Dollie B. Burwell

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Dollie B. Burwell
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Candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives District 32
Associate'sDurham College
ProfessionDirector of Constituent Affairs
Campaign website
Dollie B. Burwell campaign logo
Dollie B. Burwell was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 32 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Burwell's professional experience includes working as Director of Constituent Affairs for Congressman G.K. Butterfield, District Director for Congressman Frank W. Ballance, Jr., and Director of Field Services for Congresswoman Eva M. Clayton. She earned her Associate's in Business Administration from Durham College.


Campaign themes

Burwell's website highlight the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:"I will work very hard and give all of my energies to making sure that investments are made in our schools so that our children will be prepared to succeed in a competitive workforce, be able to graduate at any college or university and/or compete in a global economy. We need more good teachers, not less. I will work to pass legislation that supports and invests in our teachers."

Job Creation & The Economy

  • Excerpt:"We must put people back to work! I will focus on creating opportunities for good permanent jobs in District 32. I will support legislation that will help develop small businesses and assist existing small businesses in expanding to create more jobs."


  • Excerpt:"I will work hard to protect the gains that have been made in the areas of human rights and racial justice. I will vigorously fight to stop the assault on workers, women and families that is being waged by some of the current members of the North Carolina General Assembly."



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Burwell ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 32. She was eliminated in the primary on May 8, 2012.[2][3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives District 32 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNathan Baskerville (advanced to runoff) 39.5% 5,864
Green check mark transparent.pngJames Crawford, III (advanced to runoff) 31.1% 4,627
Dollie B. Burwell 29.4% 4,371
Total Votes 14,862



In 2012, Burwell was endorsed by the following:[5]

  • Congresswoman Clayton
  • Lillian’s List
  • Senator Doug Berger
  • Leslie Dawn McDevitt
  • The Granville County Interdenominational Ministerial Conference
  • North Carolina State AFL-CIO

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