Laura Padgett


Laura Padgett

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Candidate/personal Web site:

Office sought:

Wilmington City Council

Political affiliation:


Date of birth:

Aug. 22, 1948


Independent Investment Advisor


Bachelor of Arts in History, Duke University, 1970

List your prior political experience:

Three previous terms on Wilmington City Council; 1993, 1999, 2003


Patrick L. Padgett, 34; Virginia P. Teer, 31

Where were you born?:

Bowling Green, Ky.

How long have you lived in the municipality where you seek office?:

28 years

Top four civic activities/hobbies:

Wilmigton City Council, Wilmington MPO (TAC) - chair and vice-chair (currently), National League of Cities Transportation Policy C'se, vice-chair, Church vestry, Sr. Warden and Treas (currently)

Last book read:

The Kite Runner, By Khaled Hossein

Favorite movie:

The Right Stuff

Favorite food:

Ice Cream

Role model:

My father's mother, my grandmother

Most admired politician:

Terry Sanford

Type of car you drive:

Volvo S60

Your strongest attribute:

Responsive and straight forward

Something unusual about you that few people know:

Love hot air ballooning