Updated as of May 18, 2022 at 12:09 a.m. to include information about the primary results.

Valerie Foushee is a Democrat running for the U.S. House of Representatives and the winner of the democratic primary on May 17. Foushee received 4,554 ballots, which is 59.96% of votes.

She is from Orange County and has served on the Chapel Hill-Carrboro City School Board, Orange County Board of Commissioners, North Carolina’s state House and state Senate. 

Her main platforms according to her website are to reform the criminal justice system, address systemic racism and protect the environment. 

Foushee was unavailable for an interview and more information can be found on her campaign website https://valeriefoushee.com/