11:55 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Vaughan Defeats Perkins for Greensboro Mayor, 2 Newcomers Join Council

Nancy Vaughan smiles as she watches election returns with her husband Don after polls closed Tuesday.
Credit WFDD Photo by Paul Garber

GREENSBORO - City councilwoman Nancy Vaughan defeated incumbent Robbie Perkins to become the next mayor of Greensboro. Vaughan, who also finished ahead of Perkins in the Oct. 8 primary, won handily Tuesday, with 59 percent of the vote, compared to 40 percent for Perkins.

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11:03 pm
Sun November 3, 2013

Vaughan, Perkins Square Off in Greensboro Mayor's Race

Credit Guilford County Board of Elections Sample Ballot Detail


Robbie Perkins is running for re-election as mayor of Greensboro for the first time since he defeated former one-term mayor Bill Knight two years ago. But his campaign has been plagued by reports of his own personal financial struggles. His challenger, long-time council-member Nancy Barakat Vaughan, finished ten points ahead of Perkins in the Oct. 8 primary. A third candidate, George Hartzman, was eliminated in that primary.

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