Sydney Batch was elected to the North Carolina House in 2018.

As a family law attorney and child welfare advocate, she fights every day for families across Wake County who are worried about their future. Whether stressed about sending their kids to a good public school, paying back their student loans, or affording quality health care and finding a good, well-paying job, too many people feel the deck is stacked against them. Sydney grew up in North Carolina and received her undergraduate degree at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she remained for her J.D. and Masters of Social Work. Following law school, Sydney entered private practice with her husband, Patrick Williams. Sydney is actively involved in a variety of committees and organizations involving both family law and juvenile matters. She is a former board member for the Women’s Center of Wake County and is a current board member for the Julia Crump Foundation. She also volunteers for The Child’s Advocate, a project of Legal Aid of North Carolina.

While in office Sydney will use her extensive experience champions her three priorities:
1)Fully funding early childhood education, and all public education needs
2)Expanding Medicaid
3)Increasing options to provide Affordable Housing