July 24, 2014

Sen. Kay Hagan (D-N.C.)

  • District: Junior Senator from North Carolina
  • Residence: Greensboro
  • Born: May 26, 1953; Shelby, N.C.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Husband, Chip Hagan; three children
  • Education: Florida State U., B.A. 1975 (American studies); Wake Forest U., J.D. 1978
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: N.C. Senate, 1999-2009; U.S. Senate, 2009-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Sen. Elizabeth Dole, R
  • Committee Assignments: Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities - Chairwoman; Personnel; Seapower); Banking, Housing & Urban Affairs (Economic Policy; Financial Institutions & Consumer Protection; Securities, Insurance & Investment); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families - Chairwoman; Primary Health & Aging); Small Business & Entrepreneurship
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State Information: North Carolina

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2008 general Kay Hagan (D) 2,249,311 52.6%
Elizabeth Dole (R) 1,887,510 44.2%
Christopher Cole (LIBERT) 133,430 3.1%
2002 general Elizabeth Dole (R) 1,248,664 53.6%
Erskine Bowles (D) 1,047,983 45%
Sean Haugh (LIBERT) 33,807 1.4%
Paul DeLaney (Write-In) 727 0%
1996 general Jesse Helms (R) 1,345,833 52.6%
Harvey B. Gantt (D) 1,173,875 45.9%
Ray Ubinger (LIBERT) 25,396 1%
J. Victor Pardo (NL) 11,209 0.4%
Karen Kopperud (Write-In) 143  
1990 general Jesse Helms (R) 1,088,331 52.5%
Harvey B. Gantt (D) 981,573 47.4%
1984 general Jesse Helms (R) 1,156,768 51.7%
James B. Hunt Jr. (D) 1,070,488 47.8%
Bobby Emory (LIBERT) 9,302 0.4%
Kate Daher (SW) 2,493 0.1%
1978 general Jesse Helms (R) 619,151 54.5%
1972 general Jesse Helms (R) 795,248 54%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 49.7% John McCain: 49.38%
2012 : 48.35% : 50.39%
2004 John Kerry: 44% George W. Bush: 56%
2000 Al Gore: 43% George W. Bush: 56%
1996 Bill Clinton: 44% Robert Dole: 49%
1992 Bill Clinton: 43% George H. W. Bush: 43%
1988 Michael Dukakis: 42% George H. W. Bush: 58%
1984 Walter F. Mondale: 38% :