Pledges to focus on creating jobs and investing in our public schools
Warren Judge, 64, of Kitty Hawk announced his candidacy for the North Carolina House of Representatives. Judge currently serves on the Dare County Board of Commissioners.
“I am running for State House because I firmly believe our state must do better,” said Warren Judge. “We need more good paying jobs here in Eastern North Carolina. We need a renewed focus on economic development, not just in Charlotte and Raleigh, but in communities like ours. And we need to invest in our public schools, community colleges and universities so that our children graduate prepared for the jobs of the future and can stand toe-to-toe with students from any university, any state or any country.
Throughout my career I have been proud to work with Democrats, Republicans and Independents to get things done. I am proud of all that we have accomplished together during my time on the County Commission. We built new schools and invested in our people to be sure they had access to a better tomorrow. As your Representative in Raleigh, I promise to dedicate myself to continuing this fight for our families and for Eastern North Carolina.”
Judge is running for House District 6, which is made up of Dare County, Hyde County, Washington County and part of Beaufort County. It is considered one of the most competitive House districts in the state. The seat is being vacated by Representative Paul Tine. Judge will serve out his term on the Dare County Commission through 2016.
“Warren Judge has a proven track record of working to improve his community. He is a successful small businessman and a respected County Commissioner who has served his community for more than a decade,” said Democratic Leader Larry D. Hall. “We look forward to working with Warren and adding his experience, knowledge and dedication to our Caucus.”
Warren and his wife Tess have been married for 41 years. They have four children and eight grandchildren. They attend All Saints Episcopal Church in Southern Shores. Warren has been active in his community, serving on the College of the Albemarle Board of Trustees and the Coastal Studies Institute Board of Directors. Warren has been active as a member of the Outer Banks Chamber of Commerce, the Outer Banks Sporting Events organization and the Dare County Arts Council. He is a life time member of the First Flight Society.