|North Carolina State Senate District 38|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Place of birth||New York|
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.
Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate 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 Joel Ford is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Richard Rivette is unopposed in the Republican primary.
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|
|North Carolina State Senate District 38 Republican Primary, 2012|
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- 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
- 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