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Jeff Tarte

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Jeff Tarte
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North Carolina State Senate District 41
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Illinois
Personal
ProfessionBusiness executive
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Tarte is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Tarte graduated from the University of Illinois with a Bachelor's degree in Economics. He has worked as an executive of a multimillion-dollar consulting firm.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations on General Government and Information Technology
Appropriations on Natural and Economic Resources
Commerce
Education/Higher Education
Finance
Health Care
State and Local Government

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Tarte's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Why Jeff is Running

  • Excerpt: "I am running for State Senate because I believe that our taxes are too high and our spending is not correctly prioritized on the services we need most to create lasting job growth, improve roads and create excellent schools."

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Jeff Tarte was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Latrice McRae was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tarte and McRae will face off in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Tarte ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 41. He advanced to a July 17 runoff where he defeated John Aneralla. He ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

North Carolina State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Tarte 100% 64,153
Total Votes 64,153
North Carolina State Senate District 41 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Tarte (advanced to runoff) 37.6% 6,423
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Aneralla (advanced to runoff) 36.3% 6,193
Troy Stafford 10.8% 1,837
Robby Benton 8.3% 1,423
Donald L. Copeland, Sr. 7% 1,194
Total Votes 17,070

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tarte is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Tarte raised a total of $198,071 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[7]

Jeff Tarte's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina State Senate, District 41 Won $198,071
Grand Total Raised $198,071

2012

Tarte won election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Tarte raised a total of $198,071.
North Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jeff Tarte's campaign in 2012
Tarte, Jeffery & Nancy$50,000
Tarte, Jeffery Phillip$20,000
Belk, Bv$7,855
Davis, Kathy$4,000
Morris, Deb$4,000
Total Raised in 2012$198,071
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Tarte and his wife, Nancy, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chris Carney (R)
North Carolina State Senate District 41
2013–Present
Succeeded by
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