|North Carolina House of Representatives District 47|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Pembroke University|
|Bachelor's||Pembroke State University|
|Master's||Appalachian State University|
|Other||Ed., Lehigh University|
Graham earned a B.S. from Pembroke State Univeristy in 1973. He later earned a M.Ed. from Appalachian State University and an Ed. from Lehigh University. Graham founded Companion Home Care/UniMed/Stars Youth Academy and serves as the company's president. He is a retired educator who worked as a special education teacher and program director from 1978 to 2006.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture, Vice-chair|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Graham served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
Graham ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012 Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 47 (2010)|
|Charles Graham (D)||7,865||66.83%|
|Brawleigh Jason Graham (R)||3,903||33.17%|
May 4, 2010 primary
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 47, 2010|
|Ronnie Sutton Incumbent||49%||4,358|
As of October 2010, Graham had collected $1,830, all in-state. Slightly less than half his money has come from individuals. The other half came from a single $1,000 donation from EMPAC, the North Carolina State Employee's political action committee. Graham's donors are listed below:
North Carolina's State Board of Elections also made available online all campaign finance reports for Graham's campaign.
In his initial disclosure reports for his campaign, Graham reported an opening balance in his campaign account of $44,701.63.
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Graham raised a total of $16,528 in campaign contributions.
His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|State Employees Association of North Carolina||$2,400|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$1,000|
|Maynor, C A||$1,000|
Graham and his wife, Norma, have five children. They currently reside in Lumberton, North Carolina.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Charles + Graham + North Carolina + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Senate Moves Toward Showdown Over Border-Security Plan - Bloomberg
- States Pass Congressional Gun Plans - Huffington Post
- North Carolina's state education boss wants to exempt teachers from income tax - Daily Caller
- School district scanned kids' eyes without parents' consent - Daily Caller
- GOP staffer claims to live on food stamps without problems, suggests cutting more - Daily Caller
- Elbert Guillory: Democrats have ignored problems facing the black community - Daily Caller
- The Search for the Magic Fig Leaf - Daily Caller
- Gomez: I told McCain he should have left office by now - Daily Caller
- Conservatives more racist than liberals, says government-funded study - Daily Caller
- Recall of Colorado gun controller gets enough signatures - Daily Caller
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- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- Charles Graham at Follow the Money
- Facebook page
- ↑ North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 5, 2012
- ↑ Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- ↑ Sutton loses seat
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Campaign Finance Results for Committee: CHARLES GRAHAM CAMPAIGN (STA-E77NNR-C-001)", accessed September 16, 2010
- ↑ 2010 campaign contributions
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