Alma Adams

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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

Comprehensive donor information for Alma Adams is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Alma Adams raised a total of $452,867 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[5]

Alma Adams's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $54,830
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $118,384
2008 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $65,842
2006 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $58,276
2004 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $66,456
2002 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 58 Won $29,153
2000 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $27,634
1998 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $15,972
1996 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 26 Won $16,320
Grand Total Raised $452,867

2012

Alma Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Alma Adams raised a total of $54,830.

2010

Alma Adams won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Alma Adams raised a total of $118,384.

Personal

Adams currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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North Carolina House - District 58
2011–present
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