Katie G. Dorsett

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Katie G. Dorsett
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North Carolina State Senate District 28
Former senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Retired Educator
Katie G. Dorsett (b. July 8, 1932) was a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 28. She served as Majority Whip.

Dorsett was on the Greensboro City Council from 1983 to 1986. She then served as County Commissioner for Guilford County from 1986 to 1993. She joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2003 and served in that position until 2011.


Dorsett earned her B.S. from Alcorn State University in 1953. She went on to receive her M.S. from Indiana University in 1955. She then earned her EdD from the University of North Carolina in 1974.

Dorsett is a retired Educator. She was an Associate Professor for North Carolina A&T State University from 1955 to 1988. She then worked as Cabinet Secretary for the North Carolina Department of Administration from 1993 to 2001.

Committee assignments

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



Dorsett did not seek re-election in 2010.


On November 4, 2008, Dorsett won re-election to the 28th District in the North Carolina State Senate. Dorsett had no challenger.[1]

Campaign donors


In 2008, Dorsett collected $63,665 in donations.[2]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Medical Society $4,000
Service Employees International Union $4,000
Lillians List of North Carolina $4,000
North Carolina Advocates for Justice $2,500
North Carolina Association of Realtors $2,000


Dorsett and her husband Warren have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
North Carolina State Senate District 28
Succeeded by
Gladys Robinson (D)