James Taylor Jr., Democrat

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Shalimar Drive, Winston-Salem 27107 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: 31

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Career developer, Winston-Salem State University

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): Winston-Salem City Council, 2009-present

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Vice-chair, Creative Corridors Coalition; member, NCLeague of Municipalities; member, NC Black Elected Municipal Officials, member,National League of Cities; member, National Black Caucus of Local ElectedOfficials; member, Emergency Management Advisory Council; member, SalvationArmy Boys and Girls Advisory Board; founding member, Project EAGLE (Clemmons MiddleSchool mentoring); member, Black Political Awareness League; member, Fathersand Friends Advisory Board (Forsyth County Department of Public Health); boardof directors, Piedmont Triad Film Commission; board of directors, Partnershipfor a Drug Free NC

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): BSin criminal justice, NC Central University

Where were you born? Winston-Salem

Paid consultants workingon campaign: None as of Feb. 27

Campaign manager: Nishaka Proctor

Treasurer: Angie Dulin

Articles about thiscandidate:

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

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