Hello NC11 Democrats! I write this message to you having returned from a weekend in Durham for the North Carolina Democratic Party’s annual convention and 2022 Unity Dinner. I can’t tell you how energizing it was to be back in person with fellow Democrats from across our state to conduct the work of our party, and to hear from so many of the incredible candidates that we have running for office up and down the ballot this November! Summer is in full swing, and that means that the general election season is in full swing as well. NC11 Democratic nominee Jasmine Beach-Ferrara kicked off her series of “Day of Action” events across the district this last weekend. Our NC House and Senate candidates across the district are rolling out events and activities daily. NC Judicial candidates are visiting our region. And US Senate candidate Cheri Beasley continues to make frequent stops across our area. NOW IS THE TIME TO GET INVOLVED! I urge each of you to stay up to the date with the activities of our candidates via their websites and email lists, as well as the calendar on the NC11 Democrats website, and to take part in these events. But don’t just involve yourself, spread the word! Take a friend or family member to these events, help spread the word on the good ideas that our candidates stand for, and do your part to do everything that you can to help get these individuals elected this fall! There is so much in our district, our state, and our country that deserves our effort right now. Pushing our legislators to finally pass Medicaid expansion. Protecting our school boards and county commissions from the extremist right-wing candidates who wish to overtake these offices. Protecting our children and the public from the plague on gun violence in our country. Protecting a woman’s right to choose. Our plate is full of worthy, righteous efforts to fight for. So let’s get to work. Let’s keep our heads down and press on. Let’s stay focused on the task at hand. And let’s do everything we can to protect the Democratic values that we love and hold so dear! Thank you for all that each of you do and keep fighting!
Matt Ballance NC District 11 Chair