|Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 85th district
1998 – 2013
|Preceded by||Robert C. (Bob) Hunter|
|Born||August 19, 1959|
|Residence||Marion, North Carolina|
|Alma mater||Wake Technical|
|Occupation||Small Business Owner|
|NCGA WebsiteProject Vote Smart|
Robert Mitchell Gillespie is an Assistant Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, and a former Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly. He represented the eighty-fifth district in the North Carolina House of Representatives, including constituents in Burke, Caldwell and McDowell counties. A small business owner from Marion, North Carolina, Gillespie served seven terms in the state House and was re-elected to an eighth term, but resigned to take his position in the executive branch in January 2013.
- NC Board of Elections: 1998 General Election Candidate List[permanent dead link]
- NC Board of Elections: 1998 General Election Results for NC House 49[permanent dead link]
- "Representative Mitch Gillespie (Republican, 2011-2012 Session)". North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved 31 March 2011.
- News & Observer: Rep. Gillespie resigns Archived 2013-02-16 at Archive.is
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