Sidney Pierce III

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Sidney Pierce III
Former candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 5
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolGates County High School, 2006
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University, 2010
ProfessionDirector of Sunbury Ruritan Club
Sidney Pierce III was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 5 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.


Pierce earned his B.S. in Political Science from North Carolina State University in 2010. His professional experience includes serving as director of the Sunbury Ruritan Club.[1]


Campaign themes


In an article with the Roanoke-Chowan News Herald, Pierce supports the following:[2]

Family values

  • Excerpt: "As a Christian, I am a firm supporter of marriage (that being one man and one woman). I vehemently oppose abortion (an institution of murder) and I pledge that if elected, that I will do everything I can to end this institution of murder."

State sovereignty

  • Excerpt: "Pierce said, if elected, one of his priorities will be to restore state authority and sovereignty over the areas of energy, education, commerce and healthcare. For too long we have let the intellectually challenged in Washington D.C. (both Democrats and Republicans) govern us in those areas. The politicians in Washington D.C. have proven that they are incompetent and lack the ability to govern. It is therefore in our interest to remove from them these areas of governance and give them to the states, where they can be governed in a competent manner."


  • Excerpt: "My other priorities, should I get elected, will be to eliminate the income tax, reduce the sales tax if possible and reform the gas tax and local property taxes. I would support implementing ‘Constitutional carry’ in the state and will work towards eliminating all sanctuary cities in North Carolina."


  • Excerpt: "The U.S. Constitution does not grant any enumerated right or authority for the Federal government to regulate healthcare in this country. I do not obey unconstitutional laws, because such laws are illegal. In addition, as a Christian, I refuse to recognize the Federal government as any kind of sovereign over my health. I will recognize only one sovereign over my health and that is God, Himself. I am encouraging everyone reading this to join me, in civil disobedience to this unconstitutional, tyrannical, unjust and illegal law, by refusing to sign up for Obamacare."



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Howard Hunter III defeated incumbent Annie Mobley in the Democratic primary, while Sidney Pierce III was unopposed in the Republican primary. Hunter defeated Pierce in the general election.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 5 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Hunter 68.6% 14,430
     Republican Sidney Pierce 31.4% 6,620
Total Votes 21,050
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 5 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHoward Hunter III 58.9% 5,248
Annie Mobley Incumbent 41.1% 3,664
Total Votes 8,912

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