Steve Unger

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Steve Unger
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Former candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 16
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Steve Unger was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 16 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Unger's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Education

  • Excerpt: "I will make it a priority to produce, recruit, and retain highly qualified educators at all levels to insure that our citizens receive an outstanding education. The way in which we compensate our educators should reflect our respect for the teaching profession."

Environment

  • Excerpt: "As a candidate, I have made protecting and preserving our environment to be a key campaign issue. This includes wise stewardship and protection of our air quality, waterways, farmlands, forests, wetlands, watersheds, and barrier islands."

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "I will work closely with businesses and economic development organizations to help bring new jobs to Pender and Onslow counties by smart recruitment and showcasing our area assets including great schools, a clean environment and educated workforce."

Health

  • Excerpt: "Every person should be entitled to basic health care, regardless of income or geographic location. To that end I support the Affordable Care Act commonly referred to as Obamacare – that has been the law of the land since March 2010."

Human Rights

  • Excerpt: "As your representative, I pledge to fight discrimination in all forms— whether based on race, sex, ethnicity, national origin, language, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or disability."

Elections

2014

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. Incumbent Chris Millis was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Steve Unger was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Millis defeated Unger in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 16 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Millis Incumbent 66.5% 14,049
     Democratic Steve Unger 33.5% 7,091
Total Votes 21,140

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