Category: In the News
“WE MUST ACCEPT FINITE DISAPPOINTMENT, BUT NEVER LOSE INFINITE HOPE.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Those of you who really know me, know that I usually speak from my heart. After dedicating virtually every waking hour of the last 8 months of my life to this campaign and to all the good people [...]
WAYNE POWERS EARNS AT-LARGE ENDORSEMENT (11/1/12) ”Mr. Powers … is new to running for elected office. We like that he isn’t afraid to speak honestly to voters about what he envisions for the county – fiscal responsibility and fairness in the revaluation process as well as a progressive business climate… we believe (he) will prove [...]
“Powers, by trade, is unafraid to speak his mind..” While the Charlotte Observer has been known to endorse qualified Republican candidates for conservative district offices, their nod to a conservative Republican for an At-Largeseat is a rarity indeed. “Powers, by trade, is unafraid to speak his mind – a trait that can be an advantage [...]
JIM PENDERGRAPH ENDORSES WAYNE POWERS FOR HIS AT-LARGE COUNTY COMMISSION SEAT. In his own words: “I have known Wayne Powers for 17 years and know him as a strong conservative Republican and friend. Wayne is the type person the taxpayers of Mecklenburg County want on their side when there are discussions about tax increases and [...]
JEFF TARTE ENDORSES WAYNE POWERS FOR MECKLENBURG COUNTY COMMISSION AT-LARGE The Cornelius Mayor and North Carolina Senator-Elect makes a strong case for Powers’ candidacy Cornelius, NC – “I wholeheartedly support and endorse Wayne Powers for Mecklenburg County Commissioner At-Large. Wayne’s approach to public service is a breath of fresh air. Let me share [...]
August 16, 2012 (MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NC) – Wayne Powers, at-large candidate for Mecklenburg County Commission, has won the endorsement of the Republican Liberty Caucus of North Carolina. “We are pleased to endorse Mr. Powers because of his steadfast message of fiscal prudence and limited government, not only during this campaign but throughout his 19 years [...]
The highly respected Civitas Institute shows the latest numbers: Republicans may be the minority party in Mecklenburg County… but our People’s Campaign now leads the GOP field and we’re already within striking distance of the majority Democrats! This crucial At-Large race is winnable for all three Republicans — but ONLY with your help!
Parks Helms, former Chair of Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, has been one of our most influential community leaders over several decades. I am currently seeking the At-Large seat which he held for 16 years — but, as you know, I’m a conservative Republican. Parks is an unabashed liberal Democrat — so, over the years, [...]
FROM WBTV: “We need to educate the voters about what the real issues are,” Powers said. “And try to find some constructive solutions – that’s what I’m doing, that’s why I am running.” Read the whole story HERE.
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBVT) – 17 people want to be the next At-Large member on the Mecklenburg county commission. They are running in the May 8th primary. To be fair WBTV emailed each candidate a list of questions. Some answered, some did not. For those who answered here are their responses word for word. CANDIDATE WAYNE POWERS Campaign website: [...]