Jerry Dockham

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Jerry Dockham
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North Carolina Utilities Commission
Incumbent
In office
July 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
June 30, 2019
Years in position 1
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary137,203
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 2013
Appointed byGov. Pat McCrory (R)
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives District 80
1991 - June 30, 2013
Education
Bachelor'sWake Forest University (1972)
Personal
BirthdayMarch 22, 1950
Place of birthDenton, North Carolina
ProfessionInsurance Consultant
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Jerry Dockham (b. March 22, 1950) is a member of the North Carolina Utilities Commission. He has served in this role since July 1, 2013. His term expires June 30, 2019.[1]

Dockham previously served as a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 80. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990 and served until his confirmation to the NCUC in June 2013.

Biography

An insurance consultant by trade, Dockham served as proprietor of Nationwide Insurance Company in Denton, North Carolina from 1972-2010. Dockham is a Fellow of the North Carolina Institute of Political Leadership, a Trustee at Davidson County Community College, from 1987 to present, a member of the American Legislative Exchange Council and the National Conference of State Legislatures.[1]

Education

Dockham received a B.S. in Business from Wake Forest University in 1972.

Political career

North Carolina Utilities Commission (2013-Present)

Dockham has served on the North Carolina Utilities Commission since July 1, 2013.[1]

North Carolina House of Representatives (1990-2013)

Dockham was first appointed to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1990. He served for a total of 23 years.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Banking, Vice-chair
Commerce and Job Development
Education
Insurance, Chair
Public Utilities, Vice-chair
2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections/Appointments

2013

In April 2013, Dockham was nominated for the North Carolina Utilities Commission by Governor Pat McCrory (R). The House unanimously confirmed Dockham's appointment on May 29, 2013.[2] The Senate confirmed him in late June.[3][4]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dockham ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated Dick Johnson and Christy Jones in the May 8, 2012, Republican primary. He defeated Loretta M. Martin (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 80, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Dockham Incumbent 68.6% 24,080
     Democratic Loretta M. Martin 31.4% 11,009
Total Votes 35,089
North Carolina House of Representatives District 80 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Dockham Incumbent 52.5% 5,432
Christy Jones 29.8% 3,086
Dick Johnson 17.7% 1,827
Total Votes 10,345

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Dockham won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. He defeated primary opponent Richard Johnson and ran unopposed in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[8][9]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 80 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Dockham (R) 16,593 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Dockham won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[10] $40,115 was raised for this campaign.[11] He ran unopposed.

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 80
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Dockham (R) 27,537

Campaign donors

2012

Dockham won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dockham raised a total of $148,373.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Dockham's campaign in 2012
Alliance For Access To Dental Care$8,000
Nationwide$7,000
North Carolina Dental Society$6,000
North Carolina State Farm Agents & Associates$6,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina$6,000
Total Raised in 2012$148,373
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Dockham was up for re-election, he collected $78,757 in donations.[12]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jerry Dockham's campaign in 2010
Nationwide$8,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of North Carolina$5,000
Presbyterian Anesthesia Associates$4,000
North Carolina State Farm Agents & Associates$3,000
Bank Of America$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $78,757

2008

In 2008, Dockham collected $40,115 in donations.[13]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NATIONWIDE $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY $3,000
NORTH CAROLINA STATE FARM AGENTS & ASSOCIATES $3,000
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF INSURANCE & FINANCIAL ADVISORS $2,500
NORTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION $2,000
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF NORTH CAROLINA $1,750
NORTH CAROLINA AUTO DEALERS ASSOCIATION $1,500

Personal

Dockham and his wife, Louise, have two children.

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Political offices
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North Carolina House - District 80
2011–2013
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North Carolina Utilities Commission
2013 - Present
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