North Carolina General Assembly of 2003–04

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North Carolina General Assembly 2003–2004
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North Carolina Legislative Building
Legislative body North Carolina General Assembly
Country United States
State North Carolina
Meeting place North Carolina State Legislative Building
Term 2003-2004
North Carolina Senate
Members 50 Senators
President pro tempore Marc Basnight (Dem)
Majority Leader Tony Rand (Dem)
Minority Leader Patrick J. Ballantine (Rep)
Party control Democratic Party
North Carolina House of Representatives
Members 120 Representatives
Co-Speakers of the House James B. Black (Dem)
Richard T. Morgan (Rep)
Majority Leader Joe Hackney (Dem)
Minority Leader Joe L. Kiser (Rep)
Party control Democratic-led power share
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Members of the North Carolina General Assembly, 2003–2004 session were elected in November 2002. The 2002 legislative elections were conducted under an interim redistricting map following the 2000 census; a more permanent redistricting map was passed in November 2003 for use through 2010.

State House[edit]

The North Carolina State House, during the 2003–2004 session, consisted of 60 Democrats and 60 Republicans; consequently, Democratic and Republican co-speakers shared leadership of the body.

Leaders[edit]

North Carolina House Officers
Position Name Party
Co-Speaker James B. Black Democratic
Co-Speaker Richard T. Morgan Republican
Majority Leader Joe Hackney Democratic
Majority Whips Beverly M. Earle Democratic
R. Phillip Haire Democratic
Marian N. McLawhorn Democratic
Paul Miller Democratic
Minority Leader Joe L. Kiser Republican
Minority Whip Trudi Walend Republican
Deputy Minority Whip Carolyn H. Justice Republican
Freshman Leaders Rick Glazier Democratic
John I. Sauls Republican
  • Permanent Democratic Caucus Chair: Edd Nye (22nd district)

Members[edit]

