Alma Adams

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Alma Adams
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 58
Incumbent
In office
1994 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 20
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Appointed1994
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina A&T University
Master'sNorth Carolina A&T University
Ph.D.Ohio State University
Personal
ProfessionProfessor of Art
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alma Adams (b. May 27, 1946) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 58. She was first appointed to the chamber in 1994.

Adams is not running for re-election to the House in 2014. Instead, Adams is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Adams won the nomination in the Democratic primary on May 6, 2014.[2]

Biography

Adams earned her B.S. and M.S. from North Carolina A&T University. She later earned her Ph.D. from Ohio State University. Adams is a Professor of Art at Bennett College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Adams served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Education
Ethics
Government, Vice-chair
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Adams served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Adams served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

Adams is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 12th District. Adams won the nomination in the Democratic primary on May 6, 2014.[2] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, North Carolina District 12 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlma Adams 44% 15,235
Malcolm Graham 23.6% 8,180
George Battle 12.5% 4,342
Marcus Brandon 8.2% 2,856
James "Smuggie" Mitchell 5.1% 1,775
Curtis Osborne 5% 1,733
Rajive Patel 1.4% 502
Total Votes 34,623
Source: Results via the North Carolina State Board of Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Adams ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary. She defeated Olga Morgan Wright (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlma Adams Incumbent 79.9% 32,895
     Republican Olga Morgan Wright 20.1% 8,294
Total Votes 41,189

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010,, Adams won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. She was opposed by Ralph Johnson in the primary election and defeated Darin Thomas in the general election.[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 58 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Alma Adams (D) 15,334 63.15%
Darin Thomas (R) 8,948 36.85%

2008

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[6] $65,842 was raised for this campaign.[7]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alma Adams (D) 29,113
Olga Morgan Wright (R) 11,690

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Adams is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Adams raised a total of $452,867 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[8]

Alma Adams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $54,830
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $118,384
2008 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $65,842
2006 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $58,276
2004 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $66,456
2002 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $29,153
2000 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $27,634
1998 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $15,972
1996 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $16,320
Grand Total Raised $452,867

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Adams' reports.[9]

Alma Adams (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
October Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$0.00$89,493.07$(20,350.09)$69,142.98
Year-End[11]April 15, 2014$69,142.98$112,658.41$(89,463.73)$92,337.66
April Quarterly[12]April 15, 2014$92,337.66$150,953.48$(128,303.61)$114,987.53
Pre-Primary[13]April 24, 2014$114,987.53$33,218.22$(92,352.86)$55,852.89
Running totals
$386,323.18$(330,470.29)

2012

Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $54,830.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alma Adams's campaign in 2012
Craig, Mark R$3,060
North Carolina Advocates for Justice$2,000
Anesthesiologists of the Triad$2,000
North Carolina Hospital Association$2,000
At&T$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$54,830
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Adams raised a total of $118,384.

Personal

Adams currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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North Carolina House - District 58
2011–present
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