Stan Bingham

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Stan Bingham
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North Carolina State Senate District 33
In office
2001 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 13
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 7, 2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Chair/Vice Chair, Davidson County Commission
1990 – 1994
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina State University (1968)
BirthdayDecember 29, 1945
Place of birthWinston-Salem, North Carolina
Office website
Personal website
Stan Bingham (b. December 29, 1945) is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 33. He was first elected to the chamber in 2000.


Bingham earned his B.S. in Forestry from North Carolina State University in 1968. He is the founder of The Denton Orator and the founder/owner of Lumber Company. Bingham was Chair/Vice Chair of the Davidson County Commission from 1990 to 1994.

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources
Appropriations on Justice and Public Safety
Health Care
Judiciary II
Program Evaluation
State and Local Government


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


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


In 2011, Bingham, part-owner of an inspection-offering service center, proposed to end mandatory annual automobile inspections required in North Carolina since 1966. Although it did not become law, his proposal was identified by the John Locke Foundation as one which would have reduced "cronyism" in North Carolina.[1]



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Bingham defeated Eddie Gallimore and Sam Watford in the May 8 Republican Primary. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

North Carolina State Senate, District 33, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngStan Bingham Incumbent 100% 61,664
Total Votes 61,664

North Carolina State Senate District 33 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngStan Bingham Incumbent 40.4% 9,135
Eddie Gallimore 38.2% 8,630
Sam Watford 21.4% 4,823
Total Votes 22,588


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Bingham won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 33 in the November 2 general election. He was unopposed.[5]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 33 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Stan Bingham (R) 38,859 100%

Bingham also was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[6]


On November 4, 2008, Bingham won re-election to the 33rd district in the North Carolina State Senate. Bingham had no challenger. [7]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Bingham collected $36,100 in donations.[8]

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stan Bingham's campaign in 2010
Anesthesiologists Of The Triad$3,000
Eastern Band Of Cherokee Indians$2,000
Piedmont Triad Anesthesia$2,000
Bank Of America$2,000
North Carolina Dental Society$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $36,100


In 2008, Bingham collected $29,566 in donations.[9]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Piedmont Triad Anesthesia $3,000
Greensboro Anesthesia Physicians $2,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina $1,500
North Carolina Dental Society $1,250
North Carolina Medical Society $1,000


Bingham and his wife, Lora, have four children. They currently reside in Denton, North Carolina.

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