Norman W. Sanderson
|Member of the North Carolina Senate|
from the 2nd district
|Assumed office |
January 9, 2013
|Preceded by||Jean R. Preston|
|Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives|
from the 3rd district
|Preceded by||Alice Graham Underhill|
|Succeeded by||Michael Speciale|
Norman Wesley Sanderson Jr.
July 7, 1951
Lumberton, North Carolina
|Residence||Minnesott Beach, North Carolina|
|Occupation||Child care center owner|
Norman Wesley Sanderson Jr. (born July 7, 1951) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the state's third House district, including constituents in Craven and Pamlico counties. He defeated incumbent Representative Alice Graham Underhill in the 2010 general election.
Sanderson next decided to challenge incumbent Democrat Alice Graham Underhill for the NC House District 3 seat. Neither faced any primary that year. Underhill narrowly beat Sanderson, 49.92%–47.65%.
|Democratic||Alice Graham Underhill||16,943||49.92|
|Democratic||Alice Graham Underhill||7,859||34.24|
When incumbent Republican Jean Preston announced that she would not seek re-election to the NC Senate District Two seat, Sanderson announced that he would run for the position. In the primary, he faced Randy Ramsey, a businessman from Beaufort, and Ken Jones who is mayor of Pine Knoll Shores. Sanderson won the primary with 51.86% of the vote. He goes on to face Democrat Greg Muse in the general election.
- "2012 General Election Candidate List". North Carolina State Board of Elections. p. 4. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- Donald, Maureen (January 25, 2012). "Sanderson Declares Run for Senate Seat". The Pamlico News. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "NC Primary Election Results 2006" (PDF). NC State Board of Elections. p. 2. Retrieved June 5, 2012.[permanent dead link]
- "NC General Election Results 2008". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "NC General Election Results 2010". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved September 5, 2011.
- Book, Sue (May 9, 2012). "Sanderson wins bitter Senate battle". Havelock News. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "NC General Election Results 2012". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved June 5, 2012.
- "NC Values Coalition Legislative Scorecard". Retrieved April 23, 2018.
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