Steve Goss

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Steve Goss
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North Carolina State Senate District 45
Former senator
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Baptist Minister
Steve Goss was a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 45.

Goss joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2006 and served in that position until 2011, representing the 45th district.


Goss earned his BS in Social Science from Appalachian State University. He went on to become a Master of Divinity from the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary.

Goss is a former Football Coach, High School Teacher, and Missioner to Tokyo Japan. He is currently a Baptist Minister.

Committee assignments

While a member of the North Carolina State Senate, Goss served on the following committees:



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Goss lost his bid for re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in the November 2 general election. He was defeated by Dan Soucek (R).[1]

Goss was unopposed in the primary on May 4, 2010.[2] The election took place on November 2, 2010.

Issue positions


On November 4, 2008, Goss was elected to the 45th District Seat in the North Carolina State Senate, besting Jerry Butler (R). [3] Goss raised $221,213 for his campaign, while Butler raised $111,155. [4]

North Carolina Senate, District 45 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steve Goss (D) 46,014
Jerry Butler (R) 39,349

Campaign donors


In 2008, Goss collected $221,213 in donations.[5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Democratic Party $83,528
Larry Turnbow $5,000
State Employees Association of North Carolina $5,000
Citizens for Higher Education $4,000
Service Employees International Union $4,000


Goss and his wife Phyllis have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
North Carolina State Senate District 45
Succeeded by
Dan Soucek (R)