Tommy Davis

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Tommy Davis
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Former candidate for
North Carolina State Senate District 29
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Tommy Davis was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 29 of the North Carolina State Senate.


Campaign themes


Davis' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Public Education

  • Excerpt: "Every child deserves a high quality education in a well-funded public school. Diverting funds to private and charter schools undermines the quality of education the vast majority of NC students receive. Keep public money in our public schools as our constitution intended."

Environment And Fracking

  • Excerpt: "We should maintain a moratorium on fracking until NC can review proposed environmental rules being drafted by the MEC."

Voter Suppression

  • Excerpt: "Re-instate Sunday voting, longer early voting, and return to the ID system that NC has used for decades with out fraud."

Tax Policy And The Budget

  • Excerpt: "The tax burden rests with 80% of North Carolinians. The other 20% are those who could afford to pay more taxes to offset the burden on family paychecks. One simple solution is to stop legislating tax-loopholes for corporations. Restoring the one-cent sales tax would provide additional funds for public schools."

Animal Rights

  • Excerpt: "Animals should be cared for in a humane and socially responsible environment. North Carolina must pass laws to protect animals. Mistreatment, abuse, neglect, and intentional harm should be met with serious penalties to the fullest extent of our laws."



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 Jerry W. Tillman was unopposed in the Republican primary, while Tommy Davis was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Tillman defeated Davis in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

North Carolina State Senate, District 29 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJerry Tillman Incumbent 70.9% 41,100
     Democratic Tommy Davis 29.1% 16,901
Total Votes 58,001


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Davis ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 29. He lost to incumbent Jerry W. Tillman in the Republican primary on May 8.[6][7]

North Carolina State Senate District 29 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJerry W. Tillman Incumbent 67.1% 18,285
John Marcum 17.2% 4,699
Tommy Davis 15.7% 4,266
Total Votes 27,250

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