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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 has served in the chamber since her appointment in 1994.

Biography

Adams received 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

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.[1]

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 November 2 general election..[2]

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

On November 4, 2008, Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[3] $65,842 was raised for this campaign.[4]

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Adams was up for re-election, she collected $118,384 in donations.[5]

Her largest contributors in 2010 were:

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alma Adams's campaign in 2010
North Carolina Medical Society$8,500
Anesthesiologists Of The Triad$8,000
Cornick, Philip R$4,000
North Carolina Hospital Association$4,000
Piedmont Radiologists For Quality Medical Care PAC$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $118,384

2008

In 2008, Adams collected $65,842 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
GREENSBORO ANESTHESIA PHYSICIANS $6,000
NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS $2,500
NORTH CAROLINA ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE $2,000
SERVICE EMPLOYEES INTERNATIONAL UNION $2,000

Personal

Adams currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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North Carolina House - District 58
2011–present
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