Laura Padgett has served on the Wilmington City Council for over twenty years. But Padgett, the longest-serving member of the council, will not seek a sixth term.
Laura Padgett was first elected to the Wilmington City Council in 1993. During her tenure, she focused largely on historic preservation and transportation issues. And in 2006, Padgett was instrumental in the passing of the Parks & Green Space Bond. In addition to her role on the council, she serves on the Metropolitan Planning Organization and Wave Transit Board.