North Carolina House of Representatives District 74

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North Carolina House of Representatives District 74
Current incumbentDebra Conrad Republican Party
Population80,474
Race82.34% White, 10.78% Black, 0.43% Native American, 1.17% Asian/Pacific Islander, 3.51% Single Race Other, 1.76% Multi-Race
Ethnicity6.99% Hispanic, 93.01% Non-Hispanic
Voting age76.6% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's seventy-fourth state house district is represented by Republican Representative Debra Conrad.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 80,474 civilians reside within North Carolina's seventy-fourth state house district.[1] North Carolina state representatives represent an average of 79,462 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 67,078 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the North Carolina House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. North Carolina legislators assume office the first day of the new General Assembly in January.

Qualifications

Article 2, Section 7 of the North Carolina Constitution states: Each Representative, at the time of his election, shall be a qualified voter of the State, and shall have resided in the district for which he is chosen for one year immediately preceding his election.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the North Carolina Legislature are paid $13,951/year. Per diem is $104/day set by statute. Legislators are allowed up to $559/month for expenses.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the Governor is responsible for selecting a replacement.[5][6] When making the appointment, the Governor must make the selection from a list of recommended candidates submitted by the political party committee that holds the vacant seat.[7] The appointment must be made by the Governor within seven days of receiving the list of recommended candidates. The person selected to the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.[6]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

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 Debra Conrad was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Mary Dickinson was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dickinson and Conrad will face off in the general election.[8][9]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on May 8, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 29, 2012. Debra Conrad (R) defeated David W. Moore (D) in the general election and Glenn L. Cobb and District 73 incumbent Larry Brown in the Republican primary. Moore defeated John C. Gladman in the Democratic primary.[10][11][12]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 74, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Conrad 64.4% 26,616
     Democratic David W. Moore 35.6% 14,742
Total Votes 41,358
North Carolina House of Representatives District 74 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Conrad 42.8% 4,679
Larry R. Brown Incumbent 29.2% 3,197
Glenn L. Cobb 28% 3,065
Total Votes 10,941

Campaign contributions

Since 2000, candidates for North Carolina House of Representatives District 74 have raised a total of $474,207. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $20,618 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, North Carolina House of Representatives District 74
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $130,409 5 $26,082
2010 $104,642 2 $52,321
2008 $-66,411 2 $-33,206
2006 $-1,222 1 $-1,222
2004 $195,605 8 $24,451
2002 $44,848 3 $14,949
2000 $66,336 2 $33,168
Total $474,207 23 $20,618

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