Chris Heagarty

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John Christopher "Chris" Heagarty[1] has been described as a long-time player in North Carolina politics,[2] and was appointed by Governor Beverly Perdue to serve in the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2009 to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Rep. Ty Harrell, a fellow Democrat.[3] Heagarty represented the 41st House district in western Wake County.

Heagarty served as executive director and lobbyist for the non-partisan North Carolina Center for Voter Education from 2000 until he left in 2007 to pursue a law degree.[4]

Previously Heagarty lobbied at the North Carolina General Assembly for principals NC Association of Electric Cooperatives Inc. and BellSouth Corporation.[5][6]

Morrisville Councilman Tom Murry defeated Heagarty in the 2010 General Election by a 54-46% margin.

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  1. ^ North Carolina General Assembly. "North Carolina General Assembly - Representative Chris Heagarty (Democrat, 2009-2010 Session)". North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  2. ^ "Raleigh News Blog". 
  3. ^ Observer, The News & (2009-10-18). "Heagarty chosen for seat in House - Politics - NewsObserver.com". The News & Observer. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  4. ^ Observer, The News & (2007-08-14). "Voter Education head leaving - newsobserver.com projects". The News & Observer. Retrieved 2009-12-22. 
  5. ^ North Carolina Department of Secretary of State. "North Carolina Department of Secretary of State Lobbying Registration". North Carolina Department of Secretary of State. Retrieved 2010-07-25. 
  6. ^ North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections. "NCVCE Mission Statement". North Carolina Voters for Clean Elections. 

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