Nasif Majeed

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Nasif Majeed
Former candidate for
North Carolina State Senate, District 40
High schoolJ.W. Ligon Jr. Sr. High School, 1963
Associate'sUniversity of Florida, 1979
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina A&T State University, 1968
Master'sNorth Carolina A&T State University, 1979
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of serviceFive years
Campaign website
Nasif Majeed was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 40 of the North Carolina State Senate.

Majeed served on the Charlotte City Council for eight years.[1]


Majeed earned his A.A. in Restaurant Management from the University of Florida in 1979, his B.S. in Business Administration from North Carolina A&T State University in 1968 and his M.S. Agricultural Education (specializing in animal science) at North Carolina A&T State University in 1979. His professional experience includes working as a pilot for Piedmont Airlines (now US Airways), as the owner of a Burger King franchise, for the North Carolina Department of Corrections as a Clinical Chaplain for fourteen years, as a managing partner of Metro-Meck Land Development Company and a custom jewelery maker. Majeed served in the U.S. Air Force for five years as a Captain and Aircraft Commander of a B-52 Bomber.[1]


Campaign themes


Majeed's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

  • Excerpt: "Raise the minimum wage."
  • Excerpt: "Affordable childcare for working women."
  • Excerpt: "Reversing cuts to education and working people."
  • Excerpt: "Tax free enterprise zones in targeted neighborhoods."
  • Excerpt: "Economic development."
  • Excerpt: "Transportation."
  • Excerpt: "Job growth."



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Joyce Waddell defeated Nasif Majeed, Matt Newton, Ty Turner and Morris McAdoo in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[3][4]

North Carolina State Senate, District 40 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Waddell 41.9% 3,244
Nasif Majeed 27.9% 2,163
Matt Newton 13.4% 1,036
Morris McAdoo 10.5% 817
Ty Turner 6.3% 488
Total Votes 7,748


Majeed has five children. Majeed served on the board of the Charlotte Housing Authority, Charlotte Mecklenburg Planning Commission, National Council of Christians and Jews, Private Industry Council, West Trade-Beatties Ford Merchants Association (President), Northwest Corridor Community Development Corporation, Charlotte Convention & Visitors Bureau, West Charlotte Business Incubator (Chairman) and Governor Hunt’s North Carolina Commission on Education for Economic Growth.[1]

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