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Richard Stevens

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Richard Stevens
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North Carolina State Senate District 17
Former member
In office
2003 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 5, 2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
J.D.University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard Stevens is a former Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 17 from 2003 to 2013.

Stevens is a former Director of Finance/Assistant City Manager for Durham. He was Manager/Assistant Manager for Wake County from 1984 to 2000.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stevens served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Stevens won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 17, defeating David Donovan (D).[1]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 17 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Richard Stevens (R) 51,391 63.75%
David Donovan (D) 29,217 36.25%

Stevens was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[2]

2008

On November 4, 2008, Stevens was re-elected to the 17th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Brian Irving (L). [3] Stevens raised $96,050 for his campaign, while Irving did not raise any money. [4]

North Carolina Senate, District 17 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Richard Stevens (R) 75,311
Brian Irving (L) 17,441

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Stevens collected $52,463 in donations.[5]

2008

In 2008, Stevens collected $96,050 in donations.[6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Citizens for Higher Education $8,000
John Deere $4,000
Progress Energy $4,000
Critical Health Systems of North Carolina $4,000
Duke Energy $3,000

Personal

Stevens earned his BA, MPA, and JD from the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill.

Stevens is a former Assistant Dean of Men/Assistant Residence Director/Assistant in the Office of Student Affairs for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He is also a former Instructor at North Carolina State University. He was Senior Budget Advisor for the Transition Team for Governor Mike Easley in 2000. He is currently a Management Consultant.

Stevens and his wife Jere have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 17
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Tamara Barringer (R)