About Michael H. Wray
Representative Wray is currently serving his seventh term in the NC General Assembly and has a record of leadership and bipartisanship.
Michael is a member of the Democratic leadership team in the House of Representatives and serves as the Deputy Democratic Leader. He is also a past chairman of the Insurance and NER committees in the House. 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.
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 Halifax and Northampton counties’ families.Michael has been making his way up the ranks in the State Legislature since 2004 and has established a reputation of reliable leadership. He has led key debates in education, tax, and economic development issues in North Carolina, framing these conversations around the people that he represents.“I will continue working for Northeastern North Carolina in a manner that is consistent with my record – unapologetically fighting for the rights of working families and strengthening our education system.”Don’t expect Michael Wray to go against his record. You can count on him to continue serving Halifax and Northampton the way that he always has – efficiently and effectively. 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 and Northampton counties.Working families deserve a strong leader. As your State Representative, Michael will continue to fight for smart policies that will 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 it’s why it’s 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 thus far - but there is much more that needs to be done. I look forward to continuing to echo the voices of hardworking North Carolinians in the halls of the Capitol Building.”Vote Michael Wray to ensure that we in Halifax and Northampton counties keep our voice.
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.“We are short-changing our future by cutting funding for education. 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. 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.
Leaders like Michael Wray are helping to bring it back.