Jane Hipps

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Jane Hipps
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Candidate for
North Carolina State Senate, District 50
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Master'sVanderbilt University
Personal
ProfessionNurse Practitioner
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jane Hipps is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 50 of the North Carolina State Senate.

Biography

Hipps earned her master's degree in Nursing from Vanderbilt University. Her professional experience includes working as as a vocational rehabilitation counselor, as a science consultant for the Western Area Regional Alliance, as a school psychologist, teacher, program developer and as a nurse practitioner.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Hipps's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt: "It is time that we in western North Carolina join together and rebuild the public education program in this great State. Let’s pay our teachers a winning wage. Let’s reward those who seek advanced certification and degrees, And, let’s get back to the business of building a better North Carolina."

In an interview with Maccon News, Hipps said she is running because, "she is concerned about the future of this state. She highlights how opportunities for our children have been eroded by the massive cuts and threats to public education, including the community colleges and universities. Hipps states that the impact of these cuts at the local level has meant that our counties have fewer teachers, teacher assistants and assistant principals."[1]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Jim Davis was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Jane Hipps defeated Ron Robinson in the Democratic primary. Hipps and Davis will face off in the general election.[3][4]

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