US House, NC-12

Alma Adams


  • Introduced amendment to protect water near coal ash sites
  • Voted for the Inflation Reduction Act, the most significant action Congress has ever taken to address climate change
  • Earned a 98% lifetime score on LCV’s National Environmental Scorecard

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  • Holding this seat in North Carolina will help win a pro-environmental majority in the House, making it easier to pass climate legislation at the federal level
  • Re-electing Adams will help maintain Black representation in Congress
  • Member of the House Agriculture Committee


Representative Alma Adams is running for a sixth term to represent North Carolina’s 12th Congressional District. Prior to her election to the House, Adams served in the North Carolina General Assembly for 20 years, on the Greensboro City Council and School Board. In the state legislature and now in Congress, she has been a champion for North Carolina's environment. As a member of the Congressional Safe Climate Caucus, Adams is helping push for strong and proactive environmental policies that combat climate change, curb pollution, invest in renewable energy, and promote sustainable development solutions. 

She voted in support of the Clean Power Plan, and understands the urgency of transitioning to a clean energy economy. In North Carolina, she supported legislation to help consumers secure loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. The first amendment she put forth as a Member of Congress would protect the drinking water around coal ash sites, and received bipartisan support. Representative Adams has earned an excellent 98% lifetime score on LCV's National Environmental Scorecard.   

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