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Richard Halbert

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Richard Halbert
Candidate for
North Carolina State Senate, District 4

Political party Republican
Richard Halbert 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.


Campaign themes


Halbert's website highlighted the following issues:

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "I pledge to fight for and vote for establishing a business friendly tax structure that will create jobs for Eastern NC."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "I pledge to you that I will fight against and vote against ANY effort to increase your taxes."
  • Government Spending
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."
  • Fiscal Responsibility
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.[1] Halbert lost to incumbent Ed Jones (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

North Carolina State Senate Republican Primary, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Halbert 984
Warren Nail 875

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