Curtis Blackwood

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Curtis Blackwood
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 68
Former representative
Term in office began
2003
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Republican
Profession Owner/Manager Rental Property
Curtis Blackwood (b. October 17, 1942) was a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He represented the 68th District from 2003-2011.

Blackwood received his Bachelor of Arts in History from the University of Georgia in 1965. He earned his Master's degree in Educational Administration from Ohio University in 1967. He was granted an Education Doctorate in Curriculum and Administration from the University of Georgia in 1972. He was a principal and teacher from 1965 to 1983, and has been a current small business owner since 1980. He and his wife, Audrey, have two children, Ken and Emily.

On February 4, 2009, John Blust, Curtis Blackwood, William A. Current, Sr., Timothy K. Moore and Edgar V. Starnes introduced North Carolina House Bill 47 (2009), which would establish ballot initiatives in that state. Under HB 47, initiatives would need the signatures of 20 percent of those who voted in the last gubernatorial election.[1]

If the bill passes, the voters would vote in November 2010 on whether they want the initiative.

Committee assignments

  • Subcommittee on Pre-School, Elementary and Secondary Education

Elections

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Blackwood did not run for re-election to the 68th District seat in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Blackwood won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[2] $48,359 was raised for this campaign.[3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 68
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Curtis Blackwood (R) 38,071
C. Michael Cognac (D) 20,767

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Blackwood collected $48,359 in donations.[4]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
BLACKWOOD JR, J CURTIS $10,000
LUDDY, ROBERT L $4,000
DUKE ENERGY $2,000
GROVES, J RANDALL $2,000
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES $1,800
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $1,500

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