|North Carolina State Senate District 22|
|2003 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|First elected||November 5, 2002|
|Date of birth||November 3, 1929|
|Place of birth||Jackson Springs, North Carolina|
Blake was Vice Chair/Member of the Moore County School Board from 1970 to 1976. He served as candidate of the United States House of Representatives from 1985 to 1986.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Blake served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Blake served on these committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Finance Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State Senate
|North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 22 (2010)|
|Harris Blake (R)||38,331||100%|
He defeated challenger Richard Morgan (R) in the primary election on May 4, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Blake was re-elected to the 22nd District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Abraham Oudeh (D). Blake raised $46,699 for his campaign, while Oudeh raised $48,630.
|North Carolina Senate, District 22 (2008)|
|Harris Blake (R)||50,111|
|Abraham Oudeh (D)||33,033|
In 2010, Blake collected $53,543 in donations.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Harris Blake's campaign in 2010|
|Phil Berger Campaign||$4,000|
|Moore County Republican Men||$2,000|
|North Carolina Farm Bureau||$2,000|
|North Carolina Hospital Association||$1,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$53,543|
In 2008, Blake collected $46,699 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$4,000|
|North Carolina Association of Rural Electric Cooperatives||$2,250|
|Apodaca for North Carolina Senate CMTE||$2,000|
|Branch Banking & Trust Corp||$2,000|
Blake attended Elon College.
Blake has worked as Director of Channel 40 TV and Carolina Bank. He used to be President of Blake-Kirby Corporation. In 1980 he was Director of the Executive Committee of First Federal Savings. He was then the President of Pinehurst Hardware in 1982. He worked as Associate Administrator for Farmers Home Administration of the United States Department of Agriculture from 1985 to 1986. He then worked as Secretary/Treasurer of Colonial Abrasives in 1995. In 2000 he was President of Pinehurst South Realty.
Blake and his wife Barbara have one child.
- Senator Blakes' campaign
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- Senator Blake's State Surge
- Senator Blake's facebook
- General Election Results
- 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 22
| Succeeded by|
Mike Woodard (D)