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Tommy Tucker

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Wyatt Tucker
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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:



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.[2]

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).[3]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Tucker is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Tucker raised a total of $154,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 29, 2013.[4]

Tommy Tucker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina State Senate, District 35 Won $41,675
2010 North Carolina State Senate, District 35 Won $112,507
Grand Total Raised $154,182


Tucker won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Tucker raised a total of $41,675.
North Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tommy Tucker's campaign in 2012
Carolinas Healthcare System$4,000
North Carolina Home Builders Association$2,500
North Carolina Hospital Association$2,500
North Carolina Dermatology Association$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$41,675
Source: Follow the Money


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. [5]

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