Stan White

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Stan White
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Candidate for
North Carolina State Senate District 1
In office
January 26, 2011 - January 1, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedJanuary 25, 2011
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolManteo High School
Bachelor'sEast Carolina University
Personal
ProfessionOwner of Stan White Realty and Construction
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Stan White is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 1 of the North Carolina State Senate.

White represented District 1 from 2011 to 2013. White was appointed to the Senate after Marc Basnight (D) resigned on January 25, 2011.[1]

Biography

White earned his B.S. from East Carolina University. His professional experience includes working as a teacher in the Dare County Public School System and owning Stan White Realty and Construction on the Outer Banks. He is a former member of Dare County commissioners and board chairman.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, White served on these committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

White's campaign website highlights the following issues:[3]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: " I will fight to repeal this misguided legislation and restore the necessary funding to support critically needed public services and infrastructure in our district. I will also promote legislation that will stimulate small business development and economic growth."

Protection of Natural Resources

  • Excerpt: "Our farming, fishing, tourism and marine industries will not be able to thrive without protecting the water quality of our rivers, ocean and sounds. By safeguarding our natural resources we will enhance our quality of life and continue making our region a place where people will want to live and visit and businesses will want to grow and invest."

Public Education

  • Excerpt: "I will fight to reverse this reckless legislation and pledge to defend and safeguard our public education system. After all, protecting public education will help secure the economic future of our children by giving them the skills they need to compete in this global economy."

Responsible Government Spending

  • Excerpt: "I am committed to providing the necessary resources to help grow our economy and fund vital public services. At the same time, I pledge to make careful budget decisions and make sure your hard earned tax dollars are spent wisely and efficiently."

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina State Senate 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 Bill Cook was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Stan White defeated Judy Krahenbuhl in the Democratic primary. White and Cook will face off in the general election.[4][5]

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

White ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary. He was defeated by Bill Cook in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

North Carolina State Senate, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWilliam Cook 50% 43,735
     Democratic Stan White Incumbent 50% 43,714
Total Votes 87,449

2011

White was appointed to the Senate by the First Senatorial District Executive Committee after Marc Basnight (D) resigned.[1]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, White's endorsements include the following:[7]

  • Dale Draper-Dare County Democratic Party Chair (2005-2009)
  • Becky Howard-Currituck County Democratic Party Chair (2013)
  • North Carolina Association of Educators

Personal

White and his wife, Susie, have one child. They reside in Nags Head.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marc Basnight (D)
North Carolina State Senate District 1
2011–2013
Succeeded by
William Cook (R)