Linda Coleman ran unsuccessfully for lieutenant governor in 2016 and for Congress in 2018.
She began her public service career as a teacher and went on to serve North Carolina as a human resources director for several state agencies, including Department of Administration, Department of Agriculture, and the NC Community College System.
Her elected offices include Wake County Commissioner and three terms in the North Carolina General Assembly.
After her tenure in the General Assembly, she was appointed to serve the state’s workforce as the director of the Office of State Personnel.
Outcome: Lost in general election