|William "Watt" Jones|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 40|
|High school||Dunn High School|
|Associate's||Vance-Granville Community College|
Jones previously ran for the Wake Forest Board of Commissioners in 2009. He served in law enforcement for 20 years and was twice the Chief of Police -- once in in Bunn, North Carolina and also in Morrisville, North Carolina. He currently serves as the Vice Chair of the Wake County Democratic Party.
In a submission to Ballotpedia, Jones outlined his political philosophy.
"To maintain the North Carolina Public Schools as a well funded public school system where all Children can receive a quality and affordable education. Assist small business in growing and thriving in North Carolina and to assist in providing jobs for many out of work residents of North Carolina."
Jones ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 40. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Incumbent Marilyn Avila ran unopposed in the Republican primary. He was defeated by incumbent Avila in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 40, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Marilyn Avila Incumbent||53.9%||22,613|
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- Raleigh Street, Park Names Loaded With History - Carolina Journal
- Biodetection Technologies 2013 and Oak Ridge National Lab's Biosurveillance ... - San Francisco Chronicle (press release)
- Battleground North Carolina: 100+ arrests in 3 weeks resisting right-wing attacks - Workers World
- Taylor Powers, Naked CU-Boulder Student, Rescued From Chautauqua Park ... - Huffington Post
- NC Senate proposes defunding Rural Economic Development Center - News & Observer
- Communities News, May 22 - Southern Pines Pilot
- Descendants visit Raleigh's Crabtree Jones house before it's moved - News & Observer
- Seizure of AP phone records on Capitol Hill raises concerns about separation ... - Washington Times
- Classical and Opera - New York Times
- Public Records - The Stokes News
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