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Durham commissioner will not run for mayor

Posted July 16, 2009

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— Joe Bowser, a member of the Durham County Board of Commissioners, has withdrawn his name from consideration for the mayor's office.

Bowser had been reported to be considering a run for mayor of Durham. He said he has decided not to seek that office, and will focus on his county duties instead.


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  • notyou Jul 16, 2009

    thank god for small miracles. bell is pretty bad but bowser would be 10 times worse.

  • DeathRow-IFeelYourPain-NOT Jul 16, 2009

    Surely there is someone in Durham famous and popular enough to compete and win the Mayor's race. Durham needs a change. George Jefferson ain't gettin' the job done.

  • Sweet Tiffyhog Jul 16, 2009

    Someone needs to run for Mayor, the one we have is not working, he's driving around town in a black jag!