Cary, NC-Durham City Council Member Vernetta Alston endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate District 16.

In a statement made by Alston, she said, “In the Triangle, we strive to be a place where everyone is welcome. Making everyone welcome means creating quality and sustainable housing for our most vulnerable. Bringing critical changes to our shared infrastructure and supporting everyone who calls the Triangle home, including those who share a progressive vision for our area.”

Councilmember Alston endorses Wiley Nickel saying, “Wiley Nickel has the experience and progressive mission that will help drive The Research Triangle and North Carolina forward.  I’m proud to support Wiley for North Carolina State Senate.”

 In response to this latest endorsement, Wiley Nickel stated, “We are excited about bringing Triangle leadership together to support a true progressive agenda. Vernetta‘s support shows our commitment to finding progressive solutions for the challenges we face in the Triangle.”

Meet Vernetta.

Before Vernetta was elected to the city council she was an attorney for the Center for Death Penalty Litigation—an advocate for the wrongfully convicted.