Senate District 7 was considered a fringe-competitive district at the beginning of this campaign, but recent polling indicates that a slight improvement in the environment and major steps forward in defining Senator Jim Perry as a champion for Eastern North Carolina have essentially put this race away.
Donna Lake supports a complete government takeover of the health care system—a plan which would eliminate all private and employer-provided health insurance plans, eliminate Medicaid, and cost $32 trillion, requiring the doubling of personal and business income taxes on every single American just to pay for it.
Donna Lake wants to take our guns and opposes our Second Amendment right to bear arms and protect our families in our own homes.
Donna Lake says that she was mobilized and energized by Reverend William Barber, who supports cutting the military by $350 billion and increasing taxes by over $880 billion.
Donna Lake supports the extreme, job-killing New Green Deal, which would amount to a socialist takeover of the economy, comes with a $93 trillion price tag, would increase the costs on the average North Carolina household by $74,000 in its first year alone, and eliminate over a million high paying American jobs.
Donna Lake supports abolishing the Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency, also known as ICE—eliminating the federal law enforcement agency that pursues criminals and terrorists involved in breaking our immigration laws, drug trafficking, weapons smuggling, and human trafficking.
Donna Lake supported a $32 million tax hike in Wayne County that the voters there rejected.
Voters overwhelmingly support Jim Perry after hearing these positive messages:
In the State Senate, Jim Perry voted to give North Carolina's teachers a pay raise, the sixth year in a row of teacher pay raises, and average teacher salaries are now $54,000.
In the State Senate, Jim Perry is fighting for our military and veterans, sponsoring bills to remove employment barriers for veterans and military spouses and increase access to scholarships to military families.
Jim Perry is fighting to keep North Carolinians safe from the coronavirus, helping to pass legislation that spends $50 million on personal protective equipment for first responders and healthcare providers, $110 million on vaccine research, testing, and contact tracing, and over $140 million to go to help hospitals on the front lines.
Jim Perry has been focused on getting North Carolina's economy and businesses hit hard by the coronavirus the help they need. Perry pushed through legislation that creates a $125 million small business loan plan that will save jobs and get people back to work.
Jim Perry cut state income taxes and made the first $21,500 of every North Carolina family's income completely tax-free.
Jim Perry sponsored the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, a bill that protects newborns who survive botched abortions and increases penalties for infanticide.
In the legislature, Jim Perry is fighting to allow churchgoers with concealed carry permits to be able to protect their fellow worshipers.