|North Carolina House of Representatives District 8|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Master's||University of Richmond, M.B.A.|
Martin earned her M.B.A. from the University of Richmond. She was employed by IBM prior to retirement.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Martin served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
|• Health and Human Services|
|• Public Utilities and Energy|
|• Regulatory Reform|
Martin's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "I have seen firsthand that our teachers and principals suffer from a top-down approach in our schools where bureaucrats in Raleigh add unnecessary paperwork to their responsibilities and waste our tax dollars before they ever reach the classroom. I am fighting to put an end to that."
- Excerpt: "For our economy to grow out of this recession and provide jobs for out-of-work North Carolinians, we must protect our freedom from excessive government intervention."
- Excerpt: "My Christian faith is foundational to my political philosophy. I’m pro-life, and I supported the marriage amendment, which defined marriage as a relationship between one man and one woman."
Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives 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 Susan Martin was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Bobi Gregory was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Martin defeated Gregory in the general election.
Martin ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 8. She ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. She defeated Mark Bibbs in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 8, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Martin is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Martin raised a total of $329,397 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.
|Susan Martin's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 8||$329,397|
|Grand Total Raised||$329,397|
2012Martin won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Martin raised a total of $329,397.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Susan Martin's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Republican Party||$115,807|
|Bone, Dale C||$7,000|
|Dunn, Billy R||$5,625|
|Forbes Jr, Vance T||$4,050|
|Friends of Ruth Samuelson||$4,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$329,397|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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In 2013, the North Carolina General Assembly was in session from January 9 to July 26. In 2014, the North Carolina General Assembly will be in session from May 14 through a date to be determined by the legislature.
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Martin and her husband, Lew, have two children. They currently reside in Wilson, North Carolina.
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- susanmartinnc.com, "Susan On The Issues," accessed August 19, 2014
- 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, "2012 Primary Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 General Election Results," accessed June 12, 2014
- followthemoney.org, "Martin, Susan Lynn," accessed August 29, 2013
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