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Wake GOP want businessman as new commissioner

Posted March 18, 2014

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— Wake County Republican Party leaders have nominated businessman Rich Gianni to succeed former county Commissioner Tony Gurley.

Gurley resigned last month to take a position in the state budget office.

The Board of Commissioners must still approve Gianni's nomination.


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  • ncprr1 Mar 19, 2014

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    Maybe they just decided to choose the best man for the job. Rather than the good ol' boy approach of the left that that failed the state for so long.

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Mar 19, 2014

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    As long as the GOP is in control, thats not going to happen.

  • disgusted2010 Mar 19, 2014

    In case the posters above haven't gotten the memo, the carpet baggers have taken over NC AGAIN much like they did in 1865.

  • Forthe Newssite Mar 19, 2014
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    Sure would like to start seeing LOCAL folks in these offices instead of transplants....

  • Mr. Middle of the Road Mar 19, 2014

    The Wake GOP picks another northerner to the Commissioners. I guess they agree we don't know how to run our own county.