Jemmise Bowen

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 3720 Sawyer Drive, 27105

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Age: 43

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Shelter monitor, SalvationArmy

Previous elective experience(including election campaigns): None

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Forsyth County SeniorDemocrats, Democratic Women of Forsyth County, 12th Congressional Districtexecutive committee representing Forsyth County; Congressional Black Caucus Leadership and Political Bootcamp;intern for Obama campaign in 2011

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): BS in manufacturing systems technology, NC A&TUniversity

Party registration: Democrat

Where were you born? Greensboro (raised inWinston-Salem)

Paid consultants working oncampaign: None

Campaign manager: Kenneth A. Pettigrew

Treasurer: Lindsay Upson

Articles about thiscandidate:

• Two challengers take on 36-year incumbent in Northeast Ward (link)’ 

• Urban circulator, jobs and regional competition mark fault lines between candidates (link)’ 

• Winston-Salem City Council candidates in tight primaries come out swinging (link)

• Competition thickens race for Winston-Salem’s Northeast Ward (link)