Wendy Ella May, candidate for NC House District 28

Name: Wendy Ella May

Political party: Democrat

Age as of Nov. 8, 2022: 61

Campaign website: www.wendyellamay.com

Occupation: Safety and personal instruction

Education: I am a graduate of the International Bible Institute and from the seminary of the United States New Methodist Episcopal Orthodox Religious Order and Churches.

Have you run for elected office before? 2016 /2020, Johnston County Board Of County Commissioners; 2018, US House

Please list highlights of your civic involvement: May has a long history of public service as a volunteer on local, county, state and national organizations. A disabled U.S. Army veteran and a member of the Disabled American Veterans, and The American Legion, May is the retired founding priest of the Bradley Beach Community Church in New Jersey, founding director of M.E.N.D. 4 Male Survivors of Military Sexual Assault, and the President of the U.S. New Methodist Episcopal Orthodox Religious Order and Churches.

What are the three issues that you see as most important to your district and what will you do to address them?

Education, voters’ rights, community infrastructure

At a time when costs are rising, state government has a surplus. How should it be used?

NC needs to fund community infrastructure.

Will you vote for Medicaid expansion in North Carolina?


What has the legislature gotten right, and what has it gotten wrong, about public education in North Carolina?

Over the years pre-K was something we were proud about. Failure to fund public education.

Should North Carolina change its abortion laws? How?

There should be no restrictions on abortion.

Please add anything else voters should know about your position on the legality or availability of abortion in North Carolina.

I am a proud pro-reproductive rights candidate.

Should medical marijuana be legalized in North Carolina?


What, if anything, should the legislature do to shape curriculum dealing with topics of race, sexuality and gender?

Pass a state education plan which would address this issue and allow educators to teach truths based on science.

Do you accept the results of the 2020 presidential election?