|North Carolina House of Representatives District 37|
|2003 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||12|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Michigan State University|
|J.D.||University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill|
|Service/branch||United States Marine Corps|
|Years of service||1968-1970|
Stam earned his B.S. from Michigan State University in 1972. He received his J.D. from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill School of Law in 1975. Stam was an attorney with Stam, Fordham & Denchi Law Firm from 1976 to 2006. He was a Corporal in the United States Marine Corps from 1968 to 1970.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stam served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Finance, Vice-chair|
|• Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stam served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stam served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Election Law and Campaign Finance Reform|
|• Judiciary I|
|• Local Government II|
|• Pender/New Hanover Redistricting|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Paul Stam Incumbent||57%||24,942|
|Democratic||Jason Ora Wunsch||43%||18,809|
On November 2, 2010 Stam won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Debera McHenry (D) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 37 (2010)|
|Paul Stam (R)||24,937||64.00%|
|Debra McHenry (D)||14,028||36.00%|
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 37|
|Paul Stam (R)||32,172|
|Ed Ridpath (D)||27,503|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, a year in which Stam was up for re-election, he collected $276,755 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Paul Stam's campaign in 2010|
|North Carolina Association Of Realtors||$8,000|
|North Carolina Farm Bureau||$7,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$276,755|
In 2008, Stam collected $194,429 in donations.
These were the largest contributors in 2008.
|NORTH CAROLINA REPUBLICAN PARTY||$17,750|
|NORTH CAROLINA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION||$8,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS||$8,000|
|JOHN DEERE & CO||$6,000|
|NORTH CAROLINA PORK COUNCIL||$4,500|
Stam and his wife, Dottie, have two children. They currently reside in Apex, North Carolina.
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- Campaign website
- North Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Stam
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Twitter feed
- Representative Stam's Facebook page
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