Primary Day in Salisbury City Elections

Feb 26, 2013


Voters in Salisbury go to the polls today to choose the finalists for the general election in April for two council districts.

District 2

In the at-large District 2 incumbent Debbie Campbell is seeking a third term and faces redevelopment activist Jake Day and nonprofit executive Jack Heath.

The issues highlighted by the candidates range from revitalizing downtown and attracting businesses to homeownership.

District 1

In majority-minority District 1 incumbent Shanie Shields will be fending off challenges from community activist April Jackson and businesswoman Cynthia Polk.  

Issues debated between the candidates range from finding new businesses and attracting living wage jobs to dealing with the city’s problem of vacant homes.