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Brad Salmon

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Brad Salmon
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolWestern Harnett High
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University
J.D.Campbell University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Brad Salmon is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 51. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Biography

Salmon earned his B.S. in Political Science from North Carolina State University and his J.D. from Campbell University.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Salmon served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2015
Agriculture
Appropriations
Appropriations on Justice and Public Safety
Children, Youth and Families
Judiciary II

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Michael Stone was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Brad Salmon was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Salmon defeated Stone in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 51 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Salmon 53.9% 10,755
     Republican Michael Stone Incumbent 46.1% 9,182
Total Votes 19,937

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Salmon ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 12. He defeated James Clark in the Democratic primary on May 8. He was defeated by Ronald Rabin in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

North Carolina State Senate, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRonald Rabin 51% 37,809
     Democratic Brad Salmon 49% 36,337
Total Votes 74,146
North Carolina State Senate District 12 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Salmon 60.5% 8,354
James Clark 39.5% 5,449
Total Votes 13,803

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Political offices
Preceded by
Michael Stone (North Carolina representative) (R)
North Carolina House - District 51
January 1, 2015-present
Succeeded by
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