MICHAEL H. WRAY
NC HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
District 27 | Halifax,Northampton & Warren Counties
Michael H. Wray
Halifax, Northampton & Warren Counties
The foundation of our community rests with strong leaders and Michael Wray’s leadership has stood the test of time. The 2nd ranking Democrat in the State House, Michael has consistently worked to strengthen the interests of families in Halifax, Northampton and Warren counties. Michael has worked his way up the ranks in the State Legislature since 2004 and established a reputation of reliable leadership. He has led key debates for education, tax, and economic development issues in North Carolina, framing these conversations around the people that he represents. You can count on Michael Wray that he will continue serving Halifax, Northampton and Warren Counties the way that he always has -- with the best interests of the citizens of District 27 always at the forefront. He has leadership that lasts.
Families in Northeastern North Carolina have a voice in Michael Wray. During his time in the State Legislature, Michael has established a legislative record that is conscious of the needs and interests of working families in Halifax, Northampton & Warren counties. Working families deserve a strong leader. As your State Representative, Michael will continue to fight for smart policies that support you, the backbone of the community, so that the future is secure. He will fight for raises to the minimum wage and Medicaid expansion to help our patients, physicians, and hospitals – bold and smart initiatives that lift up our working families. Northeastern North Carolina is strong when its working families are strong. Michael knows this and that is why it is so important to keep Michael Wray in Raleigh – we must maintain our voice for a strong future.
“My passion is to empower those who help our communities the most. I am proud of my body of work supporting working families, but there is much more that needs to be done. I look forward to continuing to represent the voices of hardworking North Carolinians in the North Carolina General Assembly. Michael H. Wray
It is important that we re-elect Michael Wray to ensure the voices of the citizens of Halifax, Northampton & Warren counties are heard.
Throughout his time in the General Assembly, Michael has made education a policy priority. He understands that education is critical to the economic future of Northeastern North Carolina. Whether it be a robust economy or well-trained workforce, education is key. Michael is committed to investing in education with a tenacity that is commensurate to its importance. He believes that building and maintaining great schools is good economic policy and every dollar we spend on education is an investment towards a more vibrant economy in the future. That we must emphasize student performance and achievement if we are to stay on pace with global economic productivity.
We can’t afford to leave education defenseless. We must have leaders that are willing to push back against those that would make harmful changes to our education system and Michael Wray has been fighting every step of the way. Let’s save education in North Carolina. Re-elect Michael Wray as your State Representative so we can ensure our children’s future and the future of our economy.
In the 2021-2022 Legislative Session, Representative Michael Wray brought an unprecedented amount of funding totaling over $69 million to local governments, nonprofits and community organizations in District 27. These funds will support infrastructure, capacity building, community and downtown revitalization, economic development, and much more.
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State Employees Association of NC
North Carolina Association of Educators
National Federation of Independent Businesses
North Carolina Chamber of Commerce
Northampton Citizens United
Warren County Political Action Committee
Michael H. Wray
Michael is a member of the Democratic leadership team in the House of Representatives. He serves a Chair of the House Ethics and Finance Committees, as well as Vice-Chair of the Agricultural Committee. Michael also serves as a member of the Health; Insurance; and Rules, Calendar and Operations of the House Committees.
Michael has always been an ardent supporter of education, quality health care, and economic development. As a small business owner, he understands the needs of business and the importance of creating an environment that will support new jobs and investment in our communities.
Michael is a small business owner and native of Northampton County. He lives in Gaston with his wife Kay and his twin sons, Matthew and Phillip.
Making Halifax, Northampton & Warren Better Communities
Throughout his time in the General Assembly, Michael has made education a policy priority. He understands that education is too important to Northeastern North Carolina to neglect. Whether it be a robust economy or well-trained workforce, education is key. Michael is committed to investing in education with a tenacity that is commensurate to its importance. He believes that we short-change our future by cutting funding for education. Michael also believes that building and maintaining great schools is good economic policy and every dollar we spend on education is an investment towards a more vibrant economy in the future. He believes strongly that we must emphasize student performance and achievement if we are to stay on pace with global economic productivity. Michael Wray has been fighting for education every step of the way. It is important that we re-elect Michael Wray as your State Representative so we can ensure our children’s future and the future of our economy.
Michael H. Wray