Bill Knight

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Ridgeway Drive (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent

Age: 73

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Endorsement: Conservatives for Guilford County, Joe Guarino and Rhinoceros Times

Occupation and employer: Retired certified public accountant

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): Serving first term as mayor

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on city commissions and boards): Board of directors, Greensboro Opera; Parks &Recreation Commission; board of directors, regional engineering firm; formerpositions held: president, Hamilton Lakes Lions Club; board of directors,Greensboro Jaycees; executive committee, Greater Greensboro Open GolfTournament; finance committee, Goodwill Industries; honorable discharge, USCoast Guard; treasurer, Congressman Howard Coble

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): BA in economics, UNCG

Party registration: Republican (nonpartisan race)

Where were you born? Leaksville

When did you move to Greensboro? 1952

Paid consultants workingon campaign: Bill Burckley

Campaign manager: None

Treasurer: Beth Hemphill

Articles about this candidate:

2011 general election voter guide (link)

Taxes and spending: Where Greensboro City Council candidates stand (link)

Gut punches at the Greensboro Partnership (link)

Knight and Perkins’ mayoral debate: style and content (link)

Greensboro primary: Mayoral returns analysis (link)’ 

Mayoral challenger Perkins swamps incumbent Knight (link)

2011 primary election endorsement & voter guide (link)

Candidate profile: Bill Knight (link)

Wade, Knight make no apologies for landfill decision (link)

10 BEST mayoral forum moments (link)

Vendor selection in landfill decision questioned (link)

Discussions about regional solid waste option begin (links)

Greensboro mayoral race expands (link)

Mayoral politics crop up during District 1 budget meeting (link)