|Former candidate for|
|North Carolina State Senate District 38|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Date of birth||07/04/1960|
|Place of birth||New York|
was a 2014 Republican
candidate for District 38
of the North Carolina State Senate
Rivette described 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, 2014
Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Joel Ford was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Richard Rivette was unopposed in the Republican primary. Ford defeated Rivette in the general election.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 38 General Election, 2014
||Joel Ford Incumbent
|| Richard Rivette
- 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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- ↑ 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 August 12, 2014
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "05/06/2014 Official Primary Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
- ↑ North Carolina State Board of Elections, "11/04/2014 Official General Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
- ↑ Charlotte Observer, "N.C. Legislature - Mecklenburg: Earle wins 9th term; Aneralla, Tarte battling," May 9, 2012 (dead link)
- ↑ 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