|North Carolina House of Representatives District 109|
|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|
|Profession||President/CEO of LPM, Inc.|
Bumgardner's professional experience includes serving as President/CEO of LPM, Inc.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bumgardner served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Transportation, Vice-chair|
Bumgardner's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Jobs & Economy
- Excerpt: "Dana will work hard to pass pro-business legislation in Raleigh. He believes in order to recover lost jobs, we have to support our small businesses because they are essential to economic growth. When government allows the private sector to work, the people of Gaston County and North Carolina will be free to bring our economy back."
Taxes & Spending
- Excerpt: "Dana will oppose all tax increases and all wasteful spending. He will work to set budget priorities and fund critical state services first. Additionally, Dana will support the Taxpayer Protection Act which limits government spending to population growth plus inflation."
- Excerpt: "Dana Bumgardner will support legislation which sends tax dollars to fund the classroom and not a wasteful bureaucracy. When money is sent directly to the classroom and sidesteps administrations, it does more good for the child."
- Excerpt: "Dana is against the proposed toll road, the Garden Parkway, which will funnel money away from already needed repairs to Gaston County’s roads and bridges. He believes this money could be better spent on widening I-85, revamping the I-85, US-321 junction and widening the Dallas-Cherryville Highway."
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 Dana Bumgardner defeated Mickey Price in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 109 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Dana Bumgardner Incumbent||66%||2,342|
Bumgardner ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 109. He defeated Wil Neumann in the July 17, 2012, Republican Primary runoff. He defeated Melba Reese in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 109 General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Bumgardner is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bumgardner raised a total of $56,522 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 4, 2013.
|Dana Bumgardner's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 109||$56,522|
|Grand Total Raised||$56,522|
2012Bumgardner won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bumgardner raised a total of $56,522.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dana Bumgardner's campaign in 2012|
|Bumgardner, Dana B||$8,720|
|Harrington, Michael O||$3,225|
|Cloninger, Thomas R||$3,100|
|Gammon, Gary G||$1,750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$56,522|
|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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Bumgardner and his wife, Cynthia, have two children and one grandchild.
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- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Official campaign website, "About Dana," accessed April 22, 2014
- bumgardnerforhouse.com - Issues
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results For 2014," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed June 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, "Bumgardner, Dana," accessed September 4, 2013
William A. Current, Sr. (R)
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