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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Fulghum is a neurosurgeon. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1991.  
 
Fulghum is a neurosurgeon. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1991.  
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
====2012====
 
Fulghum's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://drjimfulghum.com/issues/ ''drjimfulghum.com'' - Issues]</ref>
 
 
'''Economy
 
*Excerpt:"We need to limit the growth of government. The budget picture for each biennium should be developed within the parameters of a spending cap based on a combination of state population growth plus inflation."
 
'''Education
 
*Excerpt:"Professional educators should desire and expect to be rewarded for performance. Pay and advancement should be based on measurable, merit-based standards, fairly applied at regular intervals."
 
'''Jobs
 
*Excerpt:"We need to stop picking winners and losers by tax incentive programs, loan guarantees, and land deals. These methods are unfair to businesses already in North Carolina that find ways to cut costs and still make a profit without a government hand-out, and also lend themselves to arbitrary corruption."
 
'''Healthcare
 
*Excerpt:"North Carolina needs to aggressively recruit other states’ support in demanding block grant appropriations for Medicaid. The General Assembly should instruct the Attorney General by resolution to accomplish this."
 
  
 
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Fulghum's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://drjimfulghum.com/issues/ ''drjimfulghum.com'' - Issues]</ref>
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'''Economy
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*Excerpt:"We need to limit the growth of government. The budget picture for each biennium should be developed within the parameters of a spending cap based on a combination of state population growth plus inflation."
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'''Education
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*Excerpt:"Professional educators should desire and expect to be rewarded for performance. Pay and advancement should be based on measurable, merit-based standards, fairly applied at regular intervals."
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'''Jobs
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*Excerpt:"We need to stop picking winners and losers by tax incentive programs, loan guarantees, and land deals. These methods are unfair to businesses already in North Carolina that find ways to cut costs and still make a profit without a government hand-out, and also lend themselves to arbitrary corruption."
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'''Healthcare
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*Excerpt:"North Carolina needs to aggressively recruit other states’ support in demanding block grant appropriations for Medicaid. The General Assembly should instruct the Attorney General by resolution to accomplish this."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 14:57, 15 July 2013

Jim Fulghum
Jim Fulghum.jpg
North Carolina House of Representatives District 49
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of service1971 - 1991
Personal
ProfessionNeurosurgeon
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jim Fulghum, M.D. is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 49. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Fulghum is a neurosurgeon. He served in the U.S. Army from 1971 to 1991.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Commerce and Job Development
Elections
Health and Human Services, Vice-chair
Insurance

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Fulghum's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Economy

  • Excerpt:"We need to limit the growth of government. The budget picture for each biennium should be developed within the parameters of a spending cap based on a combination of state population growth plus inflation."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Professional educators should desire and expect to be rewarded for performance. Pay and advancement should be based on measurable, merit-based standards, fairly applied at regular intervals."

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"We need to stop picking winners and losers by tax incentive programs, loan guarantees, and land deals. These methods are unfair to businesses already in North Carolina that find ways to cut costs and still make a profit without a government hand-out, and also lend themselves to arbitrary corruption."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt:"North Carolina needs to aggressively recruit other states’ support in demanding block grant appropriations for Medicaid. The General Assembly should instruct the Attorney General by resolution to accomplish this."

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Fulghum ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 49. He defeated J. Russell Capps in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. Fulghum defeated Keith Karlsson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Fulghum 54% 28,300
     Democratic Keith Karlsson 46% 24,134
Total Votes 52,434
North Carolina House of Representatives District 49 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Fulghum 65.9% 8,300
J. Russell Capps 34.1% 4,303
Total Votes 12,603

Campaign donors

2012

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Personal

Fulghum and his wife, Mary, have two children. They currently reside in Raleigh, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Glen Bradley (R)
North Carolina House - District 49
2013–present
Succeeded by
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