Rick Gunn

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Rick Gunn
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North Carolina State Senate District 24
Incumbent
In office
January 26, 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 electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Personal
ProfessionOwner, ERA Gunn Realty
ReligionPresbyterian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Richard "Rick" Gunn is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 24. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Gunn earned his B.S. in Business Administration from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. He is a realtor who has operated his own practice, Gunn and Associates LLC, for 25 years.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations on Department of Transportation
Commerce
Insurance
Pensions & Retirement & Aging
Program Evaluation
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Gunn ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8. He defeated Brandon Black (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

North Carolina State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Gunn Incumbent 79% 51,230
     Libertarian Brandon Black 21% 13,605
Total Votes 64,835

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Gunn won election to North Carolina State Senate District 24 in the November 2 general election, defeating incumbent Tony Foriest (D) and Barry Coe (L).[3]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 24 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Gunn (R) 25,674 52.92%
Tony Foriest (D) 20,430 42.11%
Barry Coe (L) 2,412 4.97%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Gunn raised a total of $508,138 in campaign contributions.[4]

His two largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Republican Party $342,841
Gunn Jr., Richard W $32,200

Personal

Gunn and his wife, Gayle, have two children. They currently reside in Burlington, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tony Foriest (D)
North Carolina State Senate District 24
2011–Present
Succeeded by
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