Could you do a better job in the NC General Assembly than what we’ve seen over the last couple of years?

Preparation Meets Opportunity

The Bill of Rights is not a list of American privileges granted to citizens by Congress, only to be protected at the pleasure of the courts. Rather, the Bill of Rights enumerates human rights which are the birthright of everyone born on this planet. To varying degrees, these rights are muted by the power-hungry around the globe, but they cannot be legitimately granted or withdrawn by any earthly entity. 

If the last three sentences made perfect sense to you . . .


If you think you can do a better job in the NC General Assembly than those who are currently there, would you like to prepare for a run and create your own “luck” next year? Well . . . 


The following districts are being vacated by retiring members:

NC House Districts:

  • Rep. Paul Stam (R, District 37, Wake)
  • Rep. Rayne Brown (R, District 81, Havdson)
  • Rep. Jacqueline Schaffer (R, District 105, Mecklenhurg)
  • Rep. Leo Daughtry (R, District 26, Johnston)
  • Rep. Paul Tine (U, District 6, Dare)
  • Rep. Nathan Baskerville (D, District 32, Vance)
  • Rep. J.H. Langdon (R, District 28, Johnston)
  • Rep. Rick Catlin (R, District 20, Hew Hanover)
  • Rep. Ken Waddell (D, District 46, Columbus)
  • Rep. Roger West (R, District 120, Cherokee)
  • Rep. Chris Whitmire (R, District 113, Transylvania)
  • Rep. Tricia Cotham (D, District 100, Mecklenburg)
  • Rep. Rick Glazier (D, District 44, Cumberland)

NC Senate Districts:

  • Sen. Stan Bingham (R, District 33, Davidson)
  • Sen. Bob Rucho (R, District 39, Mecklenburg)
  • Sen. Tom Apodaca (R, District 48, Henderson)
  • Sen. Fletcher Hartsell (R, District 36, Cabarrus)
  • Sen. Dan Soucek (R, District 45, Watauga)
  • Sen. Josh Stein (D, District 16, Wake)
  • Sen Buck Newton (R, District 11, Wilson)

We are also looking for people to primary Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler, and Reps. John Fraley (NCH-095, Iredell), Ted Davis (NCH-019, New Hanover), and Allen McNeill (NCH-078, Moore/Randolph)

Filing ends on December 21, 2015, so you don't have a lot of time to make this happen if you are going to run next year, and make the difference you want to make in Raleigh. It’s important to note that running for an open seat is much, much easier than running against an incumbent.

Check out the districts online and see if you qualify to run in any of them. If you think you can do better than those currently in the General Assembly, here's your chance to prove it—by doing it!


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  • IF YOU’RE SERIOUS ABOUT A CANDIDACY:contact GRNC President Paul Valone. Serious and worthy candidates will receive assistance from GRNC-PVF.  Click here to send a message to GRNC’s President (or go to: Select "GRNC President" as the recipient. 

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