George Graham

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George Graham
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 12
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
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
Bachelor'sFayetteville State University
Master'sNorth Carolina State University
Office website
George Graham is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Graham received a B.S. in Elementary Education from Fayetteville State University in 1971. He later received a M.E. in Adult and Community College Education from North Carolina Sate University in 1975. He was an administrative assistant, resource development officer and Director of Adult Basic Education at Lenoir Community College before retirement. Graham has also been a member of the Lenoir County Board of Commissioners since 1982.

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce and Job Development
State Personnel



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 6, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent George Graham was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]


See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Graham ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 12. He replaced incumbent William L. Wainwright on the general election ballot after Wainwright passed away on July 17, 2012. He defeated Jim Dancy (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Graham 65.8% 22,064
     Republican Jim Dancy 34.2% 11,443
Total Votes 33,507

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Graham is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Graham raised a total of $31,904 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[4]

George Graham's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 12 Won $31,904
Grand Total Raised $31,904


Graham won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Graham raised a total of $31,904.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Graham's campaign in 2012
Harvey, C Felix$4,000
Davenport, Chester C$2,000
McNairy, Leigh H$2,000
McNairy, John O$2,000
North Carolina Advocates for Justice$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$31,904
Source:Follow the Money


Graham currently resides in Kinston, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
William L. Wainwright (D)
North Carolina House - District 12
Succeeded by