North Carolina House of Representatives District 102

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North Carolina House of Representatives District 102
Current incumbentBecky Carney Democratic Party
Population76,572
Race28.02% White, 54.6% Black, 0.55% Native American, 4.34% Asian/Pacific Islander, 9.71% Single Race Other, 2.79% Multi-Race
Ethnicity18.97% Hispanic, 81.03% Non-Hispanic
Voting age75.7% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 4, 2014
North Carolina's one hundred and second state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Becky Carney.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 76,572 civilians reside within North Carolina's one hundred and second state house district.[1] North Carolina state representatives represent an average of 79,462 residents, as of the 2010 Census.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented approximately 67,078 residents.[3]

About the office

Members of the North Carolina House of Representatives serve two-year terms and are not subject to term limits. North Carolina legislators assume office the first day of the new General Assembly in January.

Qualifications

Article 2, Section 7 of the North Carolina Constitution states: Each Representative, at the time of his election, shall be a qualified voter of the State, and shall have resided in the district for which he is chosen for one year immediately preceding his election.

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the North Carolina Legislature are paid $13,951/year. Per diem is $104/day set by statute. Legislators are allowed up to $559/month for expenses.[4]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, the Governor is responsible for selecting a replacement.[5][6] When making the appointment, the Governor must make the selection from a list of recommended candidates submitted by the political party committee that holds the vacant seat.[7] The appointment must be made by the Governor within seven days of receiving the list of recommended candidates. The person selected to the seat serves for the remainder of the unfilled term.[6]

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 6, 2014. The general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 28, 2014. Incumbent Becky Carney was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[8][9][10][11]

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Elections for the office of North Carolina House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on May 8, 2012, and a general election on November 6, 2012. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 29, 2012. Incumbent Becky Carney (D) was unopposed in both the general election and Democratic primary.[12][13]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 102, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBecky Carney Incumbent 100% 26,802
Total Votes 26,802

Campaign contributions

Since 2002, candidates for North Carolina House of Representatives District 102 have raised a total of $361,973. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $27,844 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, North Carolina House of Representatives District 102
Year Amount Candidates Average
2012 $41,050 2 $20,525
2010 $101,894 4 $25,474
2008 $75,916 2 $37,958
2006 $60,910 1 $60,910
2004 $14,518 1 $14,518
2002 $67,685 3 $22,562
Total $361,973 13 $27,844

See also

External links

References

  1. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us, "North Carolina General Assembly 2010 Census," accessed October 18, 2013
  2. www.census.gov/, "Population in 2010 of the American states," accessed January 6, 2014
  3. www.census.gov/, "Population in 2000 of the American states," accessed January 6, 2014
  4. NCSL.org, "2012 State Legislator Compensation and Per Diem Table," accessed March 18, 2013
  5. North Carolina General Assembly, "North Carolina Constitution," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Section, Article II, Section 10)
  6. 6.0 6.1 North Carolina General Assembly, "North Carolina General Statutes," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Statute 163-11(a), NC General Statutes)
  7. North Carolina General Assembly, "North Carolina General Statutes," accessed December 18, 2013(Referenced Statute 163-11(b-d), NC General Statutes)
  8. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results For 2014," accessed June 12, 2014
  9. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "General Election Candidate List Grouped by Contest," accessed June 12, 2014
  10. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "05/06/2014 Official Primary Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
  11. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "11/04/2014 Official General Election Results - Statewide," accessed December 5, 2014
  12. North Carolina State Board of Elections, "2012 Official General Election Results," accessed December 5, 2013
  13. North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate lists," accessed March 5, 2012