was a 2010 Republican
candidate for District 4
of the North Carolina State Senate
. The primary election
was on May 4, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010
Halbert's website highlighted the following issues:
- Excerpt: "I pledge to fight for and vote for establishing a business friendly tax structure that will create jobs for Eastern NC."
- Excerpt: "I pledge to you that I will fight against and vote against ANY effort to increase your taxes."
- Excerpt: "We must make difficult and meaningful cuts in the bloated Democrat spending of the last 30 years. And, those cuts do not always need to come from senior services, highways or education! I’ll cut the FAT, not the visible."
- Excerpt: "I pledge to fight against and vote against any attempt to further increase state debt. I pledge to insist that the recommendations of the Debt Affordability Study are followed."
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010
Halbert defeated Warren Nail in the May 4 Republican primary by a margin of 984-875. Halbert lost to incumbent Ed Jones (D) in the November 2 general election.
| North Carolina State Senate Republican Primary, District 4 (2010)
| Richard Halbert
| Warren Nail