Verla Insko

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Verla Insko
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 56
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCalifornia State University-Fresno
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Verla Insko (b. February 5, 1937) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 56. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996.

Biography

Insko received an A.B. in Biology from California State University-Fresno in 1959 and her M.P.A. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill in 1993. Her professional experience includes working as a consultant, nonprofit director and health administrator before retirement.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Environment
Health and Human Services
Insurance
Judiciary

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Insko served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Insko served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

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 Verla Insko was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while David Pratt Carter was unopposed in the Republican primary. Insko and Carter will face off in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Insko ran for re-election in 2012. She ran unopposed in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary. She defeated Karrie Mead (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngVerla Insko Incumbent 77.4% 35,173
     Republican Karrie Mead 22.6% 10,248
Total Votes 45,421

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010, Insko won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. He was unopposed in the general election.[5][6]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 56 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Verla Insko (D) 17,737 100%

2008

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Insko won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[7] $78,400 was raised for this campaign.[8] She ran unopposed.

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Verla Insko (D) 30,835

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Insko is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Insko raised a total of $473,897 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[9]

Verla Insko's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $124,123
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $76,885
2008 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $78,400
2006 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $53,657
2004 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $55,309
2002 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 56 Won $10,445
2000 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $33,854
1998 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $28,763
1996 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 24 Won $12,461
Grand Total Raised $473,897

2012

Insko won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Insko raised a total of $124,123.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Verla Insko's campaign in 2012
Gillings, Joan$4,000
Abram, J Adam$3,500
Kenan, Betty P$2,500
Ireland, Greg$2,000
Preyer, Jane B$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$124,123
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Insko won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Insko raised a total of $76,885.

Personal

Insko and her husband, Chester, have two children. They currently reside in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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2011–present
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