Jarrod Lowery

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Jarrod Lowery
Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 47th district
Assumed office
January 1, 2023
Preceded byCharles Graham
Personal details
Born
Jarrod Marshall Lowery

October 7, 1988 (age 35)[1]
Robeson County, North Carolina
Political partyRepublican[2]
Children1
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina at Pembroke

Jarrod Lowery (born October 7, 1988) is an American politician who is serving as a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from the 47th district. He was elected to the seat in the 2022 election against Democratic opponent Charles Townsend[3][4] He is also a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.[5][6] He has been part of Pat McCrory's senior staff, as a Regional Outreach Liaison. In 2017, he became Regional Director for North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey.

Lowery served six years in the United States Marine Corps as a tank technician.[7] He graduated from Purnell Swett High School[8] and is a Christian as a member of Galilee Baptist Church in Red Springs. He served as a Sunday school teacher for almost a decade. From 2015 to 2021, he served as a member of the Lumbee Tribal Council, representing the communities of Oxendine, Prospect and Wakulla. He also served as chairman of the Tribal Council's Economic Development committee.[9]

Committees[edit]

He is part of 5 committees.[10] The committee on Agriculture, Families, Children, and Aging Policy, Finance, and Redistricting. He is the vice-chairman on the committee for Federal Relations and Indian Affairs.[11]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "How Trump Won One of America's Most Diverse Counties — by a Lot". Politico. 10 December 2020.
  2. ^ "Lumbee priorities in NC are GOP priorities".
  3. ^ "Robeson County voters flip NC House seat to GOP; Lowery wins". 9 November 2022.
  4. ^ "Lowery, Townsend win primaries for NC House seat representing Robeson County". 18 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Resolution supporting Lumbee federal recognition law passes N.C. House". 29 April 2023.
  6. ^ "Lumbee Indian shift to GOP solidifies with flipped Robeson County state House seat". 14 November 2022.
  7. ^ "Representative Jarrod Lowery - Biography - North Carolina General Assembly".
  8. ^ "Jarrod Lowery - North Carolina House Republican Caucus". February 2018.
  9. ^ "About".
  10. ^ "Committees - North Carolina General Assembly".
  11. ^ "Federal Relations and American Indian Affairs House Standing Committee - North Carolina General Assembly".
North Carolina House of Representatives
Preceded by Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 47th district

2023–2025
Succeeded by
Incumbent