|North Carolina House of Representatives District 59|
|1991 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
Jeffus received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Guilford College in 1965. She earned her MEd from the University of North Carolina-Greensboro in 1970. She is a retired educator. She and her husband, Ted, have two children.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jeffus served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee on Education
- Subcommittee on Science and Technology
- Education Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives
- Public Utilities Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives
- Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Committee, North Carolina House of Representatives
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Jeffus served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee on Pre-School, Elementary and Secondary Education
- Financial Institutions Committee, North Carolina House
- Judiciary III Committee, North Carolina House
- Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House Committee, North Carolina House
Jeffus did not run for re-election in 2012.
On November 2, 2010, Jeffus won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition but was challenged by Theresa Yon (R) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 59 (2010)|
|Margaret Jeffus (D)||11,928||52.65%|
|Theresa Yon (R)||10,729||47.35%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 59|
|Margaret Jeffus (D)||25,193|
|Jim Rumley (R)||14,066|
In 2010, a year in which Jeffus was up for re-election, she collected $105,127 in donations.
Her largest contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Margaret Jeffus's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Democratic Party||$47,850|
|North Carolina Democratic House Cmte||$4,546|
|Page, Robert L||$3,500|
|North Carolina Advocates For Justice||$3,000|
|North Carolina Association Of Educators||$2,850|
|Total Raised in 2010||$105,127|
In 2008, Jeffus collected $84,336 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|NORTH CAROLINA DEMOCRATIC PARTY||$42,338|
|CITIZENS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION||$4,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF EDUCATORS||$3,500|
|NORTH CAROLINA ADVOCATES FOR JUSTICE||$2,000|
|LILLIANS LIST OF NORTH CAROLINA||$2,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION||$2,000|
- North Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Jeffus
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2010 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official North Carolina General Election Results- November 2, 2010," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- "2008 campaign contributions"
- 2010 campaign contributions
- 2008 contributions
|North Carolina House - District 59
| Succeeded by|
Jon Hardister (R)
State of North Carolina
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