Stormie Forte taking her oath of office

Historic Swearing-in Ceremony for New Raleigh City Council Member

New Raleigh City Council member Stormie Forte was sworn in on the morning of July 21 in the Council Chambers. Ms. Forte was selected to represent District D. She is the first African-American woman to sit on the Raleigh City Council. Justice Michael Morgan who presided over the ceremony called her swearing-in "A special day for Raleigh."