Rick Catlin

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Rick Catlin
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 20
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of South Florida
Office website
Rick Catlin is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Catlin earned his B.A. from the University of South Florida in 1978. His professional experience includes serving as the President of Catlin Engineers & Scientists since 1985.

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Catlin served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Job Development
Environment, Vice Chair
Public Utilities and Energy
Regulatory Reform



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Rick Catlin was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Betsy Jordan was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jordan and Catlin will face off in the general election.[1][2]


See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Catlin ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 20. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. Catlin defeated Tom Gale (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRick Catlin 64.1% 25,282
     Democratic Tom Gale 35.9% 14,179
Total Votes 39,461

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Catlin is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Catlin raised a total of $219,222 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[5]

Rick Catlin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 20 Won $219,222
Grand Total Raised $219,222


Catlin won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Catlin raised a total of $219,222.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rick Catlin's campaign in 2012
Catlin, Richard G$55,779
North Carolina Republican Party$14,969
Austin Jr, KE Kit$4,000
Roundtree III, George$4,000
Island Preservation Society$3,700
Total Raised in 2012$219,222
Source:Follow the Money


Catlin and his wife, Janice, have two children. They currently reside in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dewey Hill (D)
North Carolina House - District 20
Succeeded by