|North Carolina House of Representatives District 61|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
He served in the U.S. Army beginning in 1957 and transitioned to the Army Reserves while he worked as a police officer for the Greensboro Police Department. He became Chief of Police in 1975 and served in that capacity until 1992. In 1994, he became the president, vice-president and owner of Coldwell Banker Triad and then launched his involvement in local politics in 2003 with his position as High Point City Council Member At-Large. During 2006 to 2007 he worked as the Mayor Pro Tem and then returned to the High Point City Council for Ward 6.
Faircloth received his A.A. and his B.S. in Management from Guilford College, and his Masters of Public Affairs from UNC-Greensboro. He lives in High Point with his wife, Linda. They have three daughters, Tammy, Laura, and Catherine, as well as three grandchildren, Jessica, Caleb, and Caroline.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Faircloth served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Faircloth served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John Faircloth Incumbent||63.8%||26,465|
On November 2, 2010 Faircloth won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. Faircloth, with 1,783 votes, defeated three opponents -- Paul Norcross (1,050), Georgia Nixon-Roney (716) and Gerald Grubb (636) in the Republican primary on May 4. Faircloth had no opponent in the November 2 general election.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 61 (2010)|
|John Faircloth (R)||18,035||100%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives May 4 Primary, District 61, 2010|
|John Faircloth (R)||1,783|
|Paul Norcross (R)||1,050|
|Georgia Nixon-Roney (R)||716|
|Gerald Grubb (R)||636|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Faircloth raised a total of $16,511 in campaign contributions.
His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$4,000|
|Faircloth Jr., Joseph A||$3,000|
|Faircloth, Linda R||$1,500|
|North Carolina Auto Dealers Association||$1,000|
|PAC Carolina Anesthesiology||$1,000|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "John + Faircloth + North Carolina + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Some bills get new life; others die - Greensboro News & Record
- Coastal Carolina baseball closes regular season with win No. 35, turns focus ... - MyrtleBeachOnline.com
- House rejects whistle-blower protections for cops, deputies - WRAL.com
- North Carolina House gives initial OK to gun rights measure - abc11.com
- Charleston Southern deals Coastal Carolina deflating loss - MyrtleBeachOnline.com
- Bill would prevent police from destroying confiscated guns - WRAL.com
- Homefront furniture - High Point Enterprise
- Editorial, May 10: Fire, aim, ready ... - Greensboro News & Record
- Our View : Housing rehab bill takes fair approach - High Point Enterprise
- Law seeks to deter 911 misuse - The Wilson Times (subscription)
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- John Faircloth's official campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
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