|North Carolina State Senate District 45|
| Term in office began|
| Term in office ended|
Goss joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2006 and served in that position until 2011, representing the 45th District.
Goss earned his B.S. in Social Science from Appalachian State University. He went on to become a Master of Divinity from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.
Goss is a former Football Coach, High School Teacher, and Missioner to Tokyo Japan. He is currently a Baptist Minister.
While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Goss served on the following committees:
- Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Finance Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Transportation Committee, North Carolina State Senate
- Ways & Means Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Goss was unopposed in the primary on May 4, 2010. The election took place on November 2, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Goss was elected to the 45th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Jerry Butler (R). Goss raised $221,213 for his campaign, while Butler raised $111,155.
|North Carolina Senate, District 45 (2008)|
|Steve Goss (D)||46,014|
|Jerry Butler (R)||39,349|
In 2008, Goss collected $221,213 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|North Carolina Democratic Party||$83,528|
|State Employees Association of North Carolina||$5,000|
|Citizens for Higher Education||$4,000|
|Service Employees International Union||$4,000|
Goss and his wife Phyllis have two children.
- Senator Goss campaign
- Official North Carolina State Senate website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Senator Goss State Surge
- Senator Goss' facebook
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2010 General Election Results," accessed August 14, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2010 Primary Election Results," accessed August 14, 2014
- 2008 election results, North Carolina Senate
- Follow the Money, "North Carolina Senate spending, 2008," accessed August 14, 2014
- 2008 contributions
|North Carolina State Senate District 45
| Succeeded by|
Dan Soucek (R)