Walter Petty announces candidacy for NC House

Siler City, NC – Former County Commissioner, local business owner, and lifelong resident of Siler City announced his candidacy for NC House District 54 today.

Chatham County commissioner Walter Petty community talk
Walter Petty (photo by Gene Galin 2018)

Walter has spent the majority of his career working in and for the Agricultural industry and understands its importance and economic contribution to North Carolina. Additionally, he has a long history of serving our community with his dedication to publication service, individual rights, economic growth, education, and law enforcement. 

His reputation for listening to all sides of an issue has earned him the respect of residents from all political parties and made him the only Republican in Chatham County’s history to be elected to three terms as County Commissioner, 
“As we celebrate this Thanksgiving season, I am reminded of how blessed we are. We need to strengthen and preserve the ideals that make NC such a great place to live and raise a family” said Walter. 

If you would like to learn more about Walter or join our winning team, please contact the campaign at