It's Official! I Filed for Election Today!
CARY, N.C. – Sarika Bansal, 43, an Indian-American businesswoman and community leader, filed for Cary Town Council District D seat today. “We must include more voices and encourage citizen involvement to embrace Cary’s potential,” said Ms. Bansal. “I’m running to represent the many diverse voices we have in District D. I believe diversity builds strength and will help shape a stronger Cary.”
Ms. Bansal said she and her husband Naresh Lunani are proud parents of a 14-year-old daughter, Aanya, and two most beautiful dogs.
“As the mother of a teenage daughter, I know the importance of making investments in our future generations and making investments in our town,” said Ms. Bansal.
“I will serve as a voice for the diverse community we find in West Cary. I play many roles in my life. I am a dedicated family member, an Indian-American businesswoman and cybersecurity executive and I would be honored to take on the role of Town Councilwoman for District D,” said Ms. Bansal.
Ms. Bansal said her campaign will focus on key issues impacting our town:
● Support Our Public Schools by building relationship and communication with School board to
address the issues related to School security and overcrowding.
● Community Safety – Supporting Our First Responders
● Smart Growth, Housing Availability and Affordable Housing
● Investments in our Parks & Recreation Programs
● Protecting our Environment and Climate Change
● Transit Options and Calming Traffic Congestion
● Economic development by supporting small businesses.
“Since May, I have knocked on more than 700 doors of voters in District D. Voters are telling me they want leadership who will be at the table representing the diversity of our district at Town Council. Voters are concerned about school safety, safe neighborhoods and more coordination between the town and Wake County Public Schools. I will provide that leadership and collaboration with our neighboring towns and Wake County elected leadership,” said Ms. Bansal.
The Cary municipal election will be held on Tuesday, October 10th . Early voting dates and locations are pending final approval from the Wake County Board of Elections.
Ms. Bansal, 43, is a graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University. She is happily married to her husband Naresh Lunani. The couple are active in numerous civic and community organizations including animal rescue support groups, Sankara Eye Foundation, We Win, Pratham USA and Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center. Ms. Bansal, Mr. Lunani and Aanya Lunani are active in several temples and cultural organizations in RTP.