Fern Shubert

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Fern Shubert
Fern Shubert.jpg
Former candidate for
North Carolina Auditor
Bachelor'sDuke University (1969)
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Campaign website
Fern Shubert (b. August 30, 1947) was a Republican candidate for North Carolina Auditor in the 2012 elections.
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Shubert is a Certified Public Accountant. She first worked as a CPA for Arthur Andersen & Company beginning in 1969. Since then she worked for various employers until 1991, when she opened her own CPA office in Marshville.

Shubert was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1994, 1996 and 2000, and elected to the state Senate in 2002.[1] In 2004, she unsuccessfully ran for governor and lost her bid in 2010 to return to the state Senate.[2]


  • BA in Business Administration, Duke University, 1969


  • 1997: Accountant Advocate of the Year Award from the US Small Business Administration at the State, Regional & National levels
  • 1996: NCEITA 21 Award for Government Service from the NC Electronics & Information Technology Association[3]



See also: North Carolina down ballot state executive elections, 2012

Shubert ran for North Carolina Auditor in 2012. She lost against Joseph Hank DeBragga, Greg Dority, Debra Goldman, and Rudy Wright in the Republican primary on May 8.[4] Incumbent Beth Wood was unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.

North Carolina Auditor, Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDebra Goldman 34.4% 235,914
Green check mark transparent.pngGreg Dority 23.8% 163,528
Fern Shubert 18.4% 126,215
Rudy Wright 15.6% 107,323
Joseph Hank DeBragga 7.8% 53,727
Total Votes 686,707


  • Independent Weekly[5]


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Shubert ran for the District 35 seat in the North Carolina State Senate in 2010. She lost in the May 4 primary to Tommy Tucker.[6]

North Carolina State Senate District 35 Republican Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Tucker 56.6% 7,471
Fern Shubert 43.4% 5,723
Total Votes 13,194


Shubert ran for North Carolina Governor in 2004. She placed fifth in the July 20 primary.[7]

North Carolina Governor Republican Primary, 2004
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPatrick J. Ballantine 30.4% 110,726
Richard Vinroot 30% 109,217
Bill Cobey 26.7% 97,461
Dan Barrett 5.2% 19,097
Fern H. Shubert 4% 14,445
George W. Little 3.7% 13,474
Total Votes 364,420


Shubert was elected to District 35 of the North Carolina State Senate in 2002. She defeated Democrat Frank McGuirt in the general election on November 5, 2002.[8]

North Carolina State Senate District 35 general election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFern Shubert 66.7% 33,822
     Democratic Frank McGuirt 33.3% 16,903
Total Votes 50,725

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