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Sen. Richard M. Burr (R-N.C.)

  • District: Senior Senator from North Carolina
  • Residence: Winston-Salem
  • Born: November 30, 1955; Charlottesville, Va.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Brooke Burr; two children
  • Education: Wake Forest U., B.A. 1978 (communications)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Republican nominee for U.S. House, 1992; U.S. House, 1995-2005; U.S. Senate, 2005-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2004 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Finance (Energy, Natural Resources & Infrastructure; Fiscal Responsibility & Economic Growth; Health Care); Health, Education, Labor & Pensions (Children & Families; Primary Health & Aging - Ranking Member); Veterans' Affairs - Ranking Member; Select Intelligence
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State Information: North Carolina

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Richard Burr (R) 1,458,046 54.8%
Elaine Marshall (D) 1,145,074 43%
Mike Beitler (LIBERT) 55,687 2.1%
2004 general Richard Burr (R) 1,791,450 51.6%
Erskine Bowles (D) 1,632,527 47%
Tom Bailey (LIBERT) 47,743 1.4%
1998 general John Edwards (D) 1,029,237 51.2%
Lauch Faircloth (R) 945,943 47%
Barbara J. Howe (LIBERT) 36,963 1.8%
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% :

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