Joe Sam Queen
|Joe Sam Queen|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 119|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|North Carolina State Senate District 47|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina State University|
|Master's||North Carolina State University|
|Birthday||August 18, 1950|
Queen served in the North Carolina State Senate from 2003 to 2011.
Queen earned his B.A. and M.A. in Architecture from North Carolina State University. He is an architect.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Queen served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs|
While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Queen served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources|
|• Appropriations/Base Budget|
|• Education/Higher Education|
|• Health Care|
|• Judiciary II|
|• Pensions & Retirement & Aging|
|• State and Local Government|
Joe Sam Queen supports green energy, but opposes building wind farms in his district.
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 Joe Sam Queen is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Aaron Littlefield will face Mike Clampitt and Dodie Allen in the Republican primary.
Queen ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 119. He defeated Danny E. Davis in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Queen defeated Mike Clampitt (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 119 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Joe Sam Queen||51.7%||16,679|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 119 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Joe Sam Queen||50.1%||4,993|
|Danny E. Davis||49.9%||4,975|
Queen was not opposed in the primary on May 4, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Queen was re-elected to the 47th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Keith Presnell (R). Queen raised $726,325 for his campaign, while Presnell raised $111,870.
|North Carolina Senate, District 47 (2008)|
|Joe Sam Queen (D)||41,736|
|Keith Presnell (R)||36,144|
Comprehensive donor information for Queen is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Queen raised a total of $3,255,181 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 4, 2013.
|Joe Sam Queen's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 119||$128,871|
|2010||North Carolina State Senate, District 47||$743,697|
|2008||North Carolina State Senate, District 47||$540,740|
|2006||North Carolina State Senate, District 47||$659,163|
|2004||North Carolina State Senate, District 47||$699,593|
|2002||North Carolina State Senate, District 47||$483,117|
|Grand Total Raised||$3,255,181|
2012Queen won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Queen raised a total of $128,871.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Joe Sam Queen's campaign in 2012|
|Queen, Joe Sam||$76,534|
|North Carolina Democratic Party||$27,059|
|Lappas Jr, Theodore||$2,000|
|Okeefe, Brenda S||$1,500|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$128,871|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Queen and his wife, Kate, have two children.
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- North Carolina House of Representatives
- House Committees
- North Carolina General Assembly
- North Carolina state legislative districts
- Profile from the North Carolina House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Senator Queen State Surge
- Carolina Journal, "Joe Sam Queen running against the wind in Senate 47," October 7, 2010
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 10, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 10, 2014
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," accessed March 5, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed June 22, 2012
- General Election Results
- 2010 North Carolina Primary Election Results
- 2008 election results, North Carolina Senate
- North Carolina Senate spending, 2008
- followthemoney.org, "Queen, Joe Sam" Accessed September 4, 2013
|North Carolina State Senate District 47
| Succeeded by|
Ralph E. Hise, Jr. (R)
Robert Phillip Haire (D)
|North Carolina State Senate District 119
| Succeeded by|