With your help, we can seize the opportunity to move our community forward. Whether it's making phone calls, walking door to door, or putting up a yard sign our success depends on you.


We are building a long-term vision of how to grow our communities and operate our government in a way that is efficient with tax dollars and resources and preserves the benefits we enjoy for our children and grandchildren.


Wake County Commissioner John Burns moved to High Point when he was 9 and has been proud to call North Carolina home ever since. John has a passion for Wake County and all of its residents.

John's Vision

Blog Posts

It’s on all of...

Violent people in Charlotte disrupted a peaceful protest. Quit calling those people protesters. Doing so delegitimizes the reason for the protest, which is something we must discuss and deal with and, yes, protest. I'm here tod

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The 2016-2017 Wake C...

Next week, the County Manager will issue his proposed budget. Knowing Jim Hartmann the way I do, I expect his proposed budget to be well-reasoned, supported by data, and moderate. We have had some internal discussions about areas

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