|North Carolina State Senate District 21|
|January 26, 2011 - January 1, 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|M.D.||Morehouse School of Medicine|
|Place of birth||Louisiana|
|Profession||Physician, Cape Fear Otolaryngology|
Mansfield received a commission in the U.S. Army through ROTC. He worked at the Womack Army Medical Center as a Battalion Medical Officer and later as the Chief of Otolaryngology Services. He was deployed to Kosovo before returning to civilian life and opening his own practice. He is currently pursuing a master's degree in health policy at UNC Chapel Hill. He attended Howard University for his bachelor's degree and then attended Morehouse School of Medicine. He and his wife Donna have two children, Erica and Thomas.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Mansfield served on these committees:
Mansfield discussed his campaign with North Carolina Now Senior Correspondent Kelly McCullen:
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 21 (2010)|
|Eric Mansfield (D)||21,004||67.61%|
|Wade Fowler (R)||10,062||32.39%|
Mansfield defeated four challengers in the Democratic primary.
|North Carolina State Senate Republican Primary, District 21 (2010)|
Mansfield's website talks about the following issues:
- Excerpt: "...I support fair and equitable tort reform, Medicaid cost and fraud control, and greater free market competition among health care providers."
- Education and Employment
- Excerpt: "I believe that meeting the challenges of employment and education in North Carolina are one in the same. Economic recovery in North Carolina will be dependent on our ability to produce a competitive work force which can retain and attract new jobs to our state."
- North Carolina’s Economic Recovery
- Excerpt: "We need a workforce which attracts businesses to Cumberland County. A highly skilled work force will drive the next generation of sustained prosperity in our county and state."
In 2010, Mansfield raised a total of $161,401 in campaign contributions.
His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina Medical Society||$12,000|
|Mansfield, Eric L||$10,000|
|Southeastern Radiology Organization||$6,000|
|Wake Emergency Physicians||$5,000|
Mansfield and his wife Donna have two children.
- Eric Mansfield's official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- My Fox 8.com, "Sen. Mansfield to run for lieutenant governor," February 12, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary election, May 8, 2012, Unofficial results," accessed May 9, 2012
- Eric Mansfield, NC Senate
- General Election Results
- Follow the Money, "2010 campaign contributions," accessed December 19, 2014
Larry Shaw (D)
|North Carolina State Senate District 21
| Succeeded by|
Ben Clark (D)