|North Carolina State Senate District 7|
|2005 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2004|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
|J.D.||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berger served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berger served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Judiciary II Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Doug Berger Incumbent||44.1%||40,897|
Berger won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 7, defeating Michael Schriver (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010. Jones defeated Democratic primary challenger Ronald R. Alligood on May 4, 2010.
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 7 (2010)|
|Doug Berger (D)||27,084||51.80%|
|Michael Schriver (R)||25,206||48.20%|
On November 4, 2008, Preston was re-elected to the 7th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Chuck Stires (R)and Kira Howe(L).  Berger raised $93,075 for his campaign, while Stires raised $14,333 and Howe did not raise any money. 
|North Carolina Senate, District 7 (2008)|
|Doug Berger (D)||48,874|
|Chuck Stires (R)||28,588|
|Kira Howe (L)||2,331|
In 2010, Berger collected $205,186 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Doug Berger's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Democratic Party||$43,098|
|State Employees Association Of North Carolina||$8,000|
|North Carolina Advocates For Justice||$8,000|
|Independent Insurance Agents Of North Carolina||$6,000|
|Gary Donald Oyster||$5,946|
|Total Raised in 2010||$205,186|
In 2008, Berger collected $93,075 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|North Carolina Advocates for Justice||$6,000|
|Service Employees International Union||$4,000|
|State Employees Association of North Carolina||$4,000|
Berger earned his BA from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He then received his JD from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill School of Law.
Berger was a Middle School History Teacher/Football & Tennis Coach from 1985 to 1988. He worked as Assistant District Attorney for the 11th District of North Carolina in 1990. He then worked as Assistant District Attorney for the 9th District of North Carolina from 1991 to 1994.
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- University of Massachusetts Lowell Class of 2013 - The Sun
- Mayors urge delay on airport bill - Charlotte Observer
- City consultant expands on CLT authority finding - Charlotte Business Journal (blog)
- The Morning Download: Employee Privacy Under Fire - Wall Street Journal (blog)
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- Official North Carolina State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000
- Senator Berger's State Surge
- Senator Berger's facebook
|North Carolina State Senate District 7
| Succeeded by|
Louis Pate (R)