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Chris Millis

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Chris Millis
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 16
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
Chris Millis is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives representing District 16 since 2013.


Campaign themes

Millis' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs & The Economy

  • "The environment for job creation only thrives with a low tax burden. Low taxes at the gas pump, low personal income tax, and low corporate income tax."
  • "Lowering the tax burden requires government to focus on its constitutional responsibilities and essential roles."
  • "Once government has the proper perspective of its role, then spending can be cut from those areas outside of the government’s responsibility. This approach will lead to the ability to lower the tax burden for all citizens of this State and initiate economic growth."


  • "We cannot and should not continue to fund agencies and programs that are not clearly within the responsibility of State government. If a program is not a clear responsibility then legislators must cut or work to sunset the program."
  • "We must work to reduce spending within the role of government. Legislators must work towards program efficiency and consolidation of departments and agencies. We cannot afford redundant programs, overlapping agencies, and overstaffed departments."


  • "Charter Schools have a bit more freedom than a traditional public school and are therefore able to innovate in order to benefit the citizens they serve."
  • "Since Charter Schools are run like a business that provides education, there is greater incentive and motivation for performance."
  • "In an effort to promote choice for the parent and encourage competition, I support the idea of an education tax credit."

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Job Development, Vice Chair
Public Utilities and Energy
Regulatory Reform
State Personnel



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Mills ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 16. He defeated Jeff Howell and Timothy Thomas in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChris Millis 100% 22,254
Total Votes 22,254
North Carolina House of Representatives District 16 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Millis 64.7% 4,357
Timothy Thomas 22.4% 1,509
Jeff Howell 12.8% 863
Total Votes 6,729

Campaign donors


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Political offices
Preceded by
Carolyn Justice (R)
North Carolina House - District 16
Succeeded by