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Rep. Sue Myrick (R-N.C.)

  • District: 9th District, South central -- parts of Charlotte and Gastonia
  • Residence: Charlotte
  • Born: August 1, 1941; Tiffin, Ohio
  • Religion: Evangelical Methodist
  • Family: Husband, Ed Myrick; two children, three stepchildren
  • Education: Heidelberg College, attended 1959-60 (elementary education)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Charlotte City Council, 1981; Charlotte City Council, 1983-85; sought Republican nomination for mayor of Charlotte, 1985; mayor of Charlotte, 1987-91; sought Republican nomination for U.S. Senate, 1992; U.S. House, 1995-2013
  • Elected: Elected: 1994 (9th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce (Health; Oversight & Investigations); Select Intelligence (Terrorism, Human Intelligence, Analysis & Counterintelligence - Chairwoman)
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State Information: 9th District, South central -- parts of Charlotte and Gastonia

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Sue Myrick (R) 158,790 69%
Jeff Doctor (D) 71,450 31%
2008 general Sue Myrick (R) 241,053 62.4%
Harry Taylor (D) 138,719 35.9%
Andy Grum (LIBERT) 6,711 1.7%
2006 general Sue Myrick (R) 106,206 66.5%
Bill Glass (D) 53,437 33.5%
2004 general Sue Myrick (R) 210,783 70.2%
Jack Flynn (D) 89,318 29.8%
2002 general Sue Myrick (R) 140,095 72.4%
Ed McGuire (D) 49,974 25.8%
Christopher Cole (LIBERT) 3,374 1.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 45% John McCain: 55%
2004 John Kerry: 36% George W. Bush: 63%
2000 Al Gore: 35% George W. Bush: 64%

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