|North Carolina House of Representatives District 113|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Transylvania County Board of Education|
|Bachelor's||U.S. Air Force Academy|
|Service/branch||U.S. Air Force|
|Years of service||1986-Present|
|Profession||Pilot/Real Estate Broker|
Whitmire received a B.S. in Civil Engineering from the U.S. Air Force Academy and his M.S. in Structural Engineering from Columbia University. Whitemire has worked as an airline pilot and real estate broker. He has achieved the rank of Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Air Force.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Whitmire served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs|
|• Public Utilities|
Whitmire's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
|“||As your representative, I will continue to fight for what is best for our region and will not fall prey to the "one size fits all" mentality of Raleigh where rural mountain areas of the state are often taken for granted. I hear over and over that we need jobs, reasonable taxes, fiscal stewardship, excellent schools, protection of personal property rights, voter integrity, protection of our 2nd Amendment rights, and ultimately a means for hard work and American ingenuity to pay off. I will continue to promote these essentials.||”|
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 Whitmire was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Norm Bossert was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bossert was defeated by Whitmire in the general election.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 113 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Chris Whitmire Incumbent||63.3%||19,594|
Whitmire ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 113. He defeated incumbent Trudi Walend in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. He defeated George Alley (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 113 General Election, 2012|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 113 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Trudi Walend Incumbent||48.9%||6,169|
Comprehensive donor information for Whitmire is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Whitmire raised a total of $18,904 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 4, 2013.
|Chris Whitmire's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 113||$18,904|
|Grand Total Raised||$18,904|
2012Whitmire won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Whitmire raised a total of $18,904.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chris Whitmire's campaign in 2012|
|Whitmire, James Christopher (Chris)||$4,629|
|Michael Dean Hager Campaign Fund||$1,013|
|North Carolina Farm Bureau||$1,000|
|Robert Rucho Cmte||$500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$18,904|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- 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
- 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
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed June 22, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Whitmire, James Christopher," accessed September 4, 2013
Trudi Walend (R)
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