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Charles W. Albertson

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Charles Albertson
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North Carolina State Senate District 10
Former senator
Term in office began
1993
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Professional Musician/Farmer
Charles W. Albertson was a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 10. He currently serves as State Senate Majority Caucus Leader.

Albertson served in the North Carolina State Representatives from 1989 to 1992. He joined the North Carolina State Senate in 1993 and served in that position until 2011.

Background

Albertson received his diploma from Beulaville High School. He then attended James Sprunt Community College

Albertson is a former Officer of Plant Protection and Quarantine for the United States Department of Agriculture. He also served in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1952. He is currently a Professional Musician and a Farmer.

Committee assignments

While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Albertson served on the following committees:

Issues

In 2009, Albertson proposed to end mandatory annual auto inspections, required in North Carolina since 1966. Although it did not become law, his proposal was identified by the John Locke Foundation as one which would have reduced "cronyism" in North Carolina.[1]

Elections

2010

Albertson did not seek re-election in 2010.

2008

On November 4, 2008, Albertson won re-election to the 10th District in the North Carolina State Senate. Albertson had no challenger. [2]

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008, Albertson collected $82,077 in donations.[3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Farm Bureau $5,000
Citizens for Higher Education $4,000
North Carolina Medical Society $2,000
Duke Energy $1,250
North Carolina Pork Council $1,250

Personal

Albertson and his wife Grace have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 10
1993–2011
Succeeded by
William "Brent" Jackson (R)