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Michael P. Walters

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Michael P. Walters
North Carolina State Senate District 13
In office
2009 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedNovember 2009
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University
ProfessionClaybourn Walters Logging Company
Office website
Michael P. Walters is a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 13. He has served in the chamber since his appointment in November 2009.


Walters received his Bachelor's degree in Agricultural Education from North Carolina State University. He has been the President of Claybourn Walters Logging Company since 2003.

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources
Appropriations on Natural and Economic Resources
Pensions & Retirement & Aging
State and Local Government


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Walters served on these committees:



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Walters ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on May 8. He defeated W. Bernard White, Jr. (R) in the November 6, 2012 general election.

North Carolina State Senate, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMichael P. Walters Incumbent 72.6% 46,974
     Republican W. Bernard White, Jr. 27.4% 17,770
Total Votes 64,744


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Walters won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 13. He was slated to face Marc Boudreau (R) in the general election but Boudreau withdrew in August 2010. Walters ran unopposed in the general election.[1]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 13 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Michael P. Walters (D) 22,728 100%

Walters defeated Democratic primary challenger Robert Clark on May 4, 2010.[2]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Walters collected $153,074 in donations.[3]

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael P. Walters's campaign in 2010
North Carolina Democratic Party$4,737
Michael Walters$4,714
North Carolina Hospital Association$3,000
North Carolina Association Of Realtors$2,500
Total Raised in 2010 $153,074


Walters and his wife, Barbara, have three children. They currently reside in Robeson County, North Carolina.

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Preceded by
David F. Weinstein
North Carolina State Senate District 13
Succeeded by