Grey Mills has been active in Iredell County Republican politics most of his adult life. He was elected as Iredell County Republican Party chairman in 2003 and 2005 and has been appointed to four two-year terms with the Iredell County Board of Elections since 2013, serving as member, secretary and chair.
During his previous terms, Mills promoted individual and personal property rights and never voted to increase taxes. He pushed for road and school funding and fair redistricting and representation for Iredell County.
In his previous bids for the House, the National Rifle Association endorsed Mills and gave him an “A” rating. He was also endorsed by NC Right to Life, Grassroots NC, the N.C. and Iredell County Fraternal Order of Police, the Mooresville Tribune and Statesville Record & Landmark, graduate of Mooresville High School, Mills received a bachelors of science degree in social science and education from Appalachian State University in 1990 before earning his juris doctor degree from Regent University School of Law in 1994. While there, he served as congressional intern for U.S. Sen. Jesse Helms.
The son of former small business owners and lifelong Mooresville residents, Mills was an educator and assistant district attorney before opening a law practice in Mooresville in 1998. He is currently corporate officer/attorney for Randy Marion Automotive. Mills is a member of the N.C. State Bar and Williamson’s Chapel UMC in Mooresville. He and his wife of 22 years, Jennifer Marion Mills, have three children, Alexandria, 21, Grey III, 18, and Grant, 14.