Welcome to this week’s YES! Weekly Pop Quiz, in which we ask elected officials questions about their jobs. This week’s questions are directed to the Forsyth County Commission. The rules are simple: No research, no callbacks.


1. In which year did the towns of Winston and Salem merge? 2. Forsyth County formed in 1849 from what neighboring county? 3. Name a member of the Kernersville Board of Aldermen.

Walter Marshall, Democrat, District A 1. 1913. [ ] 2. Stokes County. [ ] 3. I don’t know a single one of ‘em. [X]

David Plyer, Republican, District B 1. That’s 1913. [ ] 2. Stokes County. [ ] 3. Dawn Morgan, she’s the mayor. [ ]

Mark Baker, Republican, District B 1. 1913. [ ] 2. That I don’t know. [X] 3. Keith Hooker. [ ]


1. 1913 2. Stokes County 3. Mayor Dawn Morgan, Mayor Pro Tempore Dana Caudill Jones, Keith Hooker, Irving Neal, Tracey Shifflette  and Neal Stockton are all acceptable answers.