DLCC Spotlights North Carolina Democratic Legislative Candidates

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WASHINGTON — The Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee is announcing 12 Spotlight candidates from North Carolina who are proven fighters for their communities. From the burgeoning research triangle to historic rural communities, these candidates represent the diversity of North Carolina and will bring their deep ties to their communities and vision for a better future to legislative office.  

“We are so thrilled to highlight these leaders as they fight for a more equitable North Carolina,” said DLCC President Jessica Post. “While North Carolina Republicans push extremist legislation that threatens the quality of education and the rights of LGBTQ+ citizens, Democrats are fighting for progress that helps everyday North Carolinians cut costs and keep their communities safe. Whether it’s pushing to expand Medicaid or defending our fundamental freedoms, these North Carolina leaders are on the front lines in the fight against Republican extremism.” 

The following Spotlight candidates are strong leaders in the state and will fight for their constituents in the legislature:

The DLCC is the official Democratic party committee dedicated to winning America’s state legislatures. State legislatures are the building blocks of our democracy and they pass the policies that will have the biggest impact on Americans’ day-to-day lives. In 2022, the DLCC is focused on building critical power in the states by electing Democrats to statehouses and capitals across the country.