House District 63

Steve Ross

Rep. Steve Ross has a proven record of getting things done, both in the private sector and in the legislature. He’s cut taxes, created jobs, and helps individuals prepare for the future financially. Alamance County misses his leadership in the State House.
Rep. Steve Ross voted to cut taxes every year he was in the State House. And, with inflation and rising prices hurting middle-class and working-class families, Ross will continue to fight to put more money back into taxpayers’ pockets.

60%

of voters said they would be more likely to vote for Steve Ross after learning this. This was the most persuasive message to Unaffiliated voters and white men and women over the age of 55.

Rep. Steve Ross is committed to improving North Carolina’s public schools, voting to increase education funding by over two billion dollars.

59%

of voters said they would be more likely to vote for Steve Ross after learning this. This was the most persuasive message to soft Republicans, soft Democrats, and moderate voters. This was the second most persuasive message to white women.

Rep. Steve Ross voted to increase teacher pay every year he was in the State House, increasing the state’s average teacher pay by more than $9,000 to over $55,000 per year.

60%

of voters said they would be more likely to vote for Steve Ross after learning this. This was the most persuasive message to white women under the age of 55.

Ricky Hurtado

Rep. Ricky Hurtado is an extremist that doesn’t get results for Alamance County. From ignoring local elected officials to voting far to the left of his district, Rep. Hurtado isn’t the right candidate for the State House.
Rep. Ricky Hurtado’s campaign is endorsed and financially supported by a far-left special interest group that wants to defund the police.

63%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this. This is the most persuasive message to soft Republicans, unaffiliateds, soft Democrats, white men and women, and voters of all ages. This is the second most persuasive message to moderate voters.

Even as families struggle with record-high gas prices, Ricky Hurtado supports the extreme, job-killing Green New Deal, which would raise gas prices even higher, amount to a socialist takeover of the economy, cost $93 trillion, and eliminate a million high-paying American jobs.

61%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this. This is the most persuasive message to moderate voters. This is the second most persuasive message to unaffiliateds, soft Democrats, and white men. 

Ricky Hurtado supports a complete government takeover of health care that would eliminate all employer-provided and private health care plans, would triple the size of the state’s budget, and would require massive tax increases on workers and families to pay for it.

61%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this.

Ricky Hurtado failed to secure the $2.5 million that Haw River needs to upgrade their water and sewer infrastructure. Haw River Mayor Kelly Allen said she and the town council were unable to get in touch with Hurtado and get his help when the state was making these important funding decisions.
Alamance News: Haw River town council miffed at state rep’s lack of communication on funds the town might have gotten

64%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this. This was the second most persuasive message to white women.

Ricky Hurtado voted to keep bars and restaurants closed after more than a year of the pandemic and even after vaccines had already become available.

55%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this.

Ricky Hurtado voted to open the door for Critical Race Theory to be taught in our public schools. Hurtado opposed a Parents Bill of Rights and supported allowing school districts to keep their curriculum secret from parents.

55%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this.

After violent riots erupted in some parts of our state, Ricky Hurtado voted against a bill that would crack down on rioters with increased penalties.

53%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this.

Ricky Hurtado voted to keep schools during the pandemic even after experts said it was safe to reopen and after other states had already done so. And, when schools did finally open back up, Hurtado voted to force school children to wear masks.

49%

of voters said they would be less likely to vote for Ricky Hurtado after learning this.