Full list of profiles from N.C. Policy Watch

The Class of 2015 – Representative Howard Hunter, III

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Name: state Rep. Howard Hunter III (Democrat) Occupation: owner of Hunter’s Funeral Homes District: Bertie, Gates, Hertford and Pasquotank counties Lives in: Ahoskie (Hertford County) From: Murfreesboro Family: wife Wanda Hunter (a school counselor); four children, two in college and two in elementary school Campaign website: http://www.hunter4house.org/ Hobbies: Fishing, playing [Continue Reading…]


The Class of 2015 – Senator John Alexander, Jr.

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Name: state Sen. John Alexander Jr. (Republican) District: Wake County Occupation: Owns and runs a trucking company, Cardinal International Trucks Lives in: Raleigh From: Raleigh Family: wife Susan; 2 grown daughters Campaign website: http://www.alexanderncsenate.com/ Hobbies: hunting, playing golf. Previous elected offices?: None. Why did you run for office?   “I thought [Continue Reading…]


The Class of 2015 – Rep. Sam Watford

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Name: state Rep. Sam Watford (Republican) Occupation: General contractor, owner of Watford Construction Company District: Davidson County Lives in: outside of Thomasville From: outside of Thomasville Family: wife Karen (retired high school English teacher), two adult daughters. Campaign website: http://samwatford.com/ Hobbies: Has a private pilot license, enjoys flying when he has [Continue Reading…]


The Class of 2015 – Rep. Brad Salmon

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Name: state Rep. Brad Salmon (Democrat) Occupation: attorney (general practice attorney at Salmon Law Firm) and farmer (tobacco, soy beans, wheat and peaches) District: Harnett, Lee counties Lives in: Mamers (unincorporated community outside of Lillington) From: Mamers (family goes back several generations in area) Family:Single, no children. Campaign website: www.electbradsalmon.com Hobbies: [Continue Reading…]


The Class of 2015 – Sen. Tom McInnis

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Editor’s note: N.C. Policy Watch is chatting with some of the newest members of the N.C. General Assembly to offer a bit more insight on who they are and what they plan on doing this session in Raleigh. The 2015 session of the legislature gets underway January 14, 2015. Name: state Sen. [Continue Reading…]