Earline Parmon, Democrat

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Barkwood Drive, Winston-Salem 27105(map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: 69

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: State representative

Previous elective experience (includingelection campaigns): NCHouse, 2003-present; former member, Forsyth County Commission, 12 years

Civic and volunteer experience (includingservice on local government commissions and boards): Former board member, Novant Health Boardof Trustees; former board member, Historic Bethabara Board of Trustees; firstAfrican American to serve as Democratic Party chair in Forsyth County; formerpresident, National Organization of Black County Officials; second vice chair,NC Black Legislative Caucus; chair, Piedmont Triad Legislative Delegation;national chaplain, NOBLE Women

Education (highest degree attained andname of institution):Bachelor’s in business administration, Winston-Salem State University

Where were you born? Buffalo, NY

When did you move to Winston-Salem? Moved at age 6

Endorsements: NC League of Conservation Voters, Planned Parenthood Action Funds, State Employees Association of North Carolina

Paid consultants working on campaign: Tanya Wiley

Campaign manager: Tonya McDaniel

Treasurer: Self

Articles about this candidate:

Forsyth Senate races locked up by partisan skew (link

How he played the game: The notorious career of political consultant Chris Church (link)

Restaurants want payment for catering NC Senate candidate’s fundraiser (link)

Forsyth candidates raise money from variety of sources (link)

Parmon prevails in state Senate contest (link)

The fixers (link

Three Democrats vie to replace veteran in NC Senate District 32 (link

Winston-Salem pastor urges Democrats to vote against marriage amendment (link)