Eric Ager believes we must expect more from our state legislature. We can prioritize the needs of working people, children, and veterans. It’s a matter of priorities, values, and hard work.

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  • Accessible, affordable mental healthcare for veterans, chidren, and all families

  • Help small farmers succeed and advance sustainable farming practices

  • Preserve our mountains, air, and water for our quality of life and for future generations

  • Deliver affordable high-speed internet to all NC residents for school, work, and health

  • Cybersecurity and online protections for businesses, families, and individuals

  • Drive small business growth and increase good-paying jobs

  • Safe, affordable housing for people at all income levels in all communities

  • Make NC a leader in the clean energy economy and fight climate change

  • Early childhood education and quality childcare for all children

  • Continued reforms to increase public safety, victim support, and fair outcomes

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  • Respect

  • Civility

  • Equality

  • Listening

  • Integrity

  • Building community

  • Cooperation

  • Determination

  • Let Eric know what you value.

Meet Eric Ager

Eric Ager comes from a farming family in Fairview and is a retired Navy pilot

Eric Ager grew up on a working family farm in Fairview–the same farm where he works today as Operations Manager. Eric is the eldest of three brothers. He learned the mountain values of honesty and hard work from his parents, extended family, and community. Eric grew up baling hay, feeding horses, picking apples, milking cows, collecting eggs, attending church, and playing sports. He played soccer for A.C. Reynolds High School.

After graduation, Eric studied at the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Eric was inspired by many veterans including his grandparents, Jamie and Elspeth Clarke, and John C Ager, Sr., who each served during World War II. Eric earned a commission as an Ensign in the U.S. Navy.

For 25 years, Eric Ager served our country as a Naval Aviator (pilot) and Foreign Area Officer (expert in political-military operations). Eric and his wife Rachel have four children. The family was stationed in Guam, Turkey, and Germany and in Norfolk, VA, Washington, DC, and Monterey, CA. Everywhere he was stationed, Eric volunteered: he coached youth baseball, softball, soccer, and basketball, and supported scouting.

Eric retired from the Navy as a Commander. Back home in Buncombe County, Eric works at Hickory Nut Gap Farm, a fourth-generation family farm. Eric and Rachel live in the Reynolds community. Their children work and attend school in Western North Carolina.

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We'd love to have your support. Use this form to let us know a little about you. Thank you. We look forward to including you in the campaign to elect Eric Ager to NC House District 115.

Eric Ager is a resident of the Reynolds community seeking election as a Democrat to the NC House seat for District 115. Eric will file as a candidate during the month of December 2021. The election will be held in 2022.

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