North Carolina House Members 2003-2004
District Representative Party Residence Counties Represented
1 William C. Owens, Jr. Democratic Elizabeth City Camden , Currituck , Gates , Pasquotank
2 William T. Culpepper, III Democratic Edenton Chowan , Dare , Gates , Perquimans , Tyrrell
3 Michael A. Gorman Republican Trent Woods Craven , Pamlico
4 Charles Elliott Johnson Democratic Greenville Craven , Martin , Pitt
5 Howard J. Hunter, Jr. Democratic Ahoskie Bertie , Hertford , Northampton
6 Arthur J. Williams Democratic Washington Beaufort , Hyde , Washington
7 John D. Hall Democratic Scotland Neck Halifax , Nash
8 Edith D. Warren Democratic Farmville Greene , Martin , Pitt
9 Marian N. McLawhorn Democratic Grifton Pitt
10 Stephen A. LaRoque Republican Kinston Duplin , Lenoir
11 Louis M. Pate, Jr. Republican Mount Olive Wayne
12 William L. Wainwright Democratic Havelock Craven , Jones , Lenoir
13 Jean R. Preston Republican Emerald Isle Carteret , Onslow
14 Keith P. Williams Republican Hubert Onslow
15 W. Robert Grady Republican Jacksonville Onslow
16 Carolyn H. Justice Republican Hampstead New Hanover , Pender
17 Bonner L. Stiller Republican Oak Island Brunswick , New Hanover
18 Thomas E. Wright Democratic Wilmington Brunswick , Columbus , New Hanover
19 Daniel F. McComas Republican Wilmington New Hanover
20 Dewey L. Hill Democratic Whiteville Brunswick
21 Larry M. Bell Democratic Clinton Duplin , Sampson , Wayne
22 Edd Nye Democratic Elizabethtown Bladen , Sampson
23 Joe P. Tolson Democratic Pinetops Edgecombe , Wilson
24 Jean Farmer-Butterfield Democratic Wilson Edgecombe , Wilson
25 William G. Daughtridge, Jr. Republican Rocky Mount Nash
26 Billy J. Creech Republican Clayton Johnston , Wayne
27 Stanley H. Fox Democratic Oxford Granville , Vance , Warren
28 N. Leo Daughtry Republican Smithfield Johnston
29 Paul Miller Democratic Durham Durham
30 Paul Luebke Democratic Durham Durham
31 Henry M. Michaux, Jr. Democratic Durham Durham
32 James W. Crawford, Jr. Democratic Oxford Durham , Granville , Vance
33 Bernard Allen Democratic Raleigh Wake
34 Don Munford Republican Raleigh Wake
35 Jennifer Weiss Democratic Cary Wake
36 David M. Miner Republican Wake
37 Paul Stam Republican Apex Wake
38 Deborah K. Ross Democratic Raleigh Wake
39 J. Sam Ellis Republican Raleigh Wake
40 Rick L. Eddins Republican Raleigh Wake
41 Margaret H. Dickson Democratic Fayetteville Cumberland , Harnett
42 Marvin W. Lucas Democratic Spring Lake Cumberland , Harnett
43 Mary E. McAllister Democratic Fayetteville Cumberland
44 Rick Glazier Democratic Fayetteville Cumberland
45 Alex Warner Democratic Hope Mills Cumberland
46 Douglas Y. Yongue Democratic Laurinburg Hoke , Robeson , Scotland
47 Ronnie N. Sutton Democratic Pembroke Hoke , Robeson
48 Donald A. Bonner Democratic Rowland Hoke , Robeson , Scotland
49 Lucy T. Allen Democratic Louisburg Franklin , Halifax , Warren
50 J. Russell Capps Republican Raleigh Wake
51 John I. Sauls Republican Sanford Harnett , Lee , Moore
52 Richard T. Morgan Republican Pinehurst Moore
53 David R. Lewis Republican Dunn Harnett
54 Joe Hackney Democratic Chapel Hill Chatham , Orange
55 Gordon P. Allen Democratic Roxboro Orange , Person
56 Verla C. Insko Democratic Chapel Hill Orange
57 Joanne W. Bowie Republican Greensboro Guilford
58 Alma S. Adams Democratic Greensboro Guilford
59 Maggie Jeffus Democratic Greensboro Guilford
60 Earl Jones Democratic Greensboro Guilford
61 Stephen W. Wood Republican Guilford
62 John M. Blust Republican Greensboro Guilford
63 Alice L. Bordsen Democratic Mebane Alamance
64 Cary D. Allred Republican Burlington Alamance
65 E. Nelson Cole Democratic Reidsville Rockingham
66 P. Wayne Sexton, Sr. Republican Eden Forsyth , Rockingham
67 Arlie F. Culp Republican Ramseur Randolph
68 G. Wayne Goodwin Democratic Hamlet Richmond , Stanly
69 Pryor A. Gibson, III Democratic Wadesboro Anson , Montgomery , Union
70 Bobby H. Barbee, Sr. Republican Locust Stanly , Union
71 Larry W. Womble Democratic Winston-Salem Forsyth
72 Earline W. Parmon Democratic Winston-Salem Forsyth
73 J. Curtis Blackwood, Jr. Republican Matthews Union
74 Linda P. Johnson Republican Kannapolis Cabarrus
75 Jeffrey L. Barnhart Republican Concord Cabarrus
76 W. Eugene McCombs[H 1]
Fred F. Steen, II[H 2]
Republican Faith
Landis
Rowan
77 Lorene T. Coates Democratic Salisbury Rowan
78 Harold J. Brubaker Republican Asheboro Randolph
79 Julia C. Howard Republican Mocksville Davidson , Davie , Iredell
80 Jerry C. Dockham Republican Denton Davidson
81 L. Hugh Holliman Democratic Lexington Davidson
82 W. Eugene Wilson Republican Boone Ashe , Watauga
83 R. Tracy Walker Republican Wilkesboro Wilkes
84 Phillip D. Frye Republican Spruce Pine Avery , Caldwell , Mitchell
85 Mitch Gillespie Republican Marion Burke , Caldwell , McDowell
86 Walter G. Church, Sr. Democratic Valdese Burke
87 Edgar V. Starnes Republican Granite Falls Alexander , Caldwell
88 Mark K. Hilton Republican Conover Catawba
89 Mitchell S. Setzer Republican Catawba Catawba
90 James A. Harrell, III Democratic Elkin Alleghany , Surry
91 Rex L. Baker Republican King Forsyth , Stokes , Surry
92 George M. Holmes Republican Hamptonville Forsyth , Yadkin
93 William C. McGee Republican Clemmons Forsyth
94 Michael P. Decker Republican Walkertown Forsyth
95 Karen B. Ray Republican Mooresville Catawba , Iredell
96 W. Franklin Mitchell Republican Olin Iredell
97 Joe L. Kiser Republican Vale Lincoln
98 John W. Rhodes Republican Huntersville Mecklenburg
99 Drew P. Saunders Democratic Huntersville Mecklenburg
100 James B. Black Democratic Matthews Mecklenburg
101 Beverly M. Earle Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
102 Becky Carney Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
103 Jim Gulley Republican Matthews Mecklenburg
104 Constance K. Wilson Republican Charlotte Mecklenburg
105 W. Edwin McMahan Republican Charlotte Mecklenburg
106 Martha B. Alexander Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
107 W. Pete Cunningham Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
108 John M. Rayfield Republican Gaston
109 Patrick T. McHenry Republican Cherryville Gaston
110 Debbie A. Clary Republican Cherryville Cleveland , Gaston
111 Tim Moore Republican Kings Mountain Cleveland
112 Bobby F. England Democratic Ellenboro Cleveland
113 Trudi Walend Republican Brevard Henderson , Polk , Transylvania
114 Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr.[H 3]
Susan C. Fisher[H 4]
Democratic Asheville
Asheville
Buncombe
115 D. Bruce Goforth Democratic Asheville Buncombe
116 Wilma M. Sherrill Republican Asheville Buncombe
117 Carolyn K. Justus Republican Hendersonville Henderson , Transylvania
118 Ray Rapp Democratic Mars Hill Haywood , Madison , Yancey
119 R. Phillip Haire Democratic Silva Haywood , Jackson , Macon , Swain
120 Roger West Republican Marble Cherokee , Clay , Graham , Macon

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Died: 20 January 2004
  2. ^ Appointed 16 February 2004
  3. ^ Appointed to NC Senate, 6 February 2004
  4. ^ Replaced Nesbitt

State Senate[edit]

The North Carolina State Senate, during the 2003–2004 session, consisted of 28 Democrats and 22 Republicans.

