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Resigned on Jan. 6, 2014.

Rep. Melvin Watt (D-N.C.)

  • District: 12th District, Central -- parts of Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro
  • Residence: Charlotte
  • Born: August 26, 1945; Charlotte, N.C.
  • Religion: Presbyterian
  • Family: Wife, Eulada Watt; two children
  • Education: U. of North Carolina, B.S. 1967 (business administration); Yale U., J.D. 1970
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: N.C. Senate, 1985-86; U.S. House, 1993-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1992 (11th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Financial Services (Capital Markets & Government Sponsored Enterprises; Financial Institutions & Consumer Credit); Judiciary (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet - Ranking Member)
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State Information: 12th District, Central -- parts of Charlotte, Winston-Salem and Greensboro

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Melvin Watt (D) 247,591 79.6%
Jack Brosch (R) 63,317 20.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 78% Mitt Romney: 21%
2008 Barack Obama: 78% John McCain: 21%




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