|North Carolina House of Representatives District 15|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Jacksonville Senior High, 1973|
Shepard attended Coastal Carolina Community College. His professional experience includes working at the Traffic Management Office, Camp Lejeune for 36 years and as pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church for 12 years.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Shepard served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations, Vice Chair|
|• Regulatory Reform|
|• Commerce and Job Development, Vice Chair|
|• Transportation, Vice Chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shepard served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Commerce and Job Development, Vice Chair|
Shepard's campaign website highlights the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Fighting to insure that Onslow County receives all funds available for highways, road construction, and infrastructure."
- Excerpt: "Stopping wasteful government spending of tax payer dollars."
- Excerpt: "Working to prepare our children for more job opportunities through higher education and vocational training."
- Excerpt: "Involving our educators and teachers in the decision making process to improve our educational system."
- Excerpt: "Working with the NC Department of Commerce and Military Growth Task Force to add jobs and insure Onslow County is prepared for the future."
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Phillip Shepard defeated Jim Morton in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 15 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Phillip Shepard Incumbent||79.3%||3,282|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Phillip Shepard Incumbent||100%||12,111|
On November 2, 2010, Shepard won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. Shepard, with 1,311 votes, defeated Martin Aragona (1,090) and Tracey Miller (587) in the Republican primary on May 4. Shepard faced George Shaeffer (I) in the general election on November 2.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 15 (2010)|
|Phillip Shepard (R)||5,873||76.64%|
|George Shaeffer (I)||1,790||23.36%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives May 4 Primary, District 15, 2010|
|Phillip Shepard (R)||1,311|
|Martin Aragona (R)||1,090|
|Tracey Miller (R)||587|
Comprehensive donor information for Shepard is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Shepard raised a total of $102,812 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.
|Phillip Shepard's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 15||$25,030|
|2010||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 15||$77,782|
|Grand Total Raised||$102,812|
2012Shepard won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Shepard raised a total of $25,030.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Phillip Shepard's campaign in 2012|
|Askins, Kathy H||$4,000|
|Williams, Bobby S||$3,000|
|North Carolina State Farm Agents & Associates||$1,250|
|Strickland, Mark A||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$25,030|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2014, Shepard's endorsements include the following:
- State Employees Association of North Carolina (SEANC)
Shepard currently resides in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Phillip + Shepard + North Carolina + House"
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- North Carolina House of Representatives
- House Committees
- North Carolina General Assembly
- North Carolina state legislative districts
- Official campaign website
- Profile from the North Carolina House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Phillip Shepard on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions via Follow the Money: 2012, 2010
- Official campaign website, "Main page," accessed April 18, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 7, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 General Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- 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
- followthemoney.org, "Shepard, Phillip," accessed August 29, 2013
- www.seanc.org, "State Employee PAC Endorses Bipartisan Slate of Candidates," accessed April 17, 2014
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