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Erik Anderson (North Carolina)

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Erik Anderson
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Former candidate for
North Carolina State Senate, District 7
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Erik Anderson was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 7 of the North Carolina State Senate.

Anderson was a 2012 Democratic candidate for the 3rd Congressional District of North Carolina.[1] Anderson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[2] Anderson was defeated by Republican incumbent Walter Jones on November 6, 2012.[3]



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Louis Pate was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Erik Anderson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Pate defeated Anderson in the general election.[4][5][6][7]

North Carolina State Senate, District 7 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLouis Pate Incumbent 68.8% 37,323
     Democratic Erik Anderson 31.2% 16,924
Total Votes 54,247


See also: North Carolina's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Anderson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 3rd District. Anderson won the nomination on the Democratic ticket after running unopposed in the primary.[2]

The Washington Post listed the House of Representatives elections in North Carolina in 2012 as one of the states that could have determined whether Democrats retook the House or Republicans held their majority in 2013.[8] North Carolina was rated 8th on the list.[8]

U.S. House, North Carolina District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Erik Anderson 36.9% 114,314
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWalter B. Jones Incumbent 63.1% 195,571
Total Votes 309,885
Source: North Carolina State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Anderson lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Anderson's campaign committee raised a total of $30,384 and spent $30,384.[9]

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