Tamara P. Barringer

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Tamara P. Barringer
State Senator Tamara Barringer.jpg
Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court
Assumed office
January 1, 2021
Preceded byMark A. Davis
Member of the North Carolina Senate
from the 17th district
In office
January 1, 2013 – January 1, 2019
Preceded byRichard Stevens
Succeeded bySam Searcy
Personal details
BornDecember 1
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (BS, JD)
OccupationLawyer, politician

Tamara Patterson Barringer (born December 1)[1] is an American lawyer and judge. She is an Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. She was a Republican state senator from North Carolina's 17th district for six years

She received her Bachelor of Science in business administration and her Juris Doctor from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Election results[edit]

Barringer ran in the 2012 election for the North Carolina Senate. She defeated Erv Portman (D) in the November 2012 general election.[2]

North Carolina Senate District 17, November 6, 2012
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Tamara P. Barringer 57,101 53.67%
Democratic Erv Portman 49,298 46.33%

In the November 2018 general election, she lost to Sam Searcy by a margin of 50 percent to 47 percent.[3]

Barringer ran for the North Carolina Supreme Court in 2020 against incumbent Mark A. Davis.[4] She won the election in November 2020.[5]


  • 2015 Champion for Children Award. Presented by Children’s Hope Alliance and Benchmarks.[6]


  1. ^ "2017 North Carolina General Assembly Directory of Members Committees Rules" (PDF). North Carolina Legislature. Retrieved February 9, 2021.
  2. ^ "North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate lists," accessed March 9, 2012". Archived from the original on Mar 11, 2013. Retrieved Mar 20, 2021.
  3. ^ "North Carolina Election Results - Election Results 2018 - The New York Times". nytimes.com. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
  4. ^ "Our Campaigns - NC State Supreme Court - Associate Justice Race - Nov 03, 2020". www.ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved Mar 20, 2021.
  5. ^ North State Journal Staff (Nov 5, 2020). "Barringer wins seat on N.C. Supreme Court". Retrieved Mar 20, 2021.
  6. ^ "Stevens awarded for foster-care efforts". mtairynews.com. July 30, 2015. Retrieved May 13, 2020.

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North Carolina Senate
Preceded by
Richard Stevens
Member of the North Carolina Senate
from the 17th district

Succeeded by
Sam Searcy
Legal offices
Preceded by
Mark A. Davis
Associate Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court