Jessica Holmes has spent her career as an advocate for workers as a labor and employment attorney. She has a track record of supporting job creation as a county commissioner and attracting businesses with a diverse pool of talent.

27 Messages

Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
December 23, 2020 at 3:01 PM

Holiday Greetings 🎄

Wishing you and your family health and happiness this holiday season and in the New Year!     Committee to Elect Jessica HolmesP.O. Box 10391Raleigh, NC 27605United States If you believe you received this message in error or wish to no longer receive email from us, please unsubscribe.
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
November 25, 2020 at 2:00 PM

Grateful for you 🍁

Happy Thanksgiving from my family to yours! I'm grateful for all your support. John, From my family to yours, we wish you a Happy Thanksgiving. 2020 has proven to be a challenging year for many reasons making it all the more necessary that we look out for each other and show appreciation wheneve…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
November 3, 2020 at 1:02 PM

Today’s The Day.

I cannot promise any particular outcomes this evening, but I can assure you that I have left no stone unturned and have made every effort to win, for all of us. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for your contributions, prayers, words of affirmation and hope that our collective voices can chang…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
October 27, 2020 at 6:30 PM

From the Heart of an Educator 🍎

My former teacher inspired me to use my voice to help others. I hope you’ll watch her video message and support our historic campaign in this final week. John,  One day my high school theatre teacher lifted my chin, looked me in my eyes, and let me know that I mattered. She said that I had somet…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
October 23, 2020 at 9:01 PM

Time for Change ⏳

Unprecedented numbers of North Carolinians are early voting, and I need your support to reach more voters across the state while there’s still time. John, The first full week of early voting in North Carolina has been one for the history books. Over two and a half million North Carolinians have …
Team Holmes · [email protected]
October 14, 2020 at 8:36 PM

Jessica is proudly endorsed by . . .

We're proud of the support our campaign has received from organizations and individuals across the state. Together, we can elect a Labor Commissioner who will advocate for workers’ rights.   John, Since first announcing our historic campaign for Labor Commissioner, our movement has received endo…
Team Holmes · [email protected]
October 13, 2020 at 5:47 PM

Governor Roy Cooper: "Jessica will make an outstanding Commissioner of Labor"

Exciting news, John! Jessica Holmes is endorsed by Governor Cooper in her race for Labor Commissioner. “In the midst of the greatest public health crisis of our lifetime, workers and businesses need a leader who will work with them to ensure safe and healthy work environments. That’s why I’m pro…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
October 3, 2020 at 2:00 PM

The N&O “Strongly” Recommends . . . for Labor Commissioner

I’m proud to share that the N&O Editorial Board has strongly recommended me to be the next North Carolina Labor Commissioner. John, The News & Observer Editorial Board is well known for their thoughtful endorsements during election cycles. The editorial board takes much into consideration…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
September 29, 2020 at 4:41 PM

🚨 BREAKING: Major Endorsement Alert!

I'm deeply honored to be endorsed by this leader who believes in our fight for North Carolina's working families. John, Today, I am deeply honored to announce that I have been endorsed by Stacey Abrams. She agrees that it’s time for North Carolina to have a Labor Commissioner who will fight for w…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
September 28, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Save your spot for Thursday's virtual reception

RSVP for 'Lawyers & Leaders for Jessica Holmes' with former DNC Chairman Tom Perez, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, and former N.C. Labor Commissioner Harry Payne.        All funds solicited in connection with this event are by the Committee to Elect Jessica Holmes, and not DNC Chair Tom Perez…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
September 24, 2020 at 7:50 PM

Will you join our conversation on October 1st?

Join us on Oct. 1 for a reception, Lawyers & Leaders for Jessica Holmes, with former DNC Chairman Tom Perez, Congressman G.K. Butterfield, and former N.C. Labor Commissioner Harry Payne.  Dear John, With just 40 days to Election Day, polling has North Carolina's Commissioner of Labor race too…
Team Holmes 2020 · [email protected]
September 12, 2020 at 5:27 PM

Join Jessica's Birthday Celebration at 4 PM tomorrow

Jessica Holmes’ virtual 36th Birthday Celebration is on Sunday, September 13th at 4 PM. We will enjoy special birthday greetings from Chief Justice Cheri Beasley and Congressman David Price and a performance by North Carolina’s Poet Laureate, Jaki Shelton Green. Dear John, You’re invited to join …
Team Holmes 2020 · [email protected]
September 10, 2020 at 6:45 PM

Time Isn’t On Our Side ⏳

Jessica Holmes’ virtual 36th Birthday Celebration is on Sunday, September 13th at 4 PM. This represents two important milestones: (1) a celebration of another trip around the sun, and (2) the fundraiser that will set our GOTV budget. With just 54 days to Election Day 2020, polling has the Labor C…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
September 7, 2020 at 4:29 PM

