Democratic Candidates November 8, 2022

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US Senate

Cheri Beasley

I’m running for Senate to be an independent voice who stands up for North Carolina and what’s right for our state- regardless of the politics. And I will bring the same values I was raised with — hard work, integrity, and justice — to fight for every person in our state.” Donate

US House of Representatives

Valerie Foushee

Valerie went from serving on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School Board, to being the first African American female elected to the Orange County Board of Commissioners, to serving in the North Carolina state House and then state Senate. In each of those elected positions, Valerie was focused on the issues that matter most; a good education, creating good-paying jobs, and being a champion for underrepresented communities.

In the General Assembly, Valerie has worked across the aisle to increase access to health care and end the practice of child marriage. Donate

County Commissioner

Anthony Pierce

Anthony believes that Alamance County’s best days are ahead of it! He brings more than 2 decades of proven leadership,  business acumen and lived experiences missing from the current board of County Commissioners. He plans to fight for those that have been left out and silenced all across the county and will bring a fresh perspective to the many challenges we face in Alamance County.  Donate

Alamance County Sheriff

Kelly White

photo by Tony Crider

My vision is to serve as one sheriff for all, promoting unity across Alamance County. Professional standards are what is needed in this office to move our law enforcement and community forward; anything else is unacceptable.” Kelly White


Board of Education

Seneca Rogers

I’m finding a way to strengthen our school system and the students and families it serves should be the clear priority for anyone who is elected to the school board. I am not looking for ways to use politics to stoke anger and fear — we’ve got enough folks doing that.

Seneca Rogers for Alamance Burlington School Board is showing people how we can use real leadership to help our school system and our students, in a way that is genuine, informed and actually tries to get something done.

Donate to Seneca’s campaign HERE

NC Senate District 25

Sean Ewing

A United States Air Force Veteran, Sean served in the Active Duty Air Force from 1999-2005 and in the Air National Guard from 2005 to 2014. While in the Air National Guard and attending college for Electrical and Computer Engineering, he met his lifelong love, Iza Reyes.

Elected in 2019 to Mebane City Council, Sean pledged to be a common-sense, bipartisan leader. He has delivered on that promise with bringing new ideas and new opportunities to Mebane, including a Development Grant program for the Historic Downtown and new jobs at United Parcel Service (UPS) as well as Lotus Bakeries (world famous for making Biskoff cookies).

Sean is ready to build on his early success and keep up the fight for Alamance and Randolph Counties, he is running to be your State Senator. Donate

NC House 63

Ricky Hurtado

A son of working-class immigrants, Ricky grew up in rural North Carolina and is a product of public schools. A first-generation college student, Ricky’s dream finally came true when he was accepted into UNC-Chapel Hill as a Morehead-Cain Scholar. He found his passion for public service while at UNC, mentoring other high school students who grew up in similar circumstances and were working hard to make their own dreams come true. He attended graduate school at Princeton University, focusing on how to create effective public policy to fight poverty and inequality and build strong, vibrant communities. Donate

NC House 64

Ron Osborne

We believe that everyone—the poor as well as the affluent, the weak as well as the powerful, the newcomer as well as the native—deserves a place at the table. We believe that every member of our community deserves a secure and comfortable home, a friendly and safe community, a way to make a living, quality and accessible healthcare for ourselves and our loved ones.


Soil and Water Conservation

Donna Vanhook

Brandy Whittaker  

“I grew up in Northern Alamance sandwiched between a micro farm owned by my family and tobacco farms. We spent the summers of my childhood working the farm to harvest fresh produce for cooking or canning. While land conservation wasn’t on my radar then, it certainly is now.

I’m running for ACSWC to bridge the gap of what once was in the farming and conservation communities and what could be. We need to make grants more widely available to Micro Farmers, Urban Farmers, and Minority Farmers. We also need to strengthen the education of young potential farmers by funding programs for environmental growth. I would love to expand our 4H offerings and get the info into more homes.

District Court Judge 15A (Brad Allen)

Allen received his undergraduate degree in industrial relations and psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985 and his J.D. from the Campbell University School of Law in 1988

The N.C. Supreme Court


Lucy Inman

Judge Lucy Inman has served in courtrooms across North Carolina for more than a decade, first in the Superior Court and now on the Court of Appeals. Her record shows that she always follows the law and treats every person in court equally, fairly, and with respect. Donate


Sam J. Ervin IV

Justice Ervin was elected as an associate justice on the North Carolina Supreme Court on November 4, 2014, winning a full term that expires on December 31, 2022. Prior to being elected to the North Carolina Supreme Court, Justice Ervin served on the North Carolina Court of Appeals from 2009 to 2015 and was a member of the North Carolina Utilities Commission from 1999 to 2009. Donate

Court of Appeals.


Carolyn Jennings Thompson

I believe I can make a difference in the service of equal justice as required by our laws and constitution. True justice is independent of party affiliation, divisive ideologies, and social differences. I have taken and believe in the oath to uphold our laws and constitution consistently. As the next Court of Appeals judge for all North Carolinians, I am committed to serving with integrity, fairness, and impartiality. Donate


Brad Salmon currently serves as a District Court Judge for District 11 covering Lee, Harnett and Johnston counties. He is a founding partner of The Salmon Law Firm where he focused on representing clients in various criminal, civil and administrative matters.  He is a graduate of North Carolina State University and the Campbell University Norman Adrian Wiggins School of Law. Brad and his wife Rebecca live in Sanford, North Carolina. Donate


Gale Murray Adams

Raised in the tobacco fields of Warren County by a single mother of four, I learned, at an early age, the importance of hard work. I watched my mother struggle to provide for her four children while instilling in us the importance of having faith, staying focused, and finishing what you start.

After graduating from high school, I attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where I double majored in English and Economics. After finishing in just over three years, I attended North Carolina Central University School of Law, often working three to four jobs to pay my way through. Donate


Darren Jackson

In 2020, Governor Roy Cooper appointed me to the Court of Appeals, and now, I am now seeking a full 8-year term! I’ve lived in eastern Wake County my entire life and am the proud father of my wonderful children, Alyssa, Logan, and Jack, and grandfather of the beautiful Ina Rose, my first grandchild. My wife, Tina, and I live outside of Knightdale with our dog, Caroline. Donate

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