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==Elections==

Revision as of 11:13, 22 February 2013

Phillip Shepard
Phillip Shepard.jpg
North Carolina House of Representatives District 15
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionRetired, minister
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Phillip Shepard is a Republican member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 15. Shepard was first elected in 2010.

He previously worked for the U.S. Marine Corps in transportation logistics as a civilian employee. He also served as a pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church. He was active with the Republican Party before running for office, serving as the Onslow County Republican Party chair.

Shepard attended Coastal Carolina Community College, but did not graduate. He and his late wife, Lois, have no children.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Vice Chair
Regulatory Reform
Commerce and Job Development, Vice Chair
Education
Insurance
Transportation, Vice Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Shepard served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Shepard ran for re-election in 2012. He ran unopposed in both the May 8, 2012 Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Shepard Incumbent 100% 12,111
Total Votes 12,111

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

On November 2, 2010 Shepard won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives. Shepard, with 1,311 votes, defeated Martin Aragona (1,090) and Tracey Miller (587) in the Republican primary on May 4. Shepard faced George Shaeffer (I) in the general election on November 2.[3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, General Election Results, District 15 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Phillip Shepard (R) 5,873 76.64%
George Shaeffer (I) 1,790 23.36%
North Carolina House of Representatives May 4 Primary, District 15, 2010
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Phillip Shepard (R) 1,311
Martin Aragona (R) 1,090
Tracey Miller (R) 587

Campaign themes

Shepard's website outlines the following issues:

  • "Fighting to insure that Onslow County receives all funds available for highways, road construction, and infrastructure."
  • "Stopping wasteful government spending of tax payer dollars."
  • "Working to prepare our children for more job opportunities through higher education and vocational training."
  • "Involving our educators and teachers in the decision making process to improve our educational system."
  • "Working with the NC Department of Commerce and Military Growth Task Force to add jobs and insure Onslow County is prepared for the future."

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Shepard raised a total of $77,782 in campaign contributions.[4]

His five largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Shepard, Phillip R $9,066
Sewell III, Louis W $8,918
Mitchels, Bryan K $5,500
Citizens for a Better Eastern North Carolina $4,000
Padgett, Anthony Mark $4,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Grady
North Carolina House - District 15
2011–present
Succeeded by
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