|North Carolina House of Representatives District 59|
|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|
Hardister received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Greensboro College.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hardister served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Banking, Vice-chair|
Hardister's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
Control Spending and Lower Taxes
- "Implement zero-based budgeting."
- "Enact spending caps legislation to limit the increase in state spending to the rate of population growth and inflation."
- "Lower the tax burden on people and businesses."
Limited and Efficient Government
- "Eliminate excessive regulations that hamstring the private sector."
- "Privatize government operations where feasible. "
- "Require openness and transparency in preparation of the state budget and other legislation."
- "Encourage the growth of charter schools."
- "Channel more resources into the classrooms."
- "Give more control to parents and teachers."
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives 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 Jon Hardister was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Scott Jones was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Paul Meinhart is running as a Libertarian candidate. Hardister, Jones and Meinhart will face off in the general election.
Hardister ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 59. He defeated Sharon Kasica and Timothy Cook in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 59 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Hardister is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hardister raised a total of $139,287 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.
|Jon Hardister's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 59||$59,105|
|2010||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$80,182|
|Grand Total Raised||$139,287|
2012Hardister won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hardister raised a total of $59,105.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jon Hardister's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$59,105|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Hardister currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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- North Carolina House of Representatives
- House Committees
- North Carolina General Assembly
- North Carolina state legislative districts
- Official campaign website
- Profile from the North Carolina House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Jon Hardister on Twitter
- Campaign contributions via Follow the Money: 2012, 2010
- jonhardister.com - Issues
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results For 2014," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 General Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed June 22, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Hardister, Jonathan Yates," accessed August 30, 2013
Margaret Jeffus (D)
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