At a special session held Thursday January 4, the Durham City Council voted to shorten the list of applicants for the vacant at-large council seat from twenty-two to seven. The seven candidates who made City Council’s cut are listed below. Candidates who were not selected for further consideration will not be considered for endorsement by PA PAC.
PA PAC will interview six of these seven candidates in advance of its endorsement meeting scheduled for Monday January 8. One candidate did not respond to the PAC’s invitation to participate in our endorsement process. PAC’s coordinators will report on candidate interviews at our meeting Monday evening.
When available, candidate questionnaires and resumes are provided below.
Sheila Marlene Arias Abonza - Questionnaire and resume
Javiera Caballero - Questionnaire and resume
Pierce Freelon - Questionnaire and resume
Kaaren Haldeman - Questionnaire and resume
Carl Rist - Questionnaire and resume
Maria de Pilar Rocha-Goldberg - Questionnaire and resume
The complete list of applications submitted for the City Council at-Large vacancy is available here.
The complete list of completed City Council questionnaires is available here.