|North Carolina State Senate District 27|
|2009 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 4, 2008|
|Member, Greensboro City Council|
|1991 – 2005|
|Mayor Pro Tempore, City of Greensboro|
|1996 – 2001|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (1974)|
|Master's||American University (1976)|
|J.D.||Wake Forest State University (1979)|
|Place of birth||Greensboro, North Carolina|
Vaughan is a former Mayor Pro Tempore of the City of Greensboro. He was also a member of the Greensboro City Council from 1991 to 2005.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Vaughan served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Vaughan served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Transportation Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 27 (2010)|
|Donald Vaughan (D)||30,161||59.66%|
|Jeffery Hyde (R)||20,398||40.34%|
Vaughan was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Vaughan was elected to the 27th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Joe Wilson (R). Vaughan raised $157,744 for his campaign, while Wilson raised $11,020.
|North Carolina Senate, District 27 (2008)|
|Donald Vaughan (D)||59,609|
|Joe Wilson (R)||27,100|
In 2010, Vaughan collected $158,161 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Donald Vaughan's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Senate Democratic Caucus||$7,443|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$6,000|
|North Carolina Association Of Realtors||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$158,161|
In 2008, Vaughan collected $157,744 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$5,000|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$4,000|
|North Carolina Auto Dealers Association||$4,000|
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$4,000|
Vaughan earned his B.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He went on to receive his MPA in Public Administration from American University. He then earned his J.D. from Wake Forest State University.
Vaughan is a former Legislative Clerk for Senator Robert Morgan. He is an attorney by trade.
- Official campaign website
- Official North Carolina State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Senator Vaughan State Surge
- Senator Vaughan's facebook
|North Carolina State Senate District 27
| Succeeded by|
Trudy Wade (R)