Thank you to the people of Durham who voted for me and supported me in so many ways throughout my campaign! I look forward to working hard to help make Durham a great place to live and work for EVERYONE!

New Leadership for Durham, Vote for Wendy Jacobs

Wendy Jacobs Together we can move forward and bring new leadership to the Durham County Board of Commissioners.

  • I believe Durham can be a better place for all its citizens.
  • I have the skills, knowledge and experience to keep Durham moving in the right direction.
  • It is time for new leadership on the Durham County Board of Commissioners.
  • I work hard, do my homework, and make careful decisions.
  • I value and respect the views of the people of Durham.

Wendy's Background and Experience

Hard working member of the Durham Planning Commission for more than six years,

Active Durham Public School parent for over fourteen years,

Member of the Superintendent’s Budget Advisory Committee,

Neighborhood advocate who led the successful campaign for New Hope Preserve.

Giving Durham a Bright Future

We are blessed with tremendous resources and prospects for a bright future, but we are still challenged by high unemployment, crime, and low academic achievement in our community.

  • I will work hard to foster creative economic development opportunities and to make sure our residents have the necessary skills to access high quality jobs.
  • I will make careful decisions that support mass transit and create new jobs, as well as protect our open space, farmland and drinking water.
  • I will make good decisions that are based on all available information and consistent with our adopted plans.
  • I will work to help Durham continue to grow so that we are a vibrant and attractive place for people to live and enjoy and for businesses to invest in and prosper.