Roberts is the only candidate in the race with a proven record of creating jobs; that matters this election cycle when voters are laser-focused on economic issues.
Roberts' record show Independent voters that she can reach accross the aisles.
Roberts' experience base is very diverse with International Banking experience as well as High School Teaching experience.
Roberts has the most brand recognition and CAN WIN the election.
Roberts will work hard for Seniors. She will fight to preserve and improve Medicare.
Native North Carolinian
Attended NC Public HS
Attended UNC Chapel Hill
Parent of 2 NC public school teenagers (personal interest in public education)
Jennifer Roberts has experience winning races and voters of the district know her. Roberts has won elections in each of her four races since 2004. As a four-term Mecklenburg County Commissioner, Roberts has the highest name recognition of any candidate in the race. She has deep community support among Democrats, Republicans and Independents and is respected for her thoughtful, common-sense approach to solving problems and getting things done.
Roberts has worked as a high school math teacher, International banker for Wachovia, a Foreign Service Officer with the US Department of State, as well as an Executive Director at the Charlotte World Affairs Council. She serves on several boards and commissions including the Centralina Council of Governments, the Charlotte Regional Partnership, the Governor’s Local Government Advisory Council, and the Women’s Commission Advisory Board.