James Taylor, Southeast Ward candidate

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 858 Shalimar Drive, 27107

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Age: 28

Campaign website or blog:

Occupation and employer: Juvenile court counselor, state of North Carolina

Previous elective experience: None

Civic and volunteer experience (including service on city commissions and boards): Young Democrats of Forsyth County; Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club Advisory Board; vice-chair, Silk Plant Forest Citizen Review Committee; cofounder/mentor, Project EAGLE (Clemmons Middle School student mentoring); Black Political Awareness League; Fathers and Friends Advisory Board (Forsyth County Department of Public Health); Keep Winston Salem Beautiful Program; Urban League YP; Salvation Army Boys and Girls Club basketball coach; Twin City League tee ball coach; Salvation Army Christmas volunteer; National Association of Black Veterans; Defined Destiny Leadership Enrichment (community mentoring)

Education (highest degree attained and name of institution): Bachelor of science in criminal justice, NC Central University

Party registration: Democrat

What is the city your birth? Winston-Salem

Paid consultants working on your campaign: None

Your campaign manager(s): Chris Church

Your treasurer: Angelita Dulin

Stories about this candidate:

YES! Weekly endorsements

Winston-Salem City Council endorsements Sept. 15 primary

Taylor looks to add a fresh voice to council

Blog posts about this candidate:

Dell plant closing a hot topic at Winston-Salem candidate forum

Taylor wins runoff against Terry

Taylor, Terry headed for runoff in Southeast Ward race