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Doug Berger

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Doug Berger
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North Carolina State Senate District 7
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
J.D.University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
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Doug Berger is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 7 from 2005 to 2013.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Berger served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Berger served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Berger ran for re-election in District 18. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8. He was defeated by Chad Barefoot in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

North Carolina State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChad Barefoot 55.9% 51,873
     Democratic Doug Berger Incumbent 44.1% 40,897
Total Votes 92,770

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Berger won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 7, defeating Michael Schriver (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2] Jones defeated Democratic primary challenger Ronald R. Alligood on May 4, 2010.[3]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 7 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Doug Berger (D) 27,084 51.80%
Michael Schriver (R) 25,206 48.20%

2008

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).[4] Berger raised $93,075 for his campaign, while Stires raised $14,333 and Howe did not raise any money.[5]

North Carolina Senate, District 7 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Doug Berger (D) 48,874
Chuck Stires (R) 28,588
Kira Howe (L) 2,331

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Berger collected $205,186 in donations.[6]

2008

In 2008, Berger collected $93,075 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Advocates for Justice $6,000
Service Employees International Union $4,000
State Employees Association of North Carolina $4,000
Gene Minton $4,000
Gary Oyster $3,688

Personal

Berger earned his B.A. from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill. He then received his J.D. 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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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 7
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Louis Pate (R)