Janet Cowell, Democrat

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: Raleigh 27605 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent

Age: 44

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: NC state treasurer

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): NC state treasurer, 2009-present; NC Senate, 2005-2009; Raleigh CityCouncil, 2001-2005

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Member of a number of boards and commissions, including board of trustees of the State Employees Health Plan, board of trustees of both the teachers and Local Government Employee Health Plan, NC Board of Education, NC Council of State, NC Banking Commission

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): MBA,Wharton School of Business; master’s degree in international studies, LanderInstitute

Where were you born? Memphis, Tenn.

When did you move to NorthCarolina? 1997

Endorsement: Planned Parenthood Action Funds

Paid consultants workingon campaign: Dixon/Davis Media, Stephanie Austin & Associates

Campaign manager: Doug Jackson, finance director

Treasurer: Richard Cook

Articles about thiscandidate: