NCAE-Endorsed Candidates Score Big in the Primary Election

RALEIGH, N.C. — Super Tuesday was a great day for public education in North Carolina. In all of the 23 races in which NCAE endorsed candidates for the primary, an NCAE-endorsed candidate will be on the ticket in November.

“These election results show unequivocally that the people of North Carolina are ready to take the fight for public education into November,” said Mark Jewell, president of the North Carolina Association of Educators. “We look forward to working with these candidates and others to win the pro-public education majorities we need to implement real change in North Carolina.”

A complete list of the winning NCAE-endorsed candidates is below:

U.S. Senate — Cal Cunningham
U.S. Congress District 1 – G.K. Butterfield
U.S. Congress District 2 – Deborah Ross
U.S. Congress District 4 – David Price
U.S. Congress District 12 – Alma Adams

NC Governor – Roy Cooper
NC Attorney General – Josh Stein
NC Superintendent of Public Instruction – Jen Mangrum
NC Commissioner of Labor – Jessica Holmes
NC Secretary of State – Elaine Marshall
NC State Treasurer – Ronnie Chatterji
NC State Auditor – Beth Wood

NC House District 5 (Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank) – Howard Hunter III
NC House District 21 (Wayne, Sampson) – Raymond E. Smith
NC House District 24 (Wilson) – Jean Farmer-Butterfield
NC House District 33 (Wake) – Rosa Gill
NC House District 38 (Wake) – Abe Jones
NC House District 56 (Orange, Chapel Hill) – Verla Insko
NC House District 71 (Forsyth) – Evelyn Terry
NC House District 93 (Watauga, Ashe) – Ray Russell
NC House District 102 (Mecklenburg) – Becky Carney
NC Senate District 18 (Wake, Franklin) – Sarah Crawford
NC Senate District 38 (Mecklenburg) – Mujtaba Mohammed

NCAE is the state’s largest education advocacy organization for public school employees and represents active, student, and retired members. A few of the endorsed candidates are pictured below.

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