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N.C. Senate (District 33)

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  • Carl Ford
    (Rep)

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    Arin Wilhelm
    (Dem)

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What are your top 2 priorities for action in the General Assembly? (40 words maximum)

Should the NC legislature take action to raise the state minimum wage and also promote pay equity across race and gender for the same job – or should these be left to businesses? (30 words maximum)

What is the best way to handle the redistricting process after the 2020 Census? (30 words maximum)

What are 2 priority actions for the state to improve K-12 public education? (30 words maximum)

Should NC municipalities have the authority to create police-community review boards with subpoena, investigative and disciplinary powers? (briefly respond in 15 words maximum)

Explain your position on off-shore drilling for North Carolina. (briefly respond in 15 words maximum)

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Experience (35 words max) Community Engagement Specialist with Cardinal Innovations Healthcare; Qualified Mental Health Professional; Qualified Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities Professional; Former Alderman for the Town of Granite Quarry; Former member of the Cabarrus-Rowan Transportation Advisory Committee
Our children deserve a high-quality education provided by teachers that are treated and paid as professionals. We need to increase education funding and teacher pay. We must also provide the best access to affordable whole person healthcare.
Yes, it is the role of the NC Legislature to ensure that all of our people are treated equally and that the minimum wage should be a living wage.
In order to ensure fair representation of all the people of NC, redistricting should be handled by an independent non-partisan group or commission.
1) Increase education funding to provide the best facilities, resources, and educators. 2) Empower our educators and administrators, give them greater flexibility and then get out of the way!
Yes, if they are set up as a non-political and unbiased board.
I am against offshore drilling. Let's keep our beaches and oceans clean.