|North Carolina House of Representatives District 108|
|2010 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Vice President, Defense Technologies|
He first worked in Corrugated Converting, and spent 25 years in the industry, working his way from a layout and design specialist to a CEO. After retiring from the industry, he began working in the defense industry and in 2003 he became the Vice President of North Carolina Operations for Defense Technologies, Inc., where he currently serves as the Corporate VP for Business Development. In his political career, he has been the chairman of the Gaston County Republican Party and the Gaston County Commissioner.
Torbett has lived in Stanley for the last 23 years with his wife and their daughter.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Torbett served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Vice-chair|
|• Commerce and Job Development, Vice-chair|
|• Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs|
|• Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Torbett served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs, Vice-chair|
Torbett ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 108 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||John Torbett Incumbent||100%||21,933|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 108 (2010)|
|John Torbett (R)||15,034||100%|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Torbett raised a total of $2,700 in campaign contributions.
His three largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:
|Gaston Anesthesia Associates||$1,000|
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$500|
|North Carolina Auto Dealers Association||$500|
Torbett is married and has one child.
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- NC House passes rollback of building energy codes - WBTV
- NC House seeks rollback of building energy codes - News & Observer
- North Carolina lawmakers nearing 'crossover' deadline - abc11.com
- NC lawmakers nearing 'crossover' deadline - GoErie.com
- Energy code rollback advances - WRAL.com
- New highway funding formula gets tentative House nod - WRAL.com
- Legislators give opponents of ferry tolls some hope - Havelock News
- State legislators to attend ferry meeting in Oriental - Havelock News
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- John Torbett's official campaign website
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010
- John Torbett on LinkedIn
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