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Don East
Don east.jpg
North Carolina State Senate District 30
Former member
In office
1995 - 2000, 2005 - 2012
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2, 2004
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, Surry County
1984 – 1992
Personal
BirthdayDecember 26, 1944
Place of birthSurry County, North Carolina
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Don East (December 26, 1944 - October 22, 2012) was a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 30 from 2005 to his death in 2012.[1]

East was Commissioner of Surry County from 1984 to 1992. He previously served in the North Carolina State Senate from 1995 to 2000; he was a candidate for the District 30 seat in 2002.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

East ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8. He would have faced Ric Marshall (D) in the November 6, 2012 general election, but passed away in late October.[2]

North Carolina State Senate, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDon East Incumbent 64.3% 49,417
     Democratic Ric Marshall 35.7% 27,416
Total Votes 76,833

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

East won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 30, defeating Richard Marshall (D) in the November 2 general election.

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 30 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Don East (R) 32,422 67.83%
Richard Marshall (D) 15,376 32.17%

East defeated primary challenger Paul M. Johnson on May 4, 2010.[3]

2008

On November 4, 2008, East won re-election to the 30th District in the North Carolina State Senate. East had no challenger.[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, East collected $49,461 in donations.[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Don East's campaign in 2010
Don East$100,000
Don W East$50,000
North Carolina Association Of Realtors$3,000
Surry County Republican Party$2,500
North Carolina Association Of Electric Cooperatives$2,150
Total Raised in 2010 $49,461

2008

In 2008, East collected $13,150 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Home Builders Association $1,000
Duke Energy $1,000
Progress Energy $1,000
North Carolina Association of Realtors $1,000
Mark Craig $1,000

Personal

East received his High School Diploma in 1962. He then attended Law Enforcement/Criminal Justice at Forsyth Technical Community College in 1964.

East was a retired Police Officer and small farm owner.

East is survived by his wife Connie and one child.

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Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 30
2005–2012
Succeeded by
Shirley Randleman (R)