Honoring the labor movement on Labor Day

On this Labor Day, we pause to honor the labor movement and workers responsible for the economic strength and prosperity of this country. Unfortunately, the causes working people were fighting for a century ago haven’t been realized – at least not for everyone. Dear John: Sweatshops, child labor…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
September 3, 2020 at 7:41 PM

Labor Day Series: NC’s Most Tragic Day for Workers – September 3

On this day in 1991, North Carolina lives were lost and forever altered in a workplace tragedy that should never have happened. We must learn from our history and ensure workers have safe and healthy work environments we all deserve. “Those that fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it.…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
August 24, 2020 at 6:03 PM

You're invited to The State of Workers: Western NC Edition

[RSVP] Wednesday, August 16th virtual event with Sen. Terry Van Duyn, Mayor of Canton Zeb Smathers, Asheville City Councilman Keith Young, and President of the Asheville Fire Fighters Association- IAFF Local 332 Scott Mullins Featuring Senator Terry Van Duyn, Mayor of Canton Zeb Smathers, Ashevi…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
August 10, 2020 at 2:01 PM

Putting in the work to win on Election Day

Will you watch our first digital campaign ad? Dear John: There are those who tell me that our Council of State races will be won on the coattails of the Democratic Presidential, Gubernatorial, and Senate candidates. I have studied the 2016 results, and I know that is not true. Moreover, just as I…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
August 3, 2020 at 4:21 PM

🚨 BREAKING: Major endorsement alert!

President Barack Obama led with a message of Yes We Can. I'm honored to receive his endorsement. I hope you'll join him in supporting my historic campaign and fight to bring meaningful change to working families across NC. Dear John: I am pleased to announce the endorsement of President Barack Ob…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
July 28, 2020 at 5:02 PM

Less than 100 days to reach 100 counties

We're 98 days out from the election, John. The toughest months of the campaign lie ahead, and we can't afford to fall short of our July fundraising goal if we want to win. Can I count on your support ahead of this critical deadline? Dear John, It’s hard to believe, but the election is fewer than …
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
July 24, 2020 at 8:00 PM

[RSVP] The Fight for North Carolina

Will you attend my virtual event Sunday evening? Rep. Alma Adams, Gene Nichol and Rep. Zack Hawkins will join me for a virtual conversation about the state of NC’s working poor. RSVP for the Zoom info.  George Alwon | Chauncey Arnold | W. David Austin | James Barrett | Marcus Bass | Braxton Becoa…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
July 21, 2020 at 1:30 PM

Join Us for Good Trouble on July 26th

RSVP for Keeping it 100: A Conversation About Uplifting the Working Poor in NC. Gene Nichol, author of Indecent Assembly, will join our virtual discussion along with Congresswoman Alma Adams and Representative Zack Hawkins. Dear John: I cannot do my due diligence as Labor Commissioner to promote …
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
July 16, 2020 at 2:49 PM

[RSVP] Keeping it 100: A Conversation About Uplifting the Working Poor in NC

On July 26th, Rep. Alma Adams, Gene Nichol and Rep. Zack Hawkins will join me for a virtual conversation about the state of NC’s working poor. Will you RSVP and attend? John, On Sunday, July 26th, we will have exactly 100 days to get our message across to all 100 counties. Join us for a dynamic c…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
July 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM

No, we don't have to wait

Did you see the news? The health of NC's workers should not be a casual cost of doing business during COVID-19. I'm fired up because workers deserve better. “ . . . You have to wait sometimes for something to happen,” said a representative of the NC Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and H…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
June 30, 2020 at 12:00 PM

just 16 hours ⏳

My campaign faces a major deadline at midnight, and we need all hands on deck. Can I count on your support? John – My campaign faces a major deadline at midnight. To compete and win in November, it's crucial that we meet our fundraising target.  The good news is that we’re just $3,500 away from o…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
June 27, 2020 at 1:54 PM

Workers Matter

Workers are the backbone of NC’s economy. I’m running to be the champion they deserve in the Department of Labor. I hope you'll support my campaign! Dear John, I’m not running for Labor Commissioner just to put my photo in our elevators-- I’m running to ensure livable wages, safe work environment…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
June 18, 2020 at 4:31 PM

Will you make your voice heard, John?

I want to hear your thoughts on important labor policies. Will you take my 2020 Issues Survey? Dear John, I am ready to fight for livable wages, healthy work environments, and family-friendly policies. It's important for me to know where you stand on major labor issues in North Carolina. Your inp…
Jessica Holmes · [email protected]
June 15, 2020 at 1:01 PM

Allow me to introduce myself

Dear John, I’m Jessica Holmes, and I’m running for North Carolina Labor Commissioner. This job is about protecting one of our state’s most valuable assets - our workers. Many associate this office with elevators, but it’s so much more than that.  That’s why, now more than ever, North Carolina’s …