Charlie Smith Dannelly
|Charlie Smith Dannelly|
|North Carolina State Senate District 38|
|1995 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 7, 1994|
|Bachelor's||Johnson C. Smith University (1962)|
|Master's||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (1966)|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1951 – 1954|
|Birthday||August 13, 1924|
|Place of birth||Bishopville, South Carolina|
Dannelly was a City Council member from 1977 to 1989. In 2003, he became Deputy President Pro Tempore in the senate.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Dannelly served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget
- Education/Higher Education
- Judiciary II
- Pensions & Retirement & Aging
- Ways & Means
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Dannelly served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Finance Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Mental Health & Youth Services Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Ways & Means Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina State Senate District 38 Democratic Primary Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Charlie Dannelly (dropped out but on ballot)||30.3%||4,569|
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 38 (2010)|
|Charlie Smith Dannelly (D)||33,692||68.67%|
|Cedric Scott (R)||15,369||31.33%|
Dannelly was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Dannelly was elected to the 38th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting James Soder (R) and C. Travis Wheat (L).  Dannelly raised $41,586 for his campaign, while Soder and Wheat did not raise any money.
|North Carolina Senate, District 38 (2008)|
|Charlie Smith Dannelly (D)||67,755|
|James Soder (R)||22,056|
|C. Travis Wheat (L)||2,588|
In 2010, Dannelly collected $30,604 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charlie Smith Dannelly's campaign in 2010|
|Bank Of America||$3,500|
|Cmte To Elect Tony Rand||$3,000|
|North Carolina Hospital Association||$2,000|
|North Carolina Advocates For Justice||$1,500|
|North Carolina Pork Council||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$30,604|
In 2008, Dannelly collected $41,586 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Citizens for Higher Education||$4,000|
|Bank of America||$3,000|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$2,000|
|John Deere & CO||$2,000|
|North Carolina Retail Merchants Association||$1,200|
Dannelly earned his B.A. in Education from Johnson C. Smith University in 1962. He went on to receive his M.Ed in Administration from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, in 1966.
Dannelly was a First Lieutenant in the United States Army 82nd Airborne from 1951 to 1954. He was then a teacher for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools from 1962 to 1963. From 1963 to 1966 he worked as Assistant Principal for Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. He then became Principal of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools and worked in that position until 1991.
Dannelly and his wife Rose have one child.
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Senator Dannelly State Surge
- Senator Dannelly's facebook
- North Carolina Elections "Primary Results, 2012"
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 9, 2012
- General Election Results
- 2010 North Carolina Primary Election Results
- 2008 election results, North Carolina Senate
- North Carolina Senate spending, 2008
- 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributions
|North Carolina State Senate District 38
| Succeeded by|
Joel Ford (D)