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Rep. G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.)

  • District: 1st District, Northeast -- parts of Durham, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount
  • Residence: Wilson
  • Born: April 27, 1947; Wilson, N.C.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Divorced; two children
  • Education: North Carolina Central U., B.A. 1971 (political science & sociology); North Carolina Central U., J.D. 1974
  • Military Service: Army 1968-70
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Wilson City Council, 1976; N.C. Superior Court judge, 1989-2001; N.C. Supreme Court, 2001-02; defeated for election to N.C. Supreme Court, 2002; N.C. Superior Court judge, 2003-04; U.S. House, 2004-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (5th full term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Communications & Technology; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 1st District, Northeast -- parts of Durham, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general G.K. Butterfield (D) 254,644 75.3%
Pete DiLauro (R) 77,288 22.9%
Darryl Holloman (LIBERT) 6,134 1.8%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 71% Mitt Romney: 28%
2008 Barack Obama: 71% John McCain: 29%




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