was a 2012 Republican
candidate for District 41
of the North Carolina State Senate
He was a Republican for District 41 of the North Carolina State Senate in 2010.
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012
Aneralla ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 41. He advanced to a July 17 runoff where he was defeated by Jeff Tarte.
|North Carolina State Senate District 41 Republican Primary, 2012
Jeff Tarte (advanced to runoff)
|John Aneralla (advanced to runoff)
| Troy Stafford
| Robby Benton
| Donald L. Copeland, Sr.
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010
Aneralla lost in the November 2 general election to incumbent Malcolm Graham (D).
Aneralla's website talks about the following issues:
- "Creating the conditions in government that enable businesses of all sizes to grow and prosper."
- "A tax moratorium on all North Carolina manufactured goods."
- "Protecting North Carolina’s “right to work” status."
- "Eliminating burdensome government regulations."
- "Reducing and flattening the tax rate to be the lowest and simplest in the Southeast."
- "Across the board reductions in corporate, personal income and sales tax rates."
- "Rolling back “temporary” taxes enacted over the past several budgets."
- "Eliminating all state capital gains & interest income taxes."
- "Auditing state agencies & programs as to their effectiveness, and then improving or eliminating."
- "Full transparency in the budgeting process, based on clearly established state spending priorities"
- "Limiting the growth of state government spending to not more than inflation plus population growth."
- "Privatizing non-core state functions."
- "Ensuring a public vote on state debt."
- "Empowering teachers & school leaders to make decisions at the local level."
- "Continuing to invest in the community college and state university system."
- "Creating a vocational educational track to lower the high school drop-out rate."
- "Lifting the cap on Charter schools."
- "Funding students, not bureaucrats."