VOTER GUIDE: House 113 Q&A

VOTER GUIDE: House 113 Q&A

The House District 113 race is one of a handful across the state where two incumbents got double-bunked as a result of redistricting. The youngest member of the state House, Jake Johnson, 27, is seeking his second full term after being appointed to the seat in August 2019. Before that he served as a Polk County commissioner for three years. Like Johnson, David Rogers, 56, first came to the Legislature via appointment, in August 2016, and is now seeking his fourth term. An attorney, Rogers and his wife, Misty, have four children. They live in Rutherfordton. Why are you running for the N.C. House? Johnson: I am running for reelection because I want to continue being a strong voice in the capital for the citizens of Western North Carolina. In recent years, it seems like there is an all-out attack on common sense and our traditional values. If reelected I will continue fighting for pro-life policies, protecting the lives of the born and unborn. I will defend the Second Amendment. I will promote pro-business policies, because the real economic driver is the American worker and entrepreneur, not the government. I will always support pro-veteran legislation. I will always support law and order and do everything I can to stand up for our law enforcement officers. Rogers: It has been my honor to represent Western North Carolina in the House since 2016, being able to help hundreds of families in with issues from unemployment assistance to access to medical care […]

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