Phil Carter

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 1148 E. 5th St.,27101

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Age: 54

Campaign website or blog: None

Occupation and employer: IT, Forsyth Tech

Previous elective experience(including election campaigns): Candidate for North Ward seat on Winston-Salem CityCouncil, 2009

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): City of Winston-SalemOperation Impact; Forsyth County Nursing Home Advisory Committee; board member,Neighbors for Better Neighborhoods; board member, Harry Veterans CommunityOutreach Services (past); NC Democratic Party Executive Committee; ForsythCounty Democratic Party representative to 12th CongressionalDistrict Committee; past chair for precincts 403 and 207; past president,Forsyth County Democratic Party African-American Caucus

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): Associate’s degree in paralegal studies, ForsythTech

Party registration: Democrat

Where were you born? Winston-Salem

Paid consultants working oncampaign: None(as of July 19)

Campaign manager: None (as of July 19)

Treasurer: Kevin Cunningham

Articles about thiscandidate:

• Lawsuits, convictions and voting (link)’ 

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