Ray Jeffers for NC House District 2


Ray Jeffers for N.C. House (2) in 2022


Endorsed for


by Down Home Person members

(Compiled by Bonnie Dobson)

Opponent: Larry Yarborough

Biography and accomplishments

  • Served 12 years as Person County Commissioner 
  • 2020 Person County Chairman of the Board 
  • Youngest Commissioner elected to office in NC 
  • President of the NC Association of County Commissioners  
  • New Mt. Zion Baptist Church Trustee Board  
  • N.C. Rural Center Board of Directors  
  • N.C. State Cooperative Extension State Planning Council, Chairman
  • Person County Friends of the Senior Center  
  • Person County Cooperative Extension Advisory Board  
  • Person County Partnership for Children Champion for Children Award  
  • Roxboro Sertoma Chapter Service to Mankind Award  
  • Roxboro Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Inc. Delta Choice Award  
  • N.C. Association of Black County Officials Commissioner of the Year Award

In his own words

“As a local elected official, I learned regardless of party or whether we live in an urban or rural community, we must all work together to build a better North Carolina. For 12 years, I served as a Person County Commissioner providing common-sense solutions and dedicated leadership. I would be honored to have your support to serve as the Representative for  Person and Durham counties and work on your behalf to strengthen the 2nd district.”

Policy positions


  • Supports Medicaid Expansion
  • Supports infrastructure advancements  
  • Supports Broadband Internet Expansion 
  • Create policies that support economic growth 
  • Support state funding and staffing for agricultural research 
  • Supports Cooperative Extension Services
  • Ensure our schools are financed and equipped to provide quality education to our students
  • Increase teacher pay 
  • Back our community college system 
  • Support more Pre-K funding 
  • Supported and funded the Sheriff’s office to protect citizens 
  • As Commissioner, he increased funding for volunteer fire departments to better serve the citizens  
  • He voted to keep hiring more Emergency Services staff and purchasing equipment

Count down to the midterms

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