Newly elected Guilford County Democratic Party chair resigns less than a month after taking the position

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. – The newly elected Guilford County Democratic Party chair has resigned less than a month after taking the position.

Ralph Rodland’s resignation was announced Friday, the Guilford County Democratic Party said in a press release. Information on why he resigned has not been released.

“I have loved my time with the Guilford County Democratic Party more than I am able to express. My desire has always been clear and transparent: to help elect Democrats and to empower individuals to commit to service within the Party,” Rodland said in his official resignation.

He was elected April 8 at the party’s Guilford County convention and has been involved with the national, state and local Democratic Party for years, according to the county party.

The Guilford County Democratic Party’s first vice-chair will serve as interim until an official chair is elected.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.