Ben Massey for NC House District 93

We’re stronger together

Ben Massey, Democrat, for NC House District 93 in Alleghany, Ashe, & Watauga

Harry Chapin once wrote and sang, “All My Life’s a Circle”. I grew up in the small town and caring community of Zebulon, NC, and retired to a small community that truly cares about the legacy that they are leaving to their grandchildren, great grandchildren, and future generations. There are no better places than Alleghany, Ashe, and Watauga Counties to live, raise families, and retire.

As your NC House District 93 Representative, I will be a willing steward of the legacy that means so much to your family and mine. I love calling the High Country home!

"I am most happy to endorse Ben Massey for NC House Representative in the 93rd District. Ben cares about people and knows the issues that impact the lives of hard-working people in the 93rd House District—Affordable healthcare, Quality education for all, Clean air and water, Creating economic growth, and Assisting farmers. He has my enthusiastic support."  — Ray Russell, NC House 2019-2020

Ben’s Story

Ben is the guy on your road whom everyone depends on. He and his tractor are there to pull the log out of your driveway after a windstorm, and he always remembers to ask about your parent who is recovering from surgery. Ben is also a man who knows how to get things done. He represents commitment, integrity, and accountability. His word is as good as his handshake.

Meet Ben

Quality of Life

My intent as a legislator is to focus on the actions that will make meaningful changes in the day to day lives of the people I will have been elected to serve. This can only be accomplished if we agree to do the hard work together. To make a difference, you will also need to be involved. To be effective and to represent all of District 93, I need to hear from you. I want to listen and to share ideas.

Ben’s Priorities


As Americans, we are fortunate to live in one of the most advanced and prosperous nations on the face of the globe. And because of this, I fundamentally believe affordable access to health care is a right for all, not a privilege for the few.



Education will be the foundation for our economic success in the High Country. It can also be a mechanism to bring us together to find common ground in this polarized time.


Economic Development

I believe that all the residents of the High Country deserve to have the opportunity and resources to continually improve their economic circumstances. Our region’s talent pool remains our most significant competitive advantage. But to keep that talent in the High Country, we must attract future employers and match local talent to employer needs.


Climate and Environment

Western North Carolina is not immune from the effects of climate change. Although climate change is a universal threat, our policies must reflect the needs of Ashe, Alleghany, and Watauga Counties to be effective. Comprised of unique rural communities, our climate policies must reflect the diversity of our District to ensure that no community is left behind.



It’s time we bring farmers back to the forefront of economic policy and recognize farmers as essential workers. I am ready to work towards a better future for local agriculture community.


Join Us

We would love to hear from you! If you have any questions, thoughts or ideas to share please reach out to us. If you would like to donate, join our email list, or volunteer, click the button below.

Get Involved


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Every good campaign is only as good as its people. People who share the same vision for helping our Community have a better quality of life. Volunteers make a difference. We would love for you to be part of our campaign. Reach out to us today to learn more about how you can help make a difference in your Community.

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NDRC Endorsement


Sierra Club Endorsement


Down Home NC Endorsement


Progressive Turnout Endorsement


NC Association of Educators endorsement


Why I’m Running

“I support ensuring everyone’s right to vote, addressing climate change, and protecting the privacy of decisions between a woman and her health-care providers. I also want to build our social and technological infrastructure to address the economic issues of the High Country including bringing good high-paying jobs to the area, addressing food and housing insecurity, and providing healthcare for everyone.


A true democracy requires that the voters have a choice. I believe that I offer a choice, a clear choice, to the voters of NC House District 93.

My approach in life has always been to imagine how things ought to be and then to take action to make that happen. And “how it is now” is not “how it ought to be.” So, it is time for all of us to take action. Being retired, I am no longer pulled in many directions with a job, higher education, young children, professional association activities, or other obligations. I am ready to stop talking about it and to start doing something about it. I am ready to devote myself to being a full-time legislator, with an eye on the future and a commitment to the public-service values of the past.


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Upcoming Events


Saturday, Aug. 20, 2022 | 5-7 pm

Ashe Arts Center, 303 School Avenue, West Jefferson NC

Ben’s birthday will mark 79 days until the election. The campaign has an ALL IN boots-on-the ground strategy in progress to bring voters to the polls and secure that WIN for Ben, Democratic Candidate for North Carolina House of Representatives, District 93. We hope you’ll join us on Saturday, August 20, from 5-7 pm at Ashe Arts Center in West Jefferson NC for a party!

We’ll be serving Cupcakes, Light Hors d’Oeuvres and Drinks

RSVP by email | RSVP by text: 828-733-3304

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