Thomas selected by Democrats to replace Ford as District 6 nominee

Shinica Thomas

FROM WSJSTAFF REPORTS

Wake Forest resident Shinica Thomas has been chosen by the Wake County Democratic Party to replace Wake County Commissioner Chair Greg Ford on the ballot as their candidate for the Wake County Board of Commissioners District 6 seat.

“I am grateful for my Democratic colleagues’ literal vote of confidence in me,” Thomas said Tuesday night after being selected. “I look forward to campaigning and to the November election.”

Thomas has been active in the Wake Forest Community, currently serving as the director of advocacy and educational partnership in a national non-profit, she said in a press release.

The Democratic Party’s executive committee held a virtual meeting Tuesday night to vote on a replacement candidate.

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