Carolina Law started preparing Jessica Holmes ’09 for her legal career before she was even a law student. As a junior studying political science at
Jessica Holmes has spent most of her professional career as an advocate for workers as a labor and employment attorney. Holmes has an undergraduate degree in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Juris Doctor from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law. She has a track record of supporting job creation as a county commissioner and attracting businesses with a diverse pool of talent.
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Working For A Brighter Future
It is time for workers to have a champion. I am ready to fight for livable wages, safe and healthy work environments, and family-friendly policies. North Carolina workers deserve an advocate that puts them first every day.
“Jessica Holmes is a young visionary leader whom I admire. She led the Wake County Commissioners to strongly support Smart Start, and she is a strong supporter of our public schools. As Commissioner of Labor, she will bring fresh ideas and do what’s right for the working families of our state.”
Governor James B. Hunt, Jr.
As a former Obama for America Fellow, this endorsement is particularly empowering. President Obama gave me the audacity to believe in the power of change and of our vote. He led with a message of YES WE CAN, and we did, and we will make history again on November 3rd, 2020.
Keep up with the latest from the trail as Jessica campaigns across North Carolina.
RALEIGH — We’re barely into 2019, but candidates looking for 2020 election victories have already started campaigning. State Rep. Yvonne Holley, a Raleigh Democrat in
Jessica Holmes, who chairs the Wake County Board of Commissioners, announced her first run for statewide office Wednesday, a bid to unseat Republican Commissioner of Labor