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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Starnes received a B.A. from Carson-Newman College in 1978. He is an investment broker.
 
Starnes received a B.A. from Carson-Newman College in 1978. He is an investment broker.
 
==Issues==
 
===Initiative proposal===
 
On [[BC2009#February|February 4, 2009]], Starnes, [[John Blust]], [[Curtis Blackwood]], [[William A. Current, Sr.]] and [[Timothy K. Moore]] introduced [[North Carolina House Bill 47 (2009)]], which would have established [[ballot initiative]]s in that state. Under HB 47, initiatives would need the signatures of 20% of those who voted in the last gubernatorial election.<ref>[http://www.ballot-access.org/2009/02/09/bill-to-establish-initiative-in-north-carolina/ ''Ballot Access News'', "Bill to Establish Initiative in North Carolina", February 9, 2009]</ref> The bill did not leave the [[North Carolina House of Representatives|House]] after referral to the Judiciary Committee on February 12, 2009.<ref>[http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2009&BillID=H47 ''North Carolina General Assembly,'' "HB 47," Accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
 
  
 
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On [[BC2009#February|February 4, 2009]], Starnes, [[John Blust]], [[Curtis Blackwood]], [[William A. Current, Sr.]] and [[Timothy K. Moore]] introduced [[North Carolina House Bill 47 (2009)]], which would have established [[ballot initiative]]s in that state. Under HB 47, initiatives would need the signatures of 20% of those who voted in the last gubernatorial election.<ref>[http://www.ballot-access.org/2009/02/09/bill-to-establish-initiative-in-north-carolina/ ''Ballot Access News'', "Bill to Establish Initiative in North Carolina", February 9, 2009]</ref> The bill did not leave the [[North Carolina House of Representatives|House]] after referral to the Judiciary Committee on February 12, 2009.<ref>[http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2009&BillID=H47 ''North Carolina General Assembly,'' "HB 47," Accessed June 7, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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==Elections==  

Revision as of 15:25, 15 July 2013

Edgar V. Starnes
87 EdgarStarnes.jpg
North Carolina House of Representatives District 87
Incumbent
In office
1997 - Present
Term ends
January 6, 2015
Years in position 17
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCarson-Newman College
Personal
Birthday09/03/1956
Place of birthHickory, NC
ProfessionInvestor
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Edgar V. Starnes (b. September 3, 1956) is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was elected to the chamber in 1996.

Starnes served in the House from 1987 to 1988.

Biography

Starnes received a B.A. from Carson-Newman College in 1978. He is an investment broker.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Appropriations, Vice-chair
Commerce and Job Development
Elections
Environment
Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House
Transportation

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Starnes served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Starnes served on the following committees:

Issues

Initiative proposal

On February 4, 2009, Starnes, John Blust, Curtis Blackwood, William A. Current, Sr. and Timothy K. Moore introduced North Carolina House Bill 47 (2009), which would have established ballot initiatives in that state. Under HB 47, initiatives would need the signatures of 20% of those who voted in the last gubernatorial election.[1] The bill did not leave the House after referral to the Judiciary Committee on February 12, 2009.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Starnes ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated Jordon Greene in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEdgar V. Starnes Incumbent 100% 25,757
Total Votes 25,757
North Carolina House of Representatives District 87 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEdgar V. Starnes Incumbent 70.1% 8,472
Jordon Greene 29.9% 3,619
Total Votes 12,091

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Starnes won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. He was unopposed in the general election.[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 87 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Edgar V. Starnes (R) 14,295 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Starnes won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[6] $33,560 was raised for this campaign.[7]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 87
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Edgar V. Starnes (R) 15,444
John A. Forlines, Jr. (D) 11,487
Timothy J. Rohr (L) 2,342

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Starnes was up for re-election, he collected $18,650 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Edgar V. Starnes's campaign in 2010
North Carolina Farm Bureau$3,000
Greater Hickory Anesthesiologists PAC$2,000
Asheville Anesthesia Associates$2,000
Travel & Tourism$1,000
North Carolina Home Builders Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $18,650

2008

In 2008, Starnes collected $33,560 in donations.[9]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN EXECUTIVE CMTE HOUSE MAJORITY $5,370
NORTH CAROLINA FARM BUREAU $4,000
NORTH CAROLINA MEDICAL SOCIETY $2,000
fASHEVILLE ANESTHESIA ASSOCIATES $2,000
NORTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION $2,000

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