Vote button trans.png
April's Project of the Month
It's spring time. It's primary election season!
Click here to find all the information you'll need to cast your ballot.




Charles Graham

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Charles Graham
Charles Vinson Graham.jpg
North Carolina House of Representatives District 47
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolPembroke University
Bachelor'sPembroke State University
Master'sAppalachian State University
OtherEd., Lehigh University
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Charles Vinson Graham is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Graham earned a B.S. from Pembroke State University in 1973. He later earned a M.Ed. from Appalachian State University and an Ed. from Lehigh University. Graham founded Companion Home Care/UniMed/Stars Youth Academy and serves as the company's president. He is a retired educator who worked as a special education teacher and program director from 1978 to 2006.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Vice-chair
Appropriations
Commerce and Job Development
Education
Insurance
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 6, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Charles Graham is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1][2]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Graham ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Graham Incumbent 100% 18,322
Total Votes 18,322

2010

On November 2, 2010, Graham won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Brawleigh Jason Graham.[4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 47 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Charles Graham (D) 7,865 66.83%
Brawleigh Jason Graham (R) 3,903 33.17%

May 4, 2010 primary

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Graham defeated incumbent Ronnie Sutton in the primary by a margin of 4,544-4,358.[5] Sutton was seeking his 10th term. Graham's opponent in the November 2 general election was Brawleigh Graham (R).

North Carolina House of Representatives District 47 Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharles Graham 51% 4,544
Ronnie Sutton Incumbent 49% 4,358
Total Votes 8,902

2008

Graham had previously filed to run for the 47th District in 2008, but ultimately saw his status as an active candidate terminated after he failed to file a quarterly report.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Graham is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Graham raised a total of $28,185 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[6]

Charles Graham's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47 Won $11,407
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47 Won $16,528
2008 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47 Defeated $250
Grand Total Raised $28,185

2012

Graham won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $11,407.

Personal

Graham and his wife, Norma, have five children. They currently reside in Lumberton, North Carolina.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Charles + Graham + North Carolina + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Charles Graham News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Ronnie Sutton
North Carolina House - District 47
2011–present
Succeeded by
NA