New Guilford Co. D.A. first woman, African-American

GUILFORD COUNTY, N.C. — Avery Crump has been a senior Ddstrict juvenile judge in Guilford County for almost two decades. In February, just a few years shy of retirement, Crump decided to pursue another dream of being a district attorney.

  • She received more than 50 percent of votes 
  • Previously served as district court judge
  • She says it’s an honor to hold the position

The race she won in the Democratic Primary Tuesday, is a historic one.

“I’m the first African American to hold this position and I’m the first female, the first woman to hold this position in Guilford County,” she said. “It feels amazing. I’m very humbled that the citizens of Guilford County elected me.”

She beat Stephanie Reese by getting just over 53 percent of the vote and says she plans to hit the ground running.

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