|North Carolina House of Representatives District 47|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Pembroke University|
|Bachelor's||Pembroke State University|
|Master's||Appalachian State University|
|Other||Ed., Lehigh University|
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Vice-chair|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
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.
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.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Charles Graham Incumbent||100%||18,322|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 47 (2010)|
|Charles Graham (D)||7,865||66.83%|
|Brawleigh Jason Graham (R)||3,903||33.17%|
May 4, 2010 primary
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 47 Democratic Primary, 2010|
|Ronnie Sutton Incumbent||49%||4,358|
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.
|Charles Graham's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47||$11,407|
|2010||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47||$16,528|
|2008||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47||$250|
|Grand Total Raised||$28,185|
2012Graham won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $11,407.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Graham's campaign in 2012|
|Chase Burn Trustee for Chase Burns Trust||$2,500|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$1,000|
|Alliance for Access to Dental Care||$1,000|
|Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians||$500|
|North Carolina State Farm Agents & Associates||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$11,407|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Graham and his wife, Norma, have five children. They currently reside in Lumberton, North Carolina.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Charles + Graham + North Carolina + House"
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- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008
- Facebook page
- 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 March 7, 2014
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 5, 2012
- Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- Sutton loses seat
- followthemoney.org, "Graham, Charles" Accessed August 30, 2013
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