|North Carolina State Senate District 32|
|1999 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 3, 1998|
|Bachelor's||University of Georgia (1964)|
|Associate's||Sullins College (1962)|
|Master's||University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill (1967)|
|Birthday||January 17, 1943|
|Place of birth||Atlanta, Georgia|
|Profession||Regional Administrator, AOCL|
Garrou was a candidate for the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1996.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Garrou served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget
- Education/Higher Education
- Insurance Committee
- Pensions & Retirement & Aging
- Rules and Operations of the Senate
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Garrou served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Finance Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Pensions & Retirement & Aging Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 32 (2010)|
|Linda Garrou (D)||24,125||65.37%|
|Nathan Jones (R)||12,780||34.63%|
Garrou defeated Democratic primary challenger Edward (Ed) Hanes on May 4, 2010.
In 2010, Garrou collected $310,683 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Linda Garrou's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Democratic Party||$10,892|
|John Burress III||$8,000|
|Piedmont Triad Anesthesia||$8,000|
|Cmte To Elect Tony Rand||$8,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$310,683|
In 2008, Garrou collected $256,052 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|RJ Reynolds Tobacco||$8,000|
|Citizens for Higher Education||$8,000|
|North Carolina Home Builders Association||$6,500|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$6,000|
Garrou earned her AA from Sullins College in 1962. She went on to receive his BSED from the University of Georgia in 1964. She then earned her MAT from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1967.
Garrou was a Social Studies Teacher at Jordan High School from 1964 to 1966. She was then an Assistant Administrator for Forsyth County Juvenile Justice Council from 1972 to 1981. She then worked as District Administrator for AOCL from 1987 to 1994. She has been Regional Administrator for AOCL from 1994 to the present.
Garrou has a husband, John.
- Senator Garrou's campaign
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- Senator Garrou State Surge
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|North Carolina State Senate District 32
| Succeeded by|
Earline Parmon (D)