Jean Farmer-Butterfield

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Jean Farmer-Butterfield
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 24
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEast Carolina University, 1970
Master'sEast Carolina University, 1971
Personal
ProfessionConsultant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jean Farmer-Butterfield is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 24. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002. Farmer-Butterfield has served as a Majority Whip since 2006.

Biography

Farmer-Butterfield earned her B.A. and her M.A. from East Carolina University. She also did advance study at the School of Law at NCCU as well as North Carolina State University towards a Doctorate in Administration and Supervision. Her professional experience includes working as a consultant and health and human services professional.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Farmer-Butterfield served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Commerce and Job Development
Ethics
Health and Human Services, Vice-chair
Judiciary
Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Farmer-Butterfield served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Farmer-Butterfield served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 6, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Jean Farmer-Butterfield will face Mark Bibbs in the Democratic primary.[2][3]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Farmer-Butterfield ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in both the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJean Farmer-Butterfield Incumbent 100% 28,724
Total Votes 28,724

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Farmer-Butterfield won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition and defeated Claiborne Holtzman in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 24 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Jean Farmer-Butterfield (D) 12,682 64.84%
Claiborne Holtzman (R) 6,878 35.16%

2008

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2008
See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Farmer-Butterfield won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[6] $31,882 was raised for this campaign.[7] She ran unopposed.

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jean Farmer-Butterfield (D) 23,108

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Farmer-Butterfield is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Farmer-Butterfield raised a total of $134,524 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[8]

Jean Farmer-Butterfield's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $9,797
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $19,930
2008 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $31,882
2006 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $19,200
2004 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $21,489
2002 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $32,226
Grand Total Raised $134,524

2012

Farmer-Butterfield won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Farmer-Butterfield raised a total of $9,797.

2010

Farmer-Butterfield won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Farmer-Butterfield raised a total of $19,930.

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Farmer-Butterfield's endorsements include the following:[9][10]

  • Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Central NC
  • State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC)

Personal

Farmer-Butterfield currently resides in Wilson, North Carolina.

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Preceded by
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North Carolina House - District 24
2011–present
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