DD ADAMS

Democratic Nominee for North Carolina's 5th Congressional District

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DD Adams will work to bring better jobs, provide health care and boost educational opportunities in the Fifth District.

Denise D. Adams (DD) is a native of Winston-Salem and a passionate servant of  the community. DD has served as Council Member for the North Ward of Winston-Salem since 2009, and is currently serving as Vice Chair of the Finance Committee and the Community Development/Housing/General Government Committee. Her desire to impact the quality of life for all people is the fire that drives her. DD has served on the board of many local and state organizations including:  NC League of Municipalities, Arts Council, First Tee of the Triad, Forsyth County Community Garden Extension.
In her role as City Council Member DD has:
  • Spearheaded efforts to raise wages for police, firefighters and city workers
  • Championed city infrastructure investment, such as renovation of Benton Convention Center
  • Secured jobs for the beautification/development of city green spaces, walking paths & community gardens
  • Advocated for healthy foods in city “food deserts”
  • Supported pro-LGBTQ rights for city employees who have same-sex marriages/domestic partnerships to be allowed to include their partners/children as dependents as it relates to retirement and health care benefits
  • Led the environmental hydroponic/aquaponic facility project in the Kimberly Park neighborhood

DD is also a graduate of several leadership organizations in the community and state such as: Leadership North Carolina, Institute of Political Leadership of North Carolina and Leadership Winston-Salem. She received a B.A. degree in Speech Communication from Morgan State University and is  a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church.

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    North Carolina's 5th Congressional District


    North Carolina’s 5th Congressional District is located in the northwestern portion of the state and includes:
    • Alexander
    • Alleghany
    • Ashe
    • Avery
    • Catawba(just a little)
    • Forsyth
    • Stokes
    • Surry
    • Watauga
    • Wilkes
    • Yadkin
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    Another, if not THE, domestic issue that we cannot let fade is the desperate need to deal with gun sense legislation. As I have said before, just as we are required to do with our cars, proper training, licensure with periodic renewals, age requirements, insurance, and registry. ... See MoreSee Less

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    I never thought I would see the day when our American President would stand on the stage with the Russian President and place blame on the United States for Russian aggression. This is shameful.

    The question now is:

    @BenSasse what are you going to DO?
    @JeffFlake what are you going to DO?
    @marcorubio what are you going to DO?
    @LindseyGrahamSC what are you going to DO?
    @SenatorCollins what are you going to DO?
    @SenatorBurr what are you going to DO?

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