James Dixon

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James Dixon
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 4
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWake Forest University
Personal
ProfessionFarmer
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
James Dixon is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Dixon received a B.S. from Wake Forest University in 1969. He works as a turkey farmer.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture, Chair
Appropriations
Education
Elections
Environment
Regulatory Reform

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

James Dixon endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dixon ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated District 11 incumbent Efton M. Sager in the May 8, 2012 Republican primary. He defeated Rebecca Judge (D) and Kevin E. Hayes (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJames Dixon Incumbent 65% 20,371
     Democratic Rebecca Judge 31.6% 9,896
     Libertarian Kevin E. Hayes 3.4% 1,053
Total Votes 31,320
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 Dixon won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives, defeating Mott Blair (D).[5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 4 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png James Dixon (R) 9,004 51.36%
Mott Blair (D) 8,527 48.64%

Campaign

Blair's Republican opponent says Blair is misleading voters. Dixon says Blair is obscuring his true positions on issues in a series of campaign mailers. In the pamphlets Blair attempts to distance himself from the Democratic Party, but he is the chair of the Duplin County Democratic Party and was a delegate to the 2008 Democratic National Convention.[6]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Dixon raised a total of $95,769 in campaign contributions.[7]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Republican Party $30,697
Danny McComas Campaign $4,000
Harold J Brubaker Campaign $4,000
Cmte to Elect Thomas Tillis $4,000
Stam for House $4,000

Personal

Dixon currently resides in Warsaw, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Russell Tucker
North Carolina House - District 4
2011–present
Succeeded by
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