|North Carolina State Senate District 31|
|January 10, 2014-present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Appointed||January 10, 2014|
|Profession||Small business owner|
Krawiec's professional experience includes owning a commercial Real Estate Development company with her husband.
Krawiec's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Our rights come from Almighty God. They are not handed down by an all powerful Government."
- Excerpt: "The right to life is not debatable. I have always been an advocate for the unborn and I will continue to do all in my power to protect every life. I believe God has a purpose for every life and I am committed to life from conception to natural death."
The Economy - Jobs, Jobs, Jobs
- Excerpt: "It’s important to protect an individuals’ right to work and to keep their own earnings. We must focus on improving North Carolina’s economy. Advances have been made in the past year, but there is more to do. Continuing to reduce regulations, creating a business friendly environment, will help our economy to keep growing and enable North Carolinians to prosper by getting back to work."
- Excerpt: "Teacher Pay - The recent increase in starting teacher pay is a first step in an ongoing process and will help to retain good teachers. I will work hard toward additional teacher pay increases."
- Excerpt: "School Choice – I am proud to have played an active role in passing School Choice legislation. Parents can best determine where their children should attend school. Low income students can now attend private schools if the families so choose."
- Excerpt: "Common Core – Top down education doesn’t work. North Carolina needs NC standards and not federally mandated standards. Common Core must go."
- Excerpt: "The Second Amendment directly follows the first...for a reason. The framers knew that the 2nd Amendment protects all the others. The Right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed. The intent is clear and I will do all in my power to protect those rights."
Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate 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 Joyce Krawiec defeated Dempsey Brewer and Steve Wiles in the Republican primary, while John K. Motsinger, Sr. was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Krawiec defeated Motsinger in the general election.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 31 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Joyce Krawiec Incumbent||64.8%||45,915|
|Democratic||John Motsinger, Sr.||35.2%||24,922|
|North Carolina State Senate, District 31 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Joyce Krawiec Incumbent||43.8%||7,942|
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- Environment North Carolina: 2014 Legislative Scorecard
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- N.C. Values Coalition: 2014 Pro-family Scorecard
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- North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare: 2014 Legislative Report Cards
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Krawiec and her husband, Ray, have two children.
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- www.newsobserver.com, "Joyce Krawiec nominated to replace Sen. Brunstetter," accessed January 13, 2014
- Campaign website, "Meet Joyce Krawiec," accessed March 25, 2014
- Campaign website, "Solutions," accessed March 25, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed August 12, 2014
Peter S. Brunstetter (R)
|North Carolina State Senate District 31
January 10, 2014–present
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