Tag:Sen. Deanna Ballard

  • Conservative GOP incumbents face off in newly drawn SD 45

    Republican primary, state Senate District 45 (Alleghany, Ashe, Watauga, Wilkes, and part of Surry counties) Deanna Ballard (incumbent, one term). Education: Belmont University, business degree. Occupation: Director of the Office of the President/CEO for Samaritan’s Purse, and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association. Career highlights: Volunteer for George W. Bush’s…