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Tommy Tucker

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Wyatt Tucker
Wyatt Tucker.jpg
North Carolina State Senate District 35
In office
January 26, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Prior offices
City Councilman/Mayor Pro Tem, Weddington
1994 – 1996
Commissioner, Union County
1996 – 2000
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
ProfessionOwner, Parks Heating and Cooling
Office website
Wyatt Thomas "Tommy" Tucker, Sr. is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 35. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Tucker attended North Carolina State University. He became the owner of Parks Heating and Cooling in 2000 after working as a factory representative for International Comfort Products. Tucker has served as a member of the Weddington City Council and a Union County Commissioner. He is a veteran of the United States Navy.[1]

Committee assignments


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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources
Appropriations/Base Budget
Health Care
Judiciary II
State and Local Government


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Tommy Tucker endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Tucker ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

North Carolina State Senate, District 35, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWyatt Tucker Incumbent 100% 62,213
Total Votes 62,213


See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Tucker won election to the North Carolina State Senate District 35 in the November 2 general election. He defeated Edward McGuire (D).[4]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 35 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Wyatt Tucker (R) 44,624 71.38%
Edward McGuire (D) 17,890 28.62%
North Carolina State Senate Republican Primary, District 35 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wyatt Tucker 7,471
Fern Shubert 5,723

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Tucker raised a total of $112,507 in campaigns contributions.[5]

His six largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Tucker, Tommy $52,100
Starnes Jr., Samuel Oren $4,000
Cox, Kenneth $2,500
Cox, Marion $2,500
Nationwide $2,500
Cox, John R $2,500

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W. Eddie Goodall (R)
North Carolina State Senate District 35
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