North Carolina State Senate, District 36
Helms ran in the 2010 election for North Carolina State Senate District 36. Helms was unopposed in the Democratic primary election on May 4, 2010, and was defeated by incumbent Fletcher L. Hartsell, Jr. (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
- Michael Helms' official campaign website
- North Carolina Department of Elections
- Biography from Project Vote Smart