Former State Superintendent of Public Instruction endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate 16

By April 27, 2018 No Comments

Hon. Bob Etheridge endorses Wiley Nickel for NC Senate District 16

Raleigh, N.C. – In a statement, Honorable Bob Etheridge announced his support for Democratic candidate Wiley Nickel in his campaign for North Carolina state Senate, “I am pleased to support Wiley because he is people centered and education focused on our children and teachers.  He will make a good legislator.”

Nickel responded to the endorsement in a post on social media, stating, “Bob Etheridge is a true a leader in the fight to support public education in North Carolina.  I’m glad to count him as a supporter and as a great resource for education policy.”

Etheridge served as the North Carolina state Superintendent of Public Instruction from 1989 to 1996 and then represented North Carolina’s 2nd Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1997 to 2011.