Efton Sager

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Efton Sager
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 11
Retired
In office
2009 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWayne Community College, 1981
Personal
Birthday06/10/1933
Place of birthGalena, MO
ReligionMethodist Christian
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Efton Sager (b. June 10, 1933) is a former Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives.

Sager graduated from Wayne Community College in 1981. He served as Wayne County Commissioner from 2000 to 2008. He was a sergeant in the United States Air Force from 1950 to 1971. He worked as a salesman from 1971 to 1977, was employed as a manager for an equipment company from 1977 to 1981, and manager of a logging company from 1983 to 2008. Sager and wife, Deloris, have two children, Debra Ann and David.

Sager lost the Republican primary on May 8, 2012 to Jimmy Dixon.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Business and Labor

2009-2010

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

  • Subcommittee on Natural and Economic Resources

Issues

Campaign themes

Sager's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

  • "Fiscal Responsibility and Emphasizing Smaller and More Efficient Government"
  • "Creating Jobs and Promoting Economic Growth in NC"
  • "Protecting Individual Property Rights"
  • "Regional Water Solutions"
  • "Affordable Health Care, Solutions without Government Control"
  • "Workable Solutions to Immigration"
  • "A Commitment to Pro-Life"
  • "Improving Education and Resolving the High School Drop-Out Epidemic"

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Sager ran for re-election in 2012. Redistricting moved him to District 4. He lost to fellow incumbent Efton M. Sager in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJames Dixon Incumbent 62.3% 4,873
Efton M. Sager 37.7% 2,949
Total Votes 7,822

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Sager won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. He had no primary opposition and was unchallenged in the general election.[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 11 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Efton Sager (R) 15,409 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Sager was election to the North Carolina House of Representatives.[6] $37,385 was raised for this campaign.[7]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 11
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Efton Sager (R) 18,487
Ronnie Griffin (D) 13,412

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Sager was up for re-election, he collected $15,608 in donations.[8]

His largest contributors in 2010 were:

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Efton Sager's campaign in 2010
Carr, William W$1,500
Progress Energy$1,000
3Rd District Republican Party$828
North Carolina Credit Union League$500
Nationwide$500
Total Raised in 2010 $15,608

2008

In 2008, Sager collected $37,385 in donations.[9]

These were the largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
SAGER, EFTON $5,000
NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS $2,000
3RD CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT REPUBLICAN PARTY $1,475
STAM FOR HOUSE $1,400
SAGER FOR COMMISSIONER $1,361

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina House - District 11
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Jimmy Dixon (R)