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“I have known Sig for 15 years and as a private citizen he has worked diligently to make Wake County a great place to live. I believe as an elected County Commissioner he will make sure we continue to move forward. We need him in this position.”

– Mayor Vivian Jones, Town of Wake Forest

 

“I have had the pleasure of knowing Sig Hutchinson for many years. We need Sig’s knowledge, experience, passion, and desire to lead us as we face significant challenges especially in education and transportation. Please join me in protecting and enhancing our quality of life by election Sig Hutchinson for Wake County Commissioner.”

– Mayor Harold Weinbrecht, Town of Cary

 

 

“Wake County is a better place due to Sig’s leadership on numerous bond campaigns and other civic causes. As a commissioner, he will focus on education, transportation and economic development. Wake County needs the type of leadership Sig can deliver.”

– Mayor Nancy McFarlane, City of Raleigh

 

“Sig has the energy, vision and compassion needed to move our whole County forward!”

– Former Mayor Charles Meeker, City of Raleigh

 

“Sig strives every day to improve the quality of life for our citizens and most importantly, our children. He will focus on education, jobs and transportation options for Wake County citizens.”

– Mayor Ronnie Williams, Town of Garner

 

“Sig has been a strong advocate for our great parks and greenways here in Wake County. He also has been a good friend of Holly Springs.”

– Mayor Dick Sears, Town of Holly Springs

“Few people bring to the race more varied interactions with residents of all backgrounds than Hutchinson, who will be an open-minded, forward-thinking commissioner. He is a truly outstanding choice.”

– News & Observer

“We endorse Sig Hutchinson, a Raleigh communications specialist. Though he has never held elected office, Hutchinson’s contributions to Wake County and Raleigh as a volunteer have been immeasurable.”

– Indy Week

 

“Sig is the business community’s go-to person advocating for open space, parks, greenways, transportation, community health, and public education across Wake County. The Downtowner is proud to recommend Sig as our choice as Wake County Commissioner.”

– Crash Gregg

 

“We are pleased to inform you that the Triangle Labor Council and the NC State AFL-CIO have endorsed your candidacy for Wake County Board of Commissioners District 1. We will inform our members of this endorsement and work hard to turn them out on your behalf on Election Day.”

– Michael Gravinese

“Sig has been a fantastic advocate for greenways, parks and open space in Wake County.  His tireless efforts to enhance the quality of life in the region continues to expand economic opportunities for our citizens.  I am confident that Sig will put good policy above politics.”

– Eric Braun

“I cannot think of anyone more qualified to lead Wake County. Sig has worked on behalf of Wake County citizens for decades, making it a more livable, prosperous and attractive place to live. With all he has done as a citizen volunteer, imagine what more he can do once he becomes a Commissioner!”

– Nina Szlosberg-Landis

 

“It is time for a change in leadership in our Wake County Commission.  Joe Bryan and others have made it their priority to make sure Wake County has the lowest property tax bills of any urban area.”

“While low taxes are nice, that is not the top priority for our community.  Two things they have ignored are the need for great schools, including well-paid teachers, and good public transportation, things that require public funding.”

“As a moderate business man Sig Hutchinson will provide the balanced judgment our community needs to keep moving forward.  It is time for a change.”

– Tom Oxholm

 

“We strongly support Sig Hutchinson’s candidacy because of his integrity and demonstrated commitment, and because we passionately agree with his priorities for Wake County, namely: support for education, support for a healthy environment, and support for strategic development of transportation infrastructure.  Sig’s track record make us confident that he will serve Wake County well!” 

– John and Ann Campbell

 

 

“Sig brings decades of experience in local planning and natural resource conservation to developing a positive vision for Wake County’s future.  His willingness to contribute his time and energy as a Wake County Commissioner is a gift to all citizens for decades to come.”

– Linda Edmisten

 

 

“I have known Sig for years and appreciate his passion to listen to everyone, arrive at a well measured decision, and then lead to build consensus and achieve the best resolution.”

“You can physically see that those skills in the greenways of Wake County that Sig,  for decades, has helped create. And like those greenways that take you to the best places in Wake County, Sig will continue to make Wake County the best of places to live, work, play and raise a family.”

– Bill & Bett Padgett

 

 

“Sig understands that prudent investments are needed to keep our community a success. He has an eye to the future and knows what it takes for sustainable economic growth.”

– Rosemary and Smedes York

 

 

“Sig has worked effectively across all lines to build support for improving our County. He gets the good things done.”

– Anne S. Franklin

 

 

“Wake County is a better place due to Sig’s leadership on numerous bond campaigns and other civic causes.  He will have an even greater impact as County Commissioner where he can directly affect positive change in education, transportation and economic development. Wake County needs and deserves the type of leadership Sig can deliver.”

– Mack Paul

 

 

“Wake County needs a leader who is focused on the future, not the past! Sig is that leader.”

– Don and Peggy Davis

 

 

“I was born in North Carolina. I want to see North Carolina move forward and not backward. Sig will lead us in the right direction.”

– F.W.Hester