|North Carolina House of Representatives District 34|
|2003 - 2013|
|Years in position||11|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
On May 1, 2013, Ross announced her resignation from the House to become general counsel for Triangle Transit. House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) announced on May 29, 2013 that Ross would officially leave on June 1, 2013.
Ross earned her bachelor's degree from Brown University in 1985. She received her law degree from the University of North Carolina Law School in 1990. She is an attorney, business ethics consultant and senior lecturing fellow. Ross is married to Steve Wrinn.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ross served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Ethics, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ross served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ross served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform|
|• Judiciary I|
|• Pensions and Retirement|
|• Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House|
Ross ran for re-election in 2012. Redistricting moved her to District 34. She 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 34, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Deborah Ross Incumbent||97.4%||32,206|
On November 2, 2010, Ross won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition but was challenged by Madison Shook (R) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 38 (2010)|
|Deborah Ross (D)||14,093||65.63%|
|Madison Shook (R)||7,382||34.37%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 38|
|Deborah Ross (D)||26,754|
|Susan J. Hogarth (L)||4,764|
Comprehensive donor information for Ross is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Ross raised a total of $575,527 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 21, 2013.
|Deborah Ross's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House, District 34||$133,532|
|2010||North Carolina House, District 38||$93,667|
|2008||North Carolina House, District 38||$88,878|
|2006||North Carolina House, District 38||$89,754|
|2004||North Carolina House, District 38||$94,028|
|2002||North Carolina House, District 38||$75,668|
|Grand Total Raised||$575,527|
2012Ross won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ross raised a total of $133,532.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deborah Ross's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$8,000|
|Goodmon, James F.||$5,000|
|Edmisten, Linda H.||$2,250|
|Debnam, C. Dean||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$133,532|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2010, a year in which Ross was up for re-election, she collected $93,667 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Deborah Ross's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Advocates For Justice||$4,000|
|North Carolina Democratic House Cmte||$3,303|
|North Carolina Dental Society||$3,250|
|Bank Of America||$3,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$93,667|
In 2008, Ross collected $88,878 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|NORTH CAROLINA ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE||$6,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC HOUSE CMTE||$5,454|
|CITIZENS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION||$4,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY||$3,000|
|BANK OF AMERICA||$2,000|
|ABRAMS, MARGARET S||$2,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Deborah + Ross + North + Carolina + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Campaign website
- North Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Deborah Ross
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Facebook profile
- WRAL, "Rep. Deborah Ross stepping down," May 1, 2013. Retrieved May 2, 2013
- News Observer, "Rep. Deborah Ross officially leaves office Saturday," May 29, 2013. Retrieved May 30, 2013
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," accessed March 5, 2012
- Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- North Carolina House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- "2008 campaign contributions"
- Follow the Money, "Ross, Deborah K," accessed December 21, 2013
- 2010 campaign contributions
- [http:http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=99542 2008 contributions]
|North Carolina House - District 38
| Succeeded by|
Yvonne Lewis Holley (D)
Grier Martin (D)
|North Carolina House - District 34
| Succeeded by|
Grier Martin (D)
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