Tuesday, December 6, 2022

114 West Elm Street
Graham, NC 27253
Ph: 336.228.7851

MEET THE CANDIDATES: Alamance County Commissioner

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Biographical information on county commissioner candidates for November 8 General Election (voters may select two):

Steve Carter

Republican

Full name: Steven J. Carter
Nickname: Steve
Born: Date of birth: August 5, 1947
Place of birth: Tennessee.
Education: B.A. in Political Science and History from East Carolina University.
Military service: None.
Occupation/place of employment: Retired Commercial Banker; currently serving as an Alamance County Commissioner.
Family: Spouse: Judy, married 51 years.
Children: 2 children, 4 grandchildren.
Religion/church affiliation: Baptist/Grove Park Baptist Church
Organizations: Alamance Wildlife Club; Alamance Conservative; Alamance County Republican Party; former member Alamance Rotary Club (Youth Services Chairman); former Alamance County Community YMCA board member.
Political career: Currently serving as an Alamance County Commissioner.
Address: 3312 Doral Court, Burlington.

Anthony Pierce

Democrat

Anthony Pierce
Nickname: —
Born: Date of birth: April 15, 1978
Place of birth: Goldsboro, Wayne County
Education: Southern Durham High School, 1996; Undergrad coursework in Biology, NCA&T State University; EMT- Paramedic 2001; B.S in Business, University of Phoenix, 2008; Fellow at Institute of Political Leadership (IOPL), Spring 2021;
Military service: None.
Occupation/place of employment: Associate Director of Clinical Projects, Cancer Drug Development/ Xcovery Holdings, Inc (Homebased Haw River).
Family: Spouse: Tina Pierce, married 16 years
Children: Taylor, Kendal, and Arron (All 16 or less yrs of age)
Religion/church affiliation: Christian / Beyond Measure Ministries, Haw River.
Organizations: Alamance County Local Emergency Planning Committee; Alamance County Planning Board; (Past Board Member) Mebane Business Association; IOPL Fellow; and others.
Political career: Candidate for Alamance County Commissioner, 2020; Appointed to Alamance County Planning Board (2022); LEPC (Local Emergency Planning Committee) for Alamance County (2017).
Address: 2009 Atlas Drive, Haw River.

Craig Turner

Republican

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Full name: William Craig Turner, Jr.
Nickname, if any: Craig
Born: Date of birth: July 3, 1973
Place of birth: Burlington, Alamance County, North Carolina
Education: Williams High School, 1991; B.S. in Political Science, United States Naval Academy, 1995; Naval Flight Officer, U.S. Navy Flight School, 1997; Law Degree, Elon University School of Law, Summa Cum Laude, 2010.
Military service: U.S. Naval Academy – 4 years; U.S. Navy – 8.5 years; U.S. Naval Reserve – 2 years.
Occupation/place of employment: Litigation and Construction Attorney, Fox Rothschild LLP
Family: Spouse: Divorced
Children: Addison Turner, 16; Caroline Turner, 14; Aaron Turner, 10.
Religion/church affiliation: Protestant / Member, Saint Mark’s Church, Burlington
Organizations: American Legion; Alamance County Bar Association; U.S. Navy Alumni Association;
Political career: Alamance County Commissioner, 2021 – 2022; First Vice Chair, Alamance County Republican Party, 2019 – 2021;
Address: 3021 South Fairway Drive, Burlington, NC 27215.

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