North Carolina State Senate, District 12
McCleod's website highlighted the following issues: 
- Excerpt: "As a State Senator, Jody McLeod’s top priority will be to create good paying jobs for the middle class and working families."
- Excerpt: "Jody knows that with a top-tier public K-12 program that prepares our children for higher education, our community colleges and universities will produce a capable and competitive workforce in the global economy."
- Rural North Carolina and Responsible Growth
- Excerpt: "Due to its proximity to Raleigh and RTP, we continue to be one of the fastest growing communities in North Carolina. That’s why this area needs a dynamic leader that will take into account the rapidly growing towns while still respecting and maintaining our rural tradition. "
- Jody McCleod's official campaign website
- North Carolina Department of Elections
- Official Project Vote Smart Bio