Dan Clodfelter

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Dan Clodfelter
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Mayor of Charlotte
Incumbent
In office
April 9, 2014 - Present
Term ends
2015
Years in position 0
Compensation
Base salary$23,000/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 3, 1998
AppointedApril 9, 2014
Appointed byCharlotte City Council
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina State Senate
District 37
1999 - April 8, 2014
Charlotte City Council, District 1
1987 – 1993
Education
Bachelor'sDavidson College
J.D.Yale University (1972)
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Daniel G. Clodfelter is the current Mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina. He was appointed on April 9, 2014, to replace outgoing mayor Patrick Cannon in the wake of Cannon's arrest on federal corruption charges.[1]

Prior to being appointed mayor of Charlotte, Clodfelter was a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 37 from 1998 to April 8, 2014. He served as Minority Caucus Leader.

Biography

Clodfelter attended Oxford University and earned his B.A. from Davidson College. He later earned his J.D. from Yale University in 1972. Clodfelter was a member of the Charlotte City Council from 1987 to 1993. He is currently an attorney for Moore and Van Allen.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources
Appropriations on Justice and Public Safety
Finance
Judiciary I
Program Evaluation
Ways & Means

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clodfelter served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clodfelter served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Clodfelter ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8 and defeated Michael Alan Vadini (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

North Carolina State Senate, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDan Clodfelter Incumbent 67% 51,376
     Republican Michael Alan Vadini 33% 25,325
Total Votes 76,701

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Clodfelter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 37, defeating Colvin Edwards (R).[3]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 37 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel G. Clodfelter (D) 24,956 61.45%
Colvin Edwards (R) 15,656 38.55%

Clodfelter was unopposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[4]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Clodfelter was elected to the 37th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Vince Coscia (R) and Rusty Sheridan (L).[5] Clodfelter raised $139,520 for his campaign, while Coscia and Sheridan did not raise any money.[6]

North Carolina Senate, District 37 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Daniel G. Clodfelter (D) 48,608
Vince Coscia (R) 20,315
Rusty Sheridan (L) 2,733

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Clodfelter is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Clodfelter raised a total of $724,164 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[7]

Dan Clodfelter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $93,225
2010 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $175,338
2008 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $139,520
2006 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $121,560
2004 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $73,727
2002 North Carolina State Senate, District 37 Won $41,407
2000 North Carolina State Senate, District 40 Won $44,553
1998 North Carolina State Senate, District 40 Won $34,834
Grand Total Raised $724,164

2012

Clodfelter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Clodfelter raised a total of $93,225.
North Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dan Clodfelter's campaign in 2012
Bank of America$8,000
North Carolina Association of Realtors$7,000
Nationwide$4,000
Orthocarolina$4,000
North Carolina Advocates for Justice$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$93,225
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Clodfelter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Clodfelter raised a total of $175,338.

Personal

Clodfelter currently resides in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Mayor of Charlotte
2014-Present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 37
1999–April 8, 2014
Succeeded by
Jeff Jackson (D)