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Joe Sam Queen
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 119
Incumbent
In office
2013-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
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
Prior offices
North Carolina State Senate District 47
2003-2011
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University
Master'sNorth Carolina State University
Personal
BirthdayAugust 18, 1950
ProfessionArchitect
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joe Sam Queen (b. August 18, 1950) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 119. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Queen served in the North Carolina State Senate from 2003 to 2011.

Biography

Queen earned his B.A. and M.A. in Architecture from North Carolina State University. He is an architect.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Appropriations
Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs
Judiciary

2009-2010

While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Queen served on the following committees:

Issues

Wind Farms

Joe Sam Queen supports green energy, but opposes building wind farms in his district.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Queen ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 119. He defeated Danny E. Davis in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Queen defeated Mike Clampitt (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 119 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Sam Queen 51.7% 16,679
     Republican Mike Clampitt 48.3% 15,562
Total Votes 32,241
North Carolina House of Representatives District 119 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Sam Queen 50.1% 4,993
Danny E. Davis 49.9% 4,975
Total Votes 9,968

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Queen lost his bid for re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in the November 2 general election. He was defeated by Ralph Hise (R).[4]

Queen was not opposed in the primary on May 4, 2010.[5]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Queen was re-elected to the 47th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Keith Presnell (R). [6] Queen raised $726,325 for his campaign, while Presnell raised $111,870. [7]

North Carolina Senate, District 47 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Sam Queen (D) 41,736
Keith Presnell (R) 36,144

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2008

In 2008, Queen collected $540,740 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Democratic Party $348,053
Joe Queen $20,000
Citizens for Higher Education $8,000
Theodore Lappas $4,000
Heath Shuler for Congress $4,000

Personal

Queen and his wife, Kate, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 47
2002–2011
Succeeded by
Ralph E. Hise, Jr. (R)
Preceded by
Robert Phillip Haire (D)
North Carolina State Senate District 119
2013–Present
Succeeded by
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