David Curtis (North Carolina legislator)
|North Carolina State Senate District 44|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
|Master's||Southern College of Optometry|
|Service/branch||United States Air Force|
|Years of service||5|
Curtis earned an undergraduate degree in Economics from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He later earned a Doctorate in Optometry from Southern College of Optometry. Curtis is the owner of Carolina Eye Care. He served for five years in the United States Air Force.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Curtis served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Appropriations on Education/Higher Education|
|• Education/Higher Education|
|• Health Care|
|• Pensions & Retirement & Aging|
Curtis website highlights the following issues:
- "Christian worldview"
- "Working for smaller government, fewer regulations, and a job creating environment"
- "Working toward getting our state financial house in order so we can lower"
- "Taxes for all North Carolina citizens and businesses in North Carolina, thereby creating more jobs"
Curtis ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 44. He was opposed in the Republican primary on May 8 by Karen Ray and Chris Carney. Curtis advanced to a primary runoff on July 17, 2012, where he defeated Chris Carney. He defeated Ross Bulla (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 44, General Election, 2012|
|North Carolina State Senate District 44 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Chris Carney (advanced to runoff)||35.1%||8,865|
|David Curtis (advanced to runoff)||34.1%||8,613|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
Curtis and his wife, Rachel, have three children and four grandchildren.
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Warren Daniel (R)
|North Carolina State Senate District 44
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