Kenneth Spaulding

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Kenneth B. Spaulding is an American politician and attorney from North Carolina.

A member of the Democratic Party from Durham, North Carolina, Spaulding served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1978 to 1984.[1] He ran for the United States House of Representatives to represent North Carolina's 2nd congressional district in 1984, challenging incumbent Democrat Tim Valentine in the primary.[2] Spaulding lost, taking 60,535 votes (47.88%) to Valentine's 65,893 (52.12%).[3]

He later served on the North Carolina Board of Transportation under Governor Mike Easley. He announced in 2013 that he will run for the Democratic nomination in the 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial election.[1]


  1. ^ a b Christensen, Rob (August 26, 2013). "Spaulding announces early for 2016 governor's race | State Politics". Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ Schmidt, William E. (May 9, 1984). "New York Times". North Carolina: Retrieved October 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ Ray Gronberg (August 26, 2013). "Durham Herald-Sun". Retrieved October 9, 2013.