Jim Cates

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Jim Cates
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Former candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 86
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Date of birth03/09/1938
Place of birthErwin, NC
ProfessionSubstitute Teacher
ReligionEpiscopal
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Jim Cates was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 86 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives 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 Hugh Blackwell defeated A. Bradley Scott in the Republican primary, while Jim Cates was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Scott withdrew from the race before the primary but remained on the ballot. Cates was defeated by Blackwell in the general election.[1][2]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 86 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHugh Blackwell Incumbent 63.8% 13,970
     Democratic Jim Cates 36.2% 7,926
Total Votes 21,896
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 86 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHugh Blackwell Incumbent 81.6% 3,197
A. Bradley Scott 18.4% 722
Total Votes 3,919

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cates ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 86. He defeated J. Pascal and Dan DeHart in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Cates was defeated by incumbent Hugh Blackwell in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 86, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHugh Blackwell Incumbent 60.8% 19,537
     Democratic Jim Cates 39.2% 12,584
Total Votes 32,121
North Carolina House of Representatives District 86 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Cates 46.8% 2,953
Dan DeHart 40.7% 2,568
J. Pascal 12.6% 795
Total Votes 6,316

Personal

Cates and his wife, Georgia, have two children, Bryan and Christopher.

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