Jimmie Bonham, Democrat

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residentialaddress: ParrishRoad, Winston-Salem 27105 (map)

Incumbent orchallenger? (Open seat)

Age: 57

Campaignwebsite or blog: None

Occupationand employer: Employmentconsultant, NC Employment Security Commission

Previouselective experience (including election campaigns): Candidate for Winston-Salem/ForsythCounty School Board, 2010; candidate for Winston-Salem City Council, 1988

Civic andvolunteer experience (including service on local government commissions andboards): Board member,Cosmetology School at Forsyth Tech; former Democratic Party chair, 12thCongressional District; winner, Winston-Salem Chronicle Public Service Award; winner, Master ofthe Craft Award, Art Institute of California; volunteer, Diabetes AwarenessProgram, Forsyth County Department of Health

Education(highest degree attained and name of institution): Bachelor’s in economics, Winston-SalemState University

Where wereyou born? Winston-Salem

Paidconsultants working on campaign:None

Campaignmanager: Fannie Bonham

Treasurer: Self

Stories aboutthis candidate:

A tough, evenly matched contest among three Dems in House 72 (link)

Hanes and Bonham present different visions for NC House District 72 (link)

District 72 primary will remain a 3-way race (link)

Breaking news in Forsyth County election (link)’