|North Carolina House of Representatives District 1|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Associate's||Corning Community College, 1969|
|Bachelor's||Upper Iowa University, 1990|
|Place of birth||Oswego, New York|
Steinburg earned his A.A.S. in Retail Business Management from Corning Community College in 1969 and his B.S. in Business Administration from Upper Iowa University in 1990. He worked in sales and marketing for national clients before retirement.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Steinburg served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Regulatory Reform|
Steinburg's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Jobs & Economy
- Excerpt: "Working with small business for most of his career, Bob knows its small business that drives our states economy. Bob has witnessed first hand that the fastest way to create jobs is to reduce the size and scope of government, reduce regulatory red-tape and set free the entrepreneurial spirit of hard-working North Carolinians."
Taxes & Spending
- Excerpt: "Bob will battle to prevent state government from placing financial burdens on taxpayers at state, county, city and school districts. He is dedicated to reducing taxation, lowering spending and continuing the fight to restore fiscal sanity to the statehouse."
- Excerpt: "Bob supports policies that empower parents and communities to make decisions at the local level so that we can again reach best in the nation status in our school system and prepare our children to compete in a global economy."
- Excerpt: "Bob believes that our founding fathers intended us to be free of many government regulations and requirements that we now face. Bob believes that government functions its best in a smaller, leaner form; and that states rights should preclude federal mandates. As a State Representative, Bob will fight for your constitutional rights."
Only Bold Colors
- Excerpt: "Bob is the True conservative in the race who has worked with our local and regional Tea Party groups fighting for our Conservative values. He is also the President of the regional Al-pam Republican club that is the premier Republican organization in Eastern North Carolina. Our Republican candidate must be a Conservative who will represent our values"
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Bob Steinburg was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Garry Meiggs was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Meiggs and Steinburg will face off in the general election.
Steinburg ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 1. He defeated Owen Etheridge in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. Steinburg defeated Bill Luton (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 1 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Steinburg is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Steinburg raised a total of $144,710 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.
|Bob Steinburg's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 1||$144,710|
|Grand Total Raised||$144,710|
2012Steinburg won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Steinburg raised a total of $144,710.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Bob Steinburg's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Republican Party||$51,759|
|Petty, Troy Dale||$5,000|
|Friends of Ruth Samuelson||$4,000|
|Branch Banking & Trust Corp||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$144,710|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly was in session from January 9 to July 26. In 2014, the North Carolina General Assembly will be in session from May 14 through a date to be determined by the legislature.
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Steinburg and his wife, Marie, have two children. They currently reside in Edenton, North Carolina.
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- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed August 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 General Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed June 22, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Steinburg Sr, Robert Charles," accessed August 29, 2013
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