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|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 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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- Official North Carolina State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2000
- Senator Berger's State Surge
- Senator Berger's facebook
- North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate lists," accessed March 9, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Results," accessed August 14, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2010 Primary Election Results," accessed August 14, 2014
- 2008 election results, North Carolina Senate
- Follow the Money, "North Carolina Senate spending, 2008," accessed August 14, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed December 18, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2008 campaign contributions," accessed December 18, 2014
|North Carolina State Senate District 7
| Succeeded by|
Louis Pate (R)