N.C. Rep. Bill Faison of Orange and Caswell Counties announced today that he will seek the N.C. Democratic Party chairman’s post.
“At stake is a better education for our children, a fairer society and a better life for all of our concerns, not just a select few,” Faison said in a press release. “We must take back the Legislature and keep a Democratic Governor in 2012. Failure would be devastating to our state for decades to come.”
Current chairman David Young announced in late November that he wouldn’t seek re-election when the party convenes in January to tap leaders. He served one two-year term. Faison, a medical malpractice attorney, was re-elected to the General Assembly in November, winning for a fourth time.