|North Carolina House of Representatives District 80|
|July 15, 2013 - January 1, 2015|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed||July 15, 2013|
|Treasurer of the Davidson County Republican Party|
|Bachelor's||Wake Forest University, 2005|
Younts served as Treasurer of the Davidson County Republican Party from 2009 until 2013.
Younts earned his B.A. degree in Political Science from Wake Forest University in 2005. His professional experience includes working as a trust analyst.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Younts served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Public Utilities and Energy|
Younts's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Roger’s priorities will be:
- Excerpt: "Stopping Obamacare in North Carolina and Protecting North Carolinian’s from its harmful effects."
- Excerpt: "Cutting wasteful spending, reducing the size of government, and getting the government out of our day-to-day lives."
- Excerpt: "Continuing to reduce taxes and regulations on NC business and families encouraging private sector economic growth and job creation."
- Excerpt: "Defending traditional marriage."
- Excerpt: "Protecting our 2nd Amendment Rights."
- Excerpt: "Standing up for the right to life."
- Excerpt: "Strengthen our public schools, stop common core, and expand local control over education while financially rewarding high performing teachers and giving parents more choices in education."
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives 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. Sam Watford defeated incumbent Roger Younts in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 80 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Roger Younts Incumbent||45.5%||2,679|
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In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly was in session from January 9 to July 26. In 2014, the North Carolina General Assembly will be in session from May 14 through a date to be determined by the legislature.
- North Carolina League of Conservation Voters: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on their votes on environment and conservation issues.
- The American Conservative Union: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on their votes on key conservative issues.
- Civitas Action: 2013 Full Rankings
- Legislators are scored on their votes on key conservative issues and ideals.
- Environment North Carolina: 2013 Legislative Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on their votes on key environmental issues.
- Environment North Carolina: 2014 Legislative Scorecard
- Democracy North Carolina: 2013 Legislative Report Card
- Legislators are scored on their votes on 20 bills picked by the organization that they consider the worst of the session.
- N.C. Values Coalition: 2014 Pro-family Scorecard
- Legislators are scored on their votes on bills relating to pro-family and Biblical values.
- North Carolina Voters for Animal Welfare: 2014 Legislative Report Cards
- Legislators are scored on their votes on bills relating to animal welfare, sponsoring animal welfare bills, completing the NCVAW survey and responsiveness to animal advocates constituents.
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- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Roger Younts on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Ncleg.net, "Representative Roger Younts (Rep)," accessed July 15, 2013
- Official campaign website, "About Roger," accessed April 21, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Issues," accessed April 21, 2014
- 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
Jerry Dockham (R)
|North Carolina House - District 80
July 15, 2013–January 1, 2015
| Succeeded by|
Sam Watford (R)
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