Jay Adams

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Jay Adams
Candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 96
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sThe Citadel
ProfessionReal estate broker
Campaign website
Jay Adams is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 96 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

He currently serves on the City of Hickory's Brownfield Advisory Group. He has served on numerous boards and committees in the Catawba County Chamber of Commerce, the Western Piedmont Council of Governments and the City of Hickory.[1]


Adams earned a B.S. in Education from the Citadel. His professional experience includes working as a real estate broker, for SIECOR as a Technical Communications Specialist and for Deville Furniture.[1]


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On his campaign page on Facebook, Adams said he running for office for the following reasons:[2]

  • Excerpt: "I have decided to run for the NC House District 96 seat because I believe that I have the capability and drive to learn about the issues that face North Carolina, represent the constituents of my district and find means and methods of facilitating efforts to create and nurture job creation in our community. By serving on many boards and committees related to community service, land use and development I have effectively trained myself to listen, cooperate and communicate with people to solve problems, develop effective strategies and advance ideas. Many years ago I worked in a furniture plant. My memories of the people, the manufacturing processes, the opportunities that opened from hard work and the team spirit that evolved through sound leadership are not forgotten. I am passionate about restoring manufacturing jobs to our area."



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Cliff Moone was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jay Adams defeated Joe Fox, Frank Willis and Wrappar Kellett in the Republican primary. Kellett withdrew from the race before the primary but remained on the ballot. Moone and Adams will face off in the general election.[3][4]


Adams and his wife, Donna, have two children.[1]

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