Leaders[edit]

North Carolina Senate Officers
Position Name Party
Lieutenant Governor / President of the Senate Beverly Perdue Democratic
President Pro Tem Marc Basnight Democratic
Deputy President Pro Tempore Charlie Smith Dannelly Democratic
Majority Leader Tony Rand Democratic
Majority Whip Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Democratic
Minority Leader Patrick J. Ballantine Republican
Deputy Minority Leader James Forrester Republican
Minority Whip Fern Shubert Republican
Deputy Minority Whip Tom Apodaca Republican

Members[edit]

North Carolina Senate Members 2003-2004
District Senator Party Residence Counties Represented
1 Marc Basnight Democratic Manteo Beaufort , Camden , Chowan , Currituck , Dare , Hyde , Pasquotank , Perquimans
2 Scott Thomas Democratic New Bern Carteret , Craven , Pamlico
3 Clark Jenkins Democratic Tarboro Bertie , Edgecombe , Martin , Pitt , Tyrrell , Washington
4 Robert Lee Holloman Democratic Ahoskie Gates , Halifax , Hertford , Northampton , Vance , Warren
5 Tony P. Moore[S 1] Republican Winterville Pitt , Wilson
6 Cecil Hargett Democratic Jacksonville Jones , Onslow
7 John H. Kerr III Democratic Goldsboro Greene , Lenoir , Wayne
8 R. C. Soles, Jr. Democratic Tabor City Brunswick , Columbus , Pender
9 Patrick J. Ballantine Republican Wilmington New Hanover
10 Charles W. Albertson Democratic Duplin , Harnett , Sampson
11 A. B. Swindell Democratic Nashville Franklin , Nash , Vance
12 Fred Smith Republican Johnston , Wayne
13 David F. Weinstein Democratic Lumberton Hoke , Robeson
14 Vernon Malone Democratic Raleigh Wake
15 John H. Carrington Republican Wake
16 Eric Miller Reeves Democratic Raleigh Wake
17 Richard Y. Stevens Republican Cary Wake
18 Wib Gulley Democratic Durham Durham , Granville , Person
19 Tony Rand Democratic Fayetteville Bladen , Cumberland
20 Jeanne Hopkins Lucas Democratic Durham Durham
21 Larry Shaw Democratic Fayetteville Cumberland
22 Harris Blake Republican Pinehurst Harnett , Lee , Moore
23 Eleanor Kinnaird Democratic Carrboro Chatham , Orange
24 Hugh Webster Republican Burlington Alamance , Caswell
25 William R. Purcell Democratic Laurinburg Anson , Richmond , Scotland , Stanly
26 Phil Berger Republican Eden Guilford , Rockingham
27 Kay Hagan Democratic Greensboro Guilford
28 Katie G. Dorsett Democratic Greensboro Guilford
29 Jerry W. Tillman Republican Archdale Montgomery , Randolph
30 John A. Garwood Republican North Wilkesboro Stokes , Surry , Wilkes
31 Hamilton C. Horton, Jr. Republican Winston-Salem Forsyth
32 Linda Garrou Democratic Winston-Salem Forsyth
33 Stan Bingham Republican Denton Davidson , Guilford
34 Andrew C. Brock Republican Mocksville Davie , Rowan
35 Fern Shubert Republican Marshville Mecklenburg , Union
36 Fletcher L. Hartsell, Jr. Republican Concord Cabarrus , Rowan
37 Daniel G. Clodfelter Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
38 Charlie Smith Dannelly Democratic Charlotte Mecklenburg
39 Robert A. Rucho Republican Matthews Mecklenburg
40 Robert Pittenger Republican Charlotte Mecklenburg
41 R. B. Sloan, Jr. Republican Mooresville Alexander , Iredell
42 James Forrester Republican Stanley Catawba , Gaston , Lincoln
43 David W. Hoyle Democratic Dallas Gaston
44 Austin M. Allran Republican Hickory Burke , Catawba
45 Virginia Foxx Republican Banner Elk Alleghany , Ashe , Caldwell , Watauga , Wilkes
46 Walter H. Dalton Democratic Rutherfordton Cleveland , Rutherford
47 Joe Sam Queen Democratic Waynesville Avery , Haywood , Madison , McDowell , Mitchell , Yancey
48 Tom Apodaca Republican Hendersonville Buncombe , Henderson , Polk
49 Stephen M. Metcalf[S 2]
Martin L. Nesbitt, Jr.[S 3]
Democratic Asheville
Asheville
Buncombe
50 Robert C. Carpenter Republican Franklin Cherokee , Transylvania

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Switched parties during term
  2. ^ Resigned 2 February 2004.
  3. ^ Appointed 6 February 2004.

See also[edit]