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Austin M. Allran

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Austin M. Allran
Austin Allran.jpg
North Carolina State Senate District 42
In office
1987 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 28
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 4, 1986
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives
1981 – 1985
Bachelor'sDuke University (1974)
Master'sNorth Carolina State University (1998)
J.D.Southern Methodist University Law School (1978)
Date of birthDecember 13, 1951
Place of birthHickory, North Carolina
Office website
Austin M. Allran (b. December 13, 1951) is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 42. He was first elected to the chamber in 1986.

Allran served in the House from 1981 to 1985.


Allran earned his B.A. from Duke University in 1974. He went on to receive his J.D. from the Southern Methodist University Law School in 1978. Allran also holds a M.A. from the North Carolina State University. He has been a practicing attorney since 1979.

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources
Appropriations on Health and Human Services
Education/Higher Education
Health Care
Judiciary II


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Allran served on these committees:



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Allran ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8 and defeated Joseph Inglefield (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

North Carolina State Senate, District 42, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAustin M. Allran Incumbent 64.5% 54,128
     Democratic Joseph Inglefield 35.5% 29,757
Total Votes 83,885


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Allran won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 42 in the November 2 general election. He ran unopposed.[3]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 42 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Austin M. Allran (R) 37,429 100%

Allran also was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[4]


On November 4, 2008, Allran won re-election to the 42nd district in the North Carolina State Senate. Allran had no challenger. [5]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Allran collected $26,325 in donations.[6]

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Austin M. Allran's campaign in 2010
North Carolina Dental Society$2,000
Bank Of America$2,000
Nc Hospitality Assoc Pac$1,000
Nick Kincaid$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $26,325


In 2008, Allran collected $88,759 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Scott Yount $3,000
Nick Kincaid $3,000
North Carolina Association of Realtors $3,000
North Carolina Home Builders Association $3,000
Stuart Terry $2,750


Allran and his wife, Judy, have two children.

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