North Carolina is holding elections, including for lieutenant governor, on Nov. 5, 2024. A number of candidates running in these elections completed Ballotpedia’s Candidate Connection survey. These survey responses allow voters to hear directly from candidates about what motivates them to run for office.
Below is a selection of responses from the candidates who filled out the survey as of May 30. To read each candidate’s full responses, click their name at the bottom of the article.
Peter Boykin (R) is running for lieutenant governor of North Carolina and the election is on Nov. 5, 2024. Here’s how Boykin responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“Overall, North Carolina and America Need Economic stimulation, protection on our border, quality education, medical freedom, secure elections, jobs, and job security, and improve affordable healthcare options for everyone. … We should put America First and that means putting ‘Americans First.’ We are supposed to be a first-world nation so let’s start taking care of ALL of our citizens. Healthcare, Food, Education, Civil Rights, and more should NEVER be a Left or Right Issue.”
Click here to read the rest of Boykin’s answers.
Allen Mashburn (R) is running for lieutenant governor of North Carolina and the election is on Nov. 5, 2024. Here’s how Mashburn responded to the question: What areas of public policy are you personally passionate about?
“Mr. Mashburn … is very passionate about raising the standard of righteousness in the State, and that means in our educational system and throughout. If we are to survive as a Nation and State, we must eradicate Critical Race Theory from higher education and beyond. In our public education system we must restore discipline for our educators to be able to perform their life’s calling– teach. … We must make sure that homeschools are uninterrupted with unnecessary overreach and make certain that we are getting the best return on our investment of tax dollars in the classroom. … We must continue to fight to save the unborn until abortion is eradicated from our society.”
Click here to read the rest of Mashburn’s answers.
If you’re a North Carolina candidate or incumbent, click here to take the survey. The survey contains over 30 questions, and you can choose the ones you feel will best represent your views to voters. If you complete the survey, a box with your answers will display on your Ballotpedia profile. Your responses will also populate the information that appears in our mobile app, My Vote Ballotpedia.