William E. Osborne
|Former candidate for|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 65|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Morehead High School|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina - Greensboro|
|Master's||East Tennessee State University|
Osborne's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "With the influence of special interest money controlling the actions of the NC General Assembly in combination with unprecedented overreach into the actions of local government, as well as the inability to carry out basic oversight and financial management, I believe it is now time to impose TERM LIMITS on elected members of the NC General Assembly."
- Excerpt: "I support full accountability for all schools using taxpayer dollars."
- Excerpt: "William Osborne supports a moratorium on fracking until a complete review of “objective” scientific evidence is evaluated, including research currently being conducted at Duke University and other research centers."
Job Creation and Economic Development
- Excerpt: "Our state needs to look at public private partnerships that serve the best interest of the state and the people."
- Excerpt: "I will support the expansion of Medicaid to low income workers. This program is designed to help people who have a job and are not earning enough to support their family and still be able to afford health care insurance."
Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate 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 Phil Berger was unopposed in the Republican primary, while William E. Osborne was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Berger defeated Osborne in the general election.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 26 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Phil Berger Incumbent||59.2%||40,352|
Osborne ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 65. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. He was defeated by Bert Jones in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 65, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Bert Jones Incumbent||59.5%||21,324|
|Democratic||William E. Osborne||40.5%||14,534|
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- North Carolina State Senate
- North Carolina State Legislature
- North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014
- North Carolina State Senate District 26
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Profile from Follow the Money
- William Osborne on Facebook
- William Osborne on Twitter
- electwosborne.com, "Issues," accessed August 18, 2014 (dead link)
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed August 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "05/06/2014 Official Primary Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "11/04/2014 Official General Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 General Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
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