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Bob Atwater

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Bob Atwater
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North Carolina State Senate District 18
Former member
In office
2005 - 2013
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Term limitsN/A
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Bob Atwater is a former Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 18 from 2005 to 2013.

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Atwater won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 18, defeating Roger Gerber (R) in the November 2 general election.[1]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 18 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png Bob Atwater (D) 38,809 59.43%
Roger Gerber (R) 26,488 40.57%

Atwater was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[2]


On November 4, 2008, Atwater was re-elected to the 18th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Roger Gerber (R). [3] Atwater raised $70,968 for her campaign, while Gerber raised $707. [4]

North Carolina Senate, District 18 (2008)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Jean Preston (D) 66,916
Roger Gerber (R) 30,063

Campaign donors


In 2010, Atwater collected $31,650 in donations.[5]


In 2008, Atwater collected $70,968 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Citizens for Higher Education $4,000
State Employees Association of North Carolina $3,000
North Carolina Pork Council $2,500
Robert Smith $2,000
North Carolina Advocates for Justice $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
North Carolina State Senate District 18
Succeeded by
Chad Barefoot (R)