Julia Boseman

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Julia Boseman
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North Carolina State Senate District 9
Former senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney
Julia Boseman was a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 9. She was the first openly gay person elected to the General Assembly in North Carolina.[1]

Boseman was Commissioner for the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners from 2000 to 2004. She joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2005 and served in that position until 2011, representing the 9th District.


Boseman earned her B.S. in Finance from the University of North Carolina - Wilmington in 1989. She then received her J.D. from North Carolina Central University in 1992. (citation?)

Committee assignments

While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Boseman served on the following committees:


2010 judicial bid

Boseman ran for a judgeship on the North Carolina 5th Judicial District in 2010,[2] but lost in the primary.[3] Boseman did not seek re-election to the Senate.


Boseman did not seek re-election to the Senate.


On November 4, 2008, Boseman was re-elected to the 9th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Michael Lee (R).[4] Boseman raised $819,499 for her campaign, while Lee raised $262,372.[5]

North Carolina Senate, District 9 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Julia Boseman (D) 50,516
Michael Lee (R) 47,244

Campaign donors


In 2008, Boseman collected $819,499 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Democratic Senate CMTE $531,152
North Carolina Democratic Party $26,014
North Carolina Advocates for Justice $8,000
Citizens for Higher Education $8,000
Gay & Lesbian Victory Fund $7,900

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Political offices
Preceded by
North Carolina State Senate District 9
Succeeded by
Thomas Goolsby (R)