|North Carolina House of Representatives District 57|
|2005 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|J.D.||UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law|
Harrison earned her bachelor's degree from Duke University and her J.D. from UNC-Chapel Hill School of Law. Her professional experience includes working as a communications law attorney and as a former volunteer environmental advocate and activist.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Harrison served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Public Utilities|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Harrison served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Public Utilities|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Harrison served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform|
|• Energy and Energy Efficiency|
|• Environment and Natural Resources|
|• Judiciary I|
|• Marine Resources and Aquaculture|
|• Public Utilities|
Harrison's campaign website highlights the following issues:
Fiscal Responsibility and Cutting Wasteful Spending
- Excerpt: "As a State Representative it is my duty to be a responsible steward of taxpayer dollars, therefore I believe we need to rein in wasteful spending in Raleigh."
- Excerpt: "I believe that our children cannot compete in an increasingly globalized world without a good educational foundation. This is why I worked with the rest of the General Assembly to protect teacher jobs in Guilford County. Our efforts in the General Assembly helped Guilford County to keep every single teacher position in Guilford County funded, and prevented the loss of even a single teaching job in the county."
Economy and Green Jobs
- Excerpt: "The economy is the number one concern in North Carolina right now. We need to do everything we can in order to help the people of Guilford County get back into well paying jobs. I believe that one of the best ways we can do that is to increase the number of green jobs in our state. Jobs in industries that modernize our homes and businesses and make them more energy efficient can lead to steady jobs for the citizens of Guilford County for years to come."
The Death Penalty
- Excerpt: "The application of the death penalty is one of the gravest responsibilities that the state has. Recent revelations about corruption within the SBI's crime lab have brought the innocence or guilt of many of those on death row into question. These revelations, coupled with the fact that the sentences of 4 innocent men have been overturned in the last 5 years make the need to re-examine North Carolina's use of the death penalty an imperative."
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 6, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Mary Harrison will face Jim Kee in the Democratic primary.
Harrison ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Mary Harrison Incumbent||100%||32,020|
On November 2, 2010, Harrison won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. She had no primary opposition. Republican Jonathan Hardister defeated Wendell Sawyer in the primary. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 57 (2010)|
|Mary Harrison (D)||10,664||55.69%|
|Jon Hardister (R)||8,485||44.31%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57|
|Mary Harrison (D)||25,769|
Comprehensive donor information for Harrison is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Harrison raised a total of $982,042 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.
|Mary Harrison's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$82,057|
|2010||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$152,823|
|2008||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$81,928|
|2006||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$211,167|
|2004||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 57||$454,067|
|Grand Total Raised||$982,042|
2012Harrison won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Harrison raised a total of $82,057.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mary Harrison's campaign in 2012|
|Stanback Jr, Fred||$8,000|
|Goodmon, James F||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$82,057|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Harrison won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Harrison raised a total of $152,823.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mary Harrison's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Democratic Party House Caucus||$38,779|
|Snider, Florence L||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$152,823|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2014, Harrison's endorsements include the following:
- Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Central NC
Harrison is widowed. She currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.
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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
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions via Follow the Money: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Official campaign website, "About Pricey Harrison," accessed April 21, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Issues," accessed April 21, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Primary Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 10, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed March 10, 2014
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," accessed March 5, 2012
- Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- North Carolina House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- "2008 campaign contributions"
- followthemoney.org, "Harrison, Mary" Accessed August 30, 2013
- www.ppactionfundcnc.org/, "Planned Parenthood Action Fund of Central NC Primary Endorsements," accessed April 17, 2014
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