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Rep George W. Graham, Jr.
North Carolina House of Representatives


George Graham is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 12. Graham is running for re-election in the general election on November 6, 2018.

He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Graham received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Fayetteville State University in 1971. He later received a M.E. in Adult and Community College Education from North Carolina Sate University in 1975. He was an administrative assistant, resource development officer and Director of Adult Basic Education at Lenoir Community College before retirement. Graham has also been a member of the Lenoir County Board of Commissioners since 1982.


Brooketah Clevette Banks
Clerk of Court
Brooketah is native of Lenoir County, born to the late Cleveland “Bud” Banks and living Charissa Banks. I am the proud mother of a 12 year old son.

She attended Lenoir County Public Schools and graduated from North Lenoir High School in 2000.
She earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Public Administration from the University of Phoenix.

She has 15 years of successful leadership in all aspects of customer service.

Currently, she works for an organization that advocates for abused, neglected, and dependent children in Lenoir, Wayne, and Greene Counties.

Previously, she was afforded the opportunity to serve as Deputy Clerk in the Lenoir County Clerk’s office for 5 years, where she gained hands on experience serving the Lenoir County Community including the general public, judicial officers, attorney’s and other staff. She has hands on experience working in the civil division, criminal division and the juvenile division.

She has served as the courtroom clerk for child support and as the courtroom clerk for juvenile delinquent and abused, neglected and dependency court.
She worked closely with the magistrates, attorney’s, law enforcement and other staff and developed great respectful relationships.

She has also worked with other vital agencies such as the Lenoir County Department of Social Services, Department of Juvenile Justice and Guardian ad Litem and as a member on the Advisory Board for State Employees’ Credit Union.