this is one of the best days of my life. Not just because something I have been working towards for a year has become a reality, but the city I love and have chosen to call home will now be led by people that truly represent me as Raleigh has officially elected TWO members of the LGBTQ community! This is truly a historic day for Raleigh and something we should be proud of!
Now is time for a little celebrating, but soon the real work begins. I can't wait to get to work with this new council to start shaping Raleigh's future into something that everyone can be proud of!
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 11:36 AM
The final finance reports before the October 8th election are posted. There are some interesting data points here that give us a good idea of what next Tuesday is going to look like.
Friday, August 30, 2019 2:38 PM
Some candidates have made the RDU Quarry a hot
Wednesday, August 28, 2019 2:34 PM
Raleigh has a housing supply problem that is closely related to our housing affordability issues. Here are some easy things that the City Council can do to help.
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 3:58 PM
The Raleigh LGBT community was not happy with the Equality NC endorsements that were made on August 8th. Changes were made on August 27th, but they still show a break-down in the endorsement process at Equality NC.