|North Carolina State Senate District 47|
| January 26, 2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position ||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Appalachian State University (2000)|
|Master's||North Carolina State University (2003)|
is a Republican
member of the North Carolina State Senate
, representing District 47. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
Hise earned his Bachelor's degree in Statistics from Appalachian State University in 2000. He later earned a Master's degree in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University in 2003. Hise is currently the Mayor of the Town of Spruce Pine and an institutional planning and assessment officer at Mayland Community College.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hise served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hise served on these committees:
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012
Hise ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary and defeated Phil Feagan (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 47, General Election, 2012
||Ralph Hise Incumbent
|| Phil Feagan
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010
Hise won election to the North Carolina State Senate District 47 in the November 2 general election. Hise defeated incumbent Joe Sam Queen (D).
| North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 47 (2010)
| Ralph Hise (R)
| Joe Sam Queen (D)
| North Carolina State Senate Republican Primary, District 47 (2010)
| Ralph Hise
| Tamera Frank
| Andrew Webb
Comprehensive donor information for Hise is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hise raised a total of $965,167 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.
Hise won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hise raised a total of $417,980
|North Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ralph Hise's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Republican Party||$260,129|
|Eli Lilly & Co||$11,000|
|Asheville Anesthesia Associates||$8,000|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$417,980|
|Source:Follow the Money
Hise and his wife, Linn, have two children.
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| Political offices
Joe Sam Queen (D)
|North Carolina State Senate District 47
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