John has been widely covered for years across North Carolina and America as an education reformer who has produced positive measurable results for children and tax-payers.



When a leader actually does what he says he is going to do people listen. If there is one thing John is known for, it is fulfilling his word. A personal mantra for John is - In Word and Deed.

 "I have rarely seen an official so knowledgeable, engaged, hard-working and willing to tackle so many tough issues for our community." -Amelia Williams, The N&O, Aug. 7th, 2010

John Tedesco is passionate about his commitment of service to others; he will work relentlessly to produce real results. Opposition, obstructionists, and status quo bureaucrats are met head-on by John Tedesco's pledge to his constituents. This has caused fans and critics alike in the media to chronicle his every move; some just waiting to see what he will do next. The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, LA Times, The Economist, The Washington Post, Education Weekly, and more have joined North Carolina's news outlets WRAL, ABC 11, NBC 17, News 14, and The News & Observer in their coverage of Mr. Tedesco.

"Since he [Tedesco] was elected, his ups and downs have been chronicled practically daily in the media." The New York Times, Feb. 28th, 2010

At the YouTube link below you will find various videos from the campaign trail, from John's past efforts, and on key issues from Mr. Tedesco himself. Please visit our YouTube Channel to see some of our favorite videos of John. You will find he is a fighter for children and tax-payers.

On John Tedesco, "The citizens spoke loudly that they want someone who's going to fight for them" - Garner-Clayton Record, Oct. 14th, 2009