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State Representatives

North Carolina is located in the Southern region of the USA with Raleigh as its capital.  Roy Cooper (D) is Governor.

The North Carolina legislature has 56 Senate members and 180 House members.

Governor Roy Cooper

Current Position: Governor since 2017
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): Attorney General from 2001 – 2017; State Senator from 1991 – 2001; US Representative from 1987 – 1991

Featured Quote: 
Business is thriving in North Carolina, and it’s not hard to see why — our talented workers, welcoming communities and nationally-ranked universities and community colleges continue bringing more companies to our great state.

Featured Video: 
Coronavirus Briefing: NC Gov. Roy Cooper (07/21/21)

For more information, go to this post.

US Senators

Senator Richard Burr

Richard Burr 2Current Position: US Senator since 2005
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): US Representative from 1995 – 2005

Other Positions:  
Ranking Member, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee

Featured Quote: 
One of the ICA’s most important conclusions was that Russia’s aggressive interference efforts should be considered ‘the new normal.’   That warning has been borne out, as Russia and its imitators increasingly use information warfare to sow societal chaos and discord.

For more information, go to this post.

Senator Thom Tillis

Thom Tillis 2Current Position: US Senator since 2015
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Senator
Former Position(s): US Representative from 2007 – 2015; Accounting consultant from 1986 – 2007

Featured Quote: 
Today, I joined my colleagues to talk about the Democrats’ reckless tax and spending spree and the consequences of the rising costs facing Americans.

For more information, go to this post.

US House Members

North Carolina’s 13 US House members are shown in the US House Members “Top Posts” slider.

G. K. Butterfield

G. K. Butterfield 1Current Position: US Representative for NC District 1 since 2004
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court from 2001 – 2003

Featured Quote: 
Starting today, over 90% of children in my district will begin receiving monthly #ChildTaxCredit payments of up to $250/child between the ages of 6-17 or up to $300/child under the age of 6.

For more information, go to this post.

Deborah Ross

Deborah K. Ross 1Current Position: US Representative for NC 2nd District since 2021
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): Lawyer from 1990 – 2013

Featured Quote: 
Republicans want to pick their voters rather than have voters pick their politicians. Honored to join @TheRevAl
to discuss how we can combat GOP-led voter suppression efforts in legislatures across America. We must use every tool at our disposal to protect the right to vote.

For more information, go to this post.

Greg Murphy

Greg Murphy 2Current Position: US Representative for NC 3rd District since 2020
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): State Delegate from 2015 – 2019; Surgeion from 1991 – 2019

Other Positions:  
Ranking Member, Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee – Education & Labor Committee

Featured Quote: 
After throwing out the first pitch at the @mhcmarlins game tonight, I was proud to honor @USMC veteran Sergeant Andrew Anthony with a certificate of congressional recognition for his exceptional valor and service. Words cannot express our gratitude.

For more information, go to this post.

David Price

David Price 1Current Position: US Representative for NC 4th District since 1997
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): US Senator

Other Positions:  
Chair, Subcommittees Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies

Featured Quote: 
#ICYMI: I hosted a roundtable on the importance of child care w/ 4th district leaders. The #AmericanFamiliesPlan tackles generational inequities by investing in high-quality child care, helping youth thrive & their families participate in the labor force.

For more information, go to this post.

Virginia Foxx

Virginia Foxx 1Current Position: US Representative for NC 5th District since 2005
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): State Senator from 1995 – 2005

Other Positions:  
Ranking Member, House Committee on Education and Labor

Featured Quote: 
LIFE is the fundamental component to both liberty and the pursuit of happiness. It’s quite clear that Speaker Pelosi fails to recognize that. Absolutely shameful!

For more information, go to this post.

Kathy Manning

Kathy ManningCurrent Position: US Representative for NC 6th District since 2021
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): US Senator

Featured Quote: 
Today is my 100th day as your Congresswoman! Here in #NC06 my team and I have been hard at work for you. If you need assistance with a federal agency, please call my office at (336) 333-5005. For more updates, sign up for my newsletter at http://manning.house.gov.

For more information, go to this post.

David Rouzer

David Rouzer 2Current Position: US Representative for NC District 7 since 2015
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): State Senator from 2009 – 2013

Featured Quote: 
Not long ago, President Biden supported the Hyde Amendment. But now, Democrats want to eliminate it. We must protect this long-standing, bipartisan policy that has saved nearly 2.5 million lives and stops taxpayer money from being used to fund abortion. #HydeSavesLives

For more information, go to this post.

Richard Hudson

Richard Hudson 1Current Position: US Representative for NC 8th District since 2013
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Congressional staffer from 1999 – 2011

Featured Quote: 
140 Members & I are calling on the ATF to withdraw its rule on stabilizing braces. This rule jeopardizes #2A rights of law-abiding gun owners & disabled veterans across the country, and could make millions of citizens felons overnight.

For more information, go to this post.

Dan Bishop

Dan Bishop 1Current Position: US Representative for NC District 9 since 2020
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): State Senator from 2017 – 2019; State Delegate from 2015 – 2017

Featured Quote: 
Can you imagine @SpeakerPelosi’s reaction if Donald Trump had sent a letter like this? Pelosi is out of her damn mind if she thinks the Capitol Police are her own private army.

For more information, go to this post.

Patrick McHenry

Patrick McHenry 1Current Position: US Representative for NC District 10 since 2005
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): State Delegate from 2003 – 2004

Featured Quote: 
Today I joined Whip @SteveScalise, @RepJamesComer, and @RepBlainein a letter calling out @SecYellen
for failing to appear before Congress to answer important questions about pandemic relief. Click here to read the letter.

For more information, go to this post.

Madison Cawthorn

Madison Cawthorn 1Current Position: US Representative for NC 11th District since 2021
Affiliation: Republican
Former Position(s): Other

Featured Quote: 
BREAKING: I introduced legislation to BAN the use of taxpayer dollars to fund door to door vaccinations. Joe and Kamala can stay OFF my property

For more information, go to this post.

Alma Adams

Alma Adams 1Current Position: US Representative for District 12 since 2015
Affiliation: Democrat
Former Position(s): State Delegate from 1994 – 2013

Other Positions:  
Vice Chair, Subcommittee on Nutrition, Oversight, and Department Operations – Committee on Agriculture
Chair, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections – Committee on Education and Labor

Featured Quote: 
#12YearChallenge The last time Congress increased the federal minimum wage, I was a North Carolina state representative who had just passed an increase in our state minimum wage. I also had fewer hats. Needless to say, 12 years is too long. It’s time to #RaiseTheWage!

For more information, go to this post.

Ted Budd

Ted Budd 1Current Position: US Representative for District 13 since 2017
Affiliation: Republican
Candidate: 2022 US Senator
Former Position(s): Farmer and gun store owner from 1996 – 2017

Featured Quote: 
Taxing everyday #crypto investors & innovators like this will undermine U.S. leadership in this industry. Totally self-destructive.

For more information, go to this post.

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