PGI logo cropped.png
Congressional Millionaire’s Club
The Personal Gain Index shines a light on how members of Congress benefit during their tenure.





Nelson Cole

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Nelson Cole
65 NelsonCole.jpg
Candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives District 91
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives District 65
1997-2011
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Carolina
Personal
BirthdayMarch 29, 1937
ProfessionLegislator
CandidateVerification
BallotpediaAvatar bigger (transparent background).png
The information about this individual is current as of when his or her last campaign ended. See anything that needs updating? Send a correction to our editors

Nelson Cole was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 91 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Cole was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives. He represented District 65 from 1997-2011. He also served as a representative from 1993 to 1994.

Cole received his Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 1962. He worked as an automotive industry executive from 1962 to 1980, and has been an auto dealer since 1980.

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Cole served on the following committees:

  • Subcommittee on Transportation

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cole ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 91. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Cole was defeated by Holloway in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 91, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBryan Holloway Incumbent 61% 22,417
     Democratic Nelson Cole 39% 14,334
Total Votes 36,751

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cole was defeated in the November 2, 2010 general election by Bert Jones (I).[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 65 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bert Jones (I) 9,628 56.01%
Nelson Cole (D) 7,561 43.99%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Cole won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[5] $93,985 was raised for this campaign.[6] He ran unopposed.

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 65
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Nelson Cole (D) 20,495

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Cole collected $93,985 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NORTH CAROLINA AUTO DEALERS ASSOCIATION $9,000
PROGRESS ENERGY $6,000
DUKE ENERGY $5,000
NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF RURAL ELECTRIC COOPERATIVES $3,500
CITIZENS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION $3,000

Personal

Cole is married to his wife, Libby.

Recent news

BallotpediaAvatar bigger.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Nelson + Cole + North Carolina + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Nelson Cole News Feed

  • Loading...

External links

Light Bulb Icon.svg.png
Suggest a link

References