|North Carolina State Senate District 38|
|Place of birth||New York|
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was a 2012 Republican
candidate for District 38
of the North Carolina State Senate
. This is Rivette's first run for political office.
Rivette describes himself as a "strict Constitutionalist." He lists two objectives for the state:
- Raise our state up from a business climate of 44th in the nation to first. We achieve this through eliminating most taxes and much of the tax code. We move to a fair tax. We encourage and support entrepreneurial ventures and foreign investment. We attract business relocation through good policies plus part two which is:
- School choice. All parents receive a voucher to create robust competition among public, private, religious, charter, online, homeschool and other options.
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012
Rivette ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 38. He defeated James Soder in the Republican primary on May 8 and was defeated by Joel Ford in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 38, General Election, 2012
|| Richard Rivette
|North Carolina State Senate District 38 Republican Primary, 2012
| James Soder
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 1.2 Email submission to Ballotpedia, April 5, 2012
- ↑ Charlotte Observer "N.C. Legislature - Mecklenburg: Earle wins 9th term; Aneralla, Tarte battling," May 9, 2012
- ↑ North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 12, 2012
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results, 2012" Accessed June 18, 2012