Ellie Kinnaird http://wunc.org en Senator Ellie Kinnaird Says Farewell http://wunc.org/post/senator-ellie-kinnaird-says-farewell <p>For 17 years, North Carolina Senator <a href="http://www.ncga.state.nc.us">Ellie Kinnaird</a> represented the constituents in Orange and Chatham Counties with passion.</p><p></p><p> Wed, 21 Aug 2013 15:04:56 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 21138 at http://wunc.org Senator Ellie Kinnaird Says Farewell Nine-Term Senate Democrat Ellie Kinnaird Resigns http://wunc.org/post/nine-term-senate-democrat-ellie-kinnaird-resigns <p>Nine-term Democratic <a href="http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/members/membersByDistrict.pl?sChamber=S&amp;nDistrict=23">Senator Ellie Kinnaird </a>has announced she's resigning. Representing Orange and Chatham Counties, the 81-year-old Kinnaird served 17 years in the state Senate and was also once mayor of Carrboro. Kinnaird says there's no greater privilege than to make public policy, but she says she was frustrated at not being able to influence legislation. She was one of only 17 Democrats in the 50-member Senate.</p> Mon, 19 Aug 2013 20:28:43 +0000 Catherine Brand 21026 at http://wunc.org Nine-Term Senate Democrat Ellie Kinnaird Resigns