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|Position = North Carolina State Senate,  District 23
 
|Position = North Carolina State Senate,  District 23
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
|Tenure = 2013-Present
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|Tenure = September 13, 2013-Present
 
|Term ends = January 1, 2015
 
|Term ends = January 1, 2015
 
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|Term limits =N/A
 
|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Next election = November 4, 2014
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|Prior office =North Carolina House of Representatives, District 50
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|Campaign website = http://fousheenchouse.org/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Valerie P. Foushee''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[North Carolina State Senate]], representing District 23. She was first appointed to the chamber on September 13, 2013 to replace [[Ellie Kinnaird]], who resigned  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Valerie P. Foushee''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[North Carolina State Senate]], representing District 23. She was first appointed to the chamber on September 13, 2013 to replace [[Ellie Kinnaird]], who resigned to work in grassroots advocacy.<ref>[http://www.wral.com/kinnaird-seat-draws-a-crowd/12864888/ ''Wral.com,'' "Freshman Rep. Foushee to fill Kinnaird's Senate seat," accessed September 13, 2013]</ref>
 
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<ref>[http://www.wral.com/kinnaird-seat-draws-a-crowd/12864888/ ''Wral.com,'' "Freshman Rep. Foushee to fill Kinnaird's Senate seat," accessed September 13, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2013-2014===
 
===2013-2014===
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Foushee served on the following committees:
 
  
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As of September 23, 2013, Sen. Foushee has not been assigned to any committees.
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|State = North Carolina
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Appropriations
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|Committee3 = Government
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|Committee4 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Transportation
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==Elections==
 
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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* [http://fousheenchouse.org/ Campaign website]
 
* [http://fousheenchouse.org/ Campaign website]
* [http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=House&nUserID=657 House page]
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* [http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascripts/members/viewMember.pl?sChamber=senate&nUserID=383 Senate page]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93091 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=93091 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=93091 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=93091 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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Revision as of 16:29, 23 September 2013

Valerie Foushee
Valerie Foushee.jpg
North Carolina State Senate, District 23
Incumbent
In office
September 13, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedSeptember 13, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
North Carolina House of Representatives, District 50
January 1, 2013-September 13, 2013
Personal
ProfessionRetired
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Valerie P. Foushee is a Democratic member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 23. She was first appointed to the chamber on September 13, 2013 to replace Ellie Kinnaird, who resigned to work in grassroots advocacy.[1]

Biography

Foushee was an administrative services supervisor before retirement.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

As of September 23, 2013, Sen. Foushee has not been assigned to any committees.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Foushee ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 50. She defeated Travis A. Phelps in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. Foushee defeated Rod Chaney (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 50, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngValerie Foushee 55% 24,806
     Republican Rod Chaney 45% 20,266
Total Votes 45,072
North Carolina House of Representatives District 50 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngValerie Foushee 80.5% 11,351
Travis A. Phelps 19.5% 2,744
Total Votes 14,095

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Valerie Foushee is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Valerie Foushee raised a total of $121,842 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[4]

Valerie Foushee's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 50 Won $121,842
Grand Total Raised $121,842

2012

Valerie Foushee won election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Valerie Foushee raised a total of $121,842.
North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Valerie Foushee's campaign in 2012
North Carolina Democratic Party$43,364
Lillians List of North Carolina$8,000
Brown, Jane D$2,357
North Carolina Advocates for Justice$2,000
Craven, Elizabeth B$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$121,842
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Foushee and her husband, Stan, have two children. They currently reside in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ellie Kinnaird (D)
North Carolina Senate - District 23
September 13, 2013–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
Bill Faison (D)
North Carolina House - District 50
2013–September 13, 2013
Succeeded by
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