Charlie Mellies, Republican

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Marguerite Drive, Winston-Salem 27106 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Date of birth: 27

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Assistant public defender, Forsyth County Courts

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): None

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): First lieutenant, US Army Reserve; Baseball Bears; Project Wounded Soldier; assistantvarsity baseball coach, Calvary Baptist Day School; board of directors, Santa’sHelpers; member, Germanton Baptist Church

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): JD,Wake Forest Law School

Where were you born? Huntsville, Ala.

When did you move toWinston-Salem? 2003

Endorsements: NC Right to Life

Paid consultants workingon campaign: None

Campaign manager: None

Treasurer: Self

Articles about thiscandidate:

* New faces but same power balance in Forsyth House races (link)