Bill Faison, Democrat

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Residential address: Triple Creek Drive, Efland 27243 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: 65

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Lawyer, Faison & Gillespie

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): NC House, 2005-present

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): NC Justice Academy; American Academy of Trial Lawyers;NC Bar Association; Cedar Grove Ruritan Club; Masonic Lodge 19, Eagle Lodge,Hillsborough; Scottish Rites 32nd Degree, Valley of Greensboro;NAACP, Caswell Branch, life member; NAACP, Northern Orange Branch, life member;Hillsborough/Orange County Chamber of Commerce; Caswell County Chamber ofCommerce; Orange County Farm Bureau; Orange County Cattlemen’s Association;Orange County Horse Association; Chapel Hill Chamber of Commerce board ofdirectors (past); NC Democratic Party trustee (past); UNC-Chapel Hill LawSchool board of trustees (past); chairman, House Democrats’ Business Caucus;chairman, House Study Committee on Rural Highspeed Internet Access; chairman,Ways and Means/Broadband Connectivity Committee; vice chairman, Judiciary IIICommittee; vice chairman, Public Utilities Committee; vice chairman,Agricultural and Energy Committee; member, Finance Committee; member HouseStudy Committee on 911 Funding Formula; member, House Study Committee on CoyoteNuisance Abatement; member, Insurance Committee; member, Joint Select Committeeon Economic Recovery; member, National Conference of State Legislators

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): JD,UNC-Chapel Hill

Where were you born? Knightdale

Paid consultants workingon campaign: Neil Kammerman (media),Scott Dworkin (finance)

Campaign manager: Jeanne Bonds

Treasurer: Mary Powell

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