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Jon Hardister
Jon Hardister.jpg
North Carolina House of Representatives District 59
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
Education
Bachelor'sGreensboro College
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jon Hardister is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 59. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Hardister received an undergraduate degree in Political Science from Greensboro College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture
Banking, Vice-chair
Education
Finance
Judiciary

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Control Spending and Lower Taxes

  • "Implement zero-based budgeting."
  • "Enact spending caps legislation to limit the increase in state spending to the rate of population growth and inflation."
  • "Lower the tax burden on people and businesses."

Limited and Efficient Government

  • "Eliminate excessive regulations that hamstring the private sector."
  • "Privatize government operations where feasible. "
  • "Require openness and transparency in preparation of the state budget and other legislation."

Improve Education

  • "Encourage the growth of charter schools."
  • "Channel more resources into the classrooms."
  • "Give more control to parents and teachers."

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hardister ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 59. He defeated Sharon Kasica and Timothy Cook in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 59, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Hardister 100% 32,872
Total Votes 32,872
North Carolina House of Representatives District 59 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJon Hardister 58% 6,737
Sharon Kasica 30.4% 3,538
Timothy Cook 11.6% 1,347
Total Votes 11,622

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Hardister currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Margaret Jeffus (D)
North Carolina House - District 59
2013–present
Succeeded by
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