Lucy Allen

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Lucy Allen
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North Carolina Utilities Commissioner
Former officeholder
In office
April 12, 2010 - June 30, 2013
PartyNonpartisan
Compensation
Base salary$137,203
Elections and appointments
AppointedApril 12, 2010
Appointed byGov. Bev Perdue (D)
Campaign $$485,096
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives
2003 - April 2010
Education
Bachelor'sMeredith College
Personal
Place of birthLouisburg, North Carolina
Websites
Office website
Lucy Allen is a former Commissioner of the North Carolina Utilities Commission, serving from 2010-2013. She was previously a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. She represented District 49 from 2003-April 2010 when she resigned to become a commissioner.[1]
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Biography

Allen was born in Louisburg, North Carolina. She attended Duke University and Meredith College, graduating from Meredith College with a B.A. in English. After college, she taught middle school language arts and served for eight years on the Franklin County Board of Education.

Allen served as Mayor of Louisburg for 16 years, and owns and operates the town's municipal electric system. In 2002, she was elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives and served four consecutive terms.[2]

Education

  • B.A., English, Meredith College

Political career

North Carolina Utilities Commission (2010-2013)

Allen served on the North Carolina Utilities Commission from 2010-2013.[2]

State House of Representatives (2003-2010)

Allen served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 2003 until April 2010, when she was appointed to the North Carolina Utilities Commission.[2]

Elections/Appointments

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Allen did not seek re-election due to her appointment to the North Carolina Utilities Commission by Gov. Beverly Perdue (D) on April 12, 2010.[2] She was replaced on the ballot by John May.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Allen won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[3]$87,390 was raised for this campaign.[4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 49, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngLucy Allen Incumbent 58.6% 19,598
     Republican Keith Shearon 41.4% 13,852
Total Votes 33,450

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Allen is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Allen raised a total of $485,096 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 21, 2013.[5]

Lucy Allen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2010 NC House of Representatives Not up for election $9,497
2008 NC House of Representatives Won $87,390
2006 NC House of Representatives Won $127,323
2004 NC House of Representatives Won $149,472
2002 NC House of Representatives Won $111,414
Grand Total Raised $485,096

2008

In 2008, Allen collected $87,390 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY $10,008
CITIZENS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION $8,000
NORTH CAROLINA PORK COUNCIL $2,750
CONSERVATION COUNCIL OF NORTH CAROLINA $2,500

Personal

Allen has three sons and three grandsons.

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