Thursday, September 3, 2020

Updated 2020 Property Rights Fund Candidates


Challenger Bill Brawley (House)    Challenger Amy Galey (Senate)    Challenger Tim Moffitt (House)

                NC Court of Appeals                             New Hanover County                                New Hanover County
                       Judge Chris Dillon                        Commissioner Jonathan Barfield                   Commissioner Deb Hays

Onslow County Commissioner         Representative Brandon Lofton        Representative Brian Turner
                                Royce Bennett

            Representative Chris Humphrey            Representative Jake Johnson            Representative John Bradford

                Representative John Szoka            Representative Jon Hardister        Representative Perrin Jones

                    Representative Sydney Batch            Representative Ted Davis               Representative Wesley Harris

           Secretary of State Elaine Marshall                Senator Brent Jackson                        Senator Danny Britt

                        Senator Jim Perry                    Senator Lisa Stone Barnes            Senator Michael Garrett

                    Senator Mike Woodard                        Senator Paul Lowe                    Senator Sam Searcy

            Wake County Commissioner Sig Hutchinson    Wake County Commissioner Vickie Adamson


Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Thursday, August 15, 2019

2019 Property Rights Candidates

Carolina Beach is a bright spot on North Carolina’s coast for residents and tourists. Harmful practices – such as banning short-term rentals – could threaten the town’s livelihood. Carolina Beach needs a mayor who will protect the town’s economy. Carolina Beach needs LeAnn Pierce. As a REALTOR® and hotel owner, Pierce understands the importance of short-term rentals. They benefit property owners, tourists and the economy.

David Knight is an experienced attorney running for Raleigh City Council District E. David is focused on economic development, transit, and housing affordability.

Brian Fitzsimmons has lived and worked in Raleigh for eleven years and is running for Raleigh City Council District B. Brian is focused on short term rental ordinances, affordable housing, and making sure homeowners are heard as the city continues to grow.

Edmund Driggs was elected in 2013 to Charlotte City Council representing District 7 and is serving his third term. Ed is a proven community leader who is dedicated to his constituents and the City of Charlotte.  

James Mitchell is a Charlotte native who is currently serving his second-term as an at-large council member. He previously served from 1999 to 2013 as the district 2 council member. Mitchell is a champion for economic development projects and worked with state legislators to obtain $13 million dollars necessary for the Mt. Holly-Huntersville intersection improvement project.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Updated 2018 Property Rights Candidates

Rep. Ted Davis – HD19
Rep. Holly Grange – HD20
Rep. Nelson Dollar – HD36
Rep. Jonathan Jordan – HD93
Rep. Jason Saine – HD97
Rep. Bill Brawley – HD103
Rep. Brian Turner – HD 116

Sen. Don Davis – SD05
Sen. Michael Lee – SD09
Sen. Wesley Meredith – SD19
Sen. Rick Gunn – SD24
Sen. Tom McGinnis – SD25
Sen. Jeff Tarte – SD41

Com. Skip Watkins, New Hanover County
Hoke County Slate Card

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

2018 Property Rights Candidates

Tom McInnis – SD 25

Senator McInnis is a strong proponent of property rights and fights for North Carolinians. In 2016, Senator McInnis introduced a bill entitled “Prevent Squatting in Foreclosed Real Property” to do just that.
Vickie Sawyer – SD 34

Sawyer, along with her husband, own Sawyer Insurance & Financial Services, a small business they began together in Mooresville in 2002. She serves as treasurer for the Iredell County Republican Party, chairman of the Board for Iredell County Crosby Scholars and is a member of the Iredell County Planning Board. She was the past representative of the Iredell County Republican Party to the 9th Congressional District, served on the Iredell County School Facilities Task Force, co-chaired the successful 2014 school bond referendum committee and president of Lakeshore Elementary and Middle School Parent Teach Organizations. Sawyer also has been active as a youth and women’s softball coach and is a trustee of her church, Rocky Mount United Methodist.
Ben Clark – SD 21

Clark earned his B.S. in industrial technology from North Carolina A & T State University in 1981 and his MBA from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville. Clark has been an assistant professor of aerospace studies at North Carolina A & T State University. He served in the United States Air Force for 20 years, including stints as a radio spectrum manager and operations manager.
Frank Iler – HD 17

Iler earned his B.A. in business from Campbell University. His professional experience includes working as an accountant and business owner prior to retirement.
Ted Davis Jr. – HD 19

Davis Jr. introduced HB 151 which helped protect the Real Estate Broker in vacation rental transactions across North Carolina. Rep. Davis is a licensed attorney. 
Jon Hardister – HD 59

Jon Hardister is a graduate of Greensboro College and resident of Greensboro, NC. In the House, Rep. Hardister has worked to ensure competitive taxes, reduced regulations, and workforce retraining.
Jay Adams – HD 96

Adams earned his B.S. in education from the Citadel. His professional experience includes working as a real estate broker, for SIECOR as a Technical Communications Specialist and for Deville Furniture. Adams currently serves on the City of Hickory's Brownfield Advisory Group. He has served on numerous boards and committees in the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, the Western Piedmont Council of Governments and the City of Hickory. Furthermore, Rep. Adams has engaged with members of the public through town halls in his district.
Jason Saine – HD 97

Rep. Saine has been awarded “Clean Energy Champion” by the Lincoln Economic Development Association; “Representative of the Year” by the Children’s Advocacy Centers of North Carolina; and, “Defender of Public Safety” by the North Carolina Sheriff’s Association. 
Kelly Hastings – HD 110

Hastings earned his bachelor's degree from Appalachian State University. He later earned a graduate certificate in teaching at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte. His professional experience includes working as a realtor. 
Amos Quick – HD 58

Representative Quick served on the Guilford County School Board, where he helped secure a grant that offered graduating seniors the opportunity to attend college on a full scholarship. Since being elected to the state house in 2016, Rep. Quick has focused on reinvesting in Guilford County and supporting education. 
Carla Cunningham – HD 106

Rep. Cunningham was elected to the house in 2012, wherein she serves on prestigious committees such as Appropriations, Commerce and Job Development, Energy and Public Utilities, and Health Care Reform.