Local News

Carrboro Mayor Won't Seek Re-Election

Posted May 9, 2005

— After 10 years on the job, Carrboro's mayor said he needs a break.

Mayor Mike Nelson said he is not planning to run for re-election.

Elected in 1995, Nelson was the first openly gay mayor in North Carolina.

Last year, he led Carrboro's effort to repeal the state's Defense of Marriage Act.


Please with your WRAL.com account to comment on this story. You also will need a Facebook account to comment.

Oldest First
View all