Local Politics

Longtime Wake commissioner not seeking re-election

Posted April 20, 2015

— Commissioner Betty Lou Ward said Monday that she won't run for re-election when her term expires at the end of 2016.

Ward has served on the Wake County Board of Commissioners for 27 years, and she said it’s time to step aside for someone younger.


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  • Quinn Satterthwaite Apr 20, 2015
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    could be Hillary's little sister

  • Rick Price Apr 20, 2015
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    Finally, the best thing that could happen to the people of Wake County.