The News & Observer has published a look at the four races for seats on the Wake County Board of Commissioners. 

You will find differing perspectives on spending and fiscal issues, rail transit, and more.

The candidates are:

District 1: Republican incumbent Joe Bryan versus Democrat Sig Hutchinson

District 2: Republican incumbent Phil Matthews versus Democrat Matt Calabria

District 3: Republican incumbent Rich Gianni versus Democrat Jessica Holmes

District 7: Republican incumbent Paul Coble versus Democrat John Burns

If you’d like to know more about the role of local government and the policies that protect freedom and foster prosperity, take a look at JLF’s City and County Issue Guide 2014.