Rating Group: Grass Roots North Carolina

2012 Candidate Positions on Gun Rights

Issues: Guns
State Office Name Party Rating
NA President Barack Obama II D 0%
NC U.S. Senate-Jr Thom Tillis R ****%
NC U.S. House-1 G.K. Butterfield, Jr. D 0%
NC U.S. House-2 Renee Ellmers R ****%
NC U.S. House-3 Walter Jones, Jr. R ****%
NC U.S. House-4 David Price D 0%
NC U.S. House-5 Virginia Foxx R ****%
NC U.S. House-7 David Rouzer R ****%
NC U.S. House-8 Richard Hudson R ****%
NC U.S. House-9 Robert Pittenger R ****%
NC U.S. House-10 Patrick McHenry R ****%
NC U.S. House-11 Mark Meadows R ****%
NC U.S. House-12 Alma Adams D 0%
NC U.S. House-13 George Holding R ****%
NC Governor Patrick McCrory R ***%
NC Lieutenant Governor Dan Forest R ****%
NC State House-1 Bob Steinburg, Sr. R ****%
NC State House-3 Michael Speciale R ****%
NC State House-6 Paul Tine D 0%
NC State House-8 Susan Martin R ****%
NC State House-10 John Bell IV R ***%
NC State House-11 Duane Hall II D 0%
NC State House-12 George Graham, Jr. D 0%
NC State House-13 Patricia McElraft R ****%
NC State House-14 George Cleveland R ****%
NC State House-15 Phil Shepard R ****%
NC State House-16 Christopher Millis R 0%
NC State House-17 Frank Iler R ****%
NC State House-18 Susi Hamilton D 0%
NC State House-19 Ted Davis, Jr. R 0%
NC State House-20 Rick Catlin R 0%
NC State House-21 Larry Bell, Sr. D 0%
NC State House-22 William Brisson D *%
NC State House-24 Jean Farmer-Butterfield D 0%
NC State House-25 Jeffrey Collins R ****%
NC State House-26 Leo Daughtry R ****%
NC State House-27 Michael Wray D *%
NC State House-28 James Langdon, Jr. R ****%
NC State House-29 Larry Hall D 0%
NC State House-30 Paul Luebke D 0%
NC State House-31 Mickey Michaux, Jr. D 0%
NC State House-32 Nathan Baskerville D 0%
NC State House-33 Rosa Gill D 0%
NC State House-35 Christopher Malone III R 0%
NC State House-36 Nelson Dollar R ***%
NC State House-37 Paul Stam, Jr. R **%
NC State House-38 Yvonne Holley D 0%
NC State House-40 Marilyn Avila R ****%
NC State House-42 Marvin Lucas, Jr. D **%
NC State House-43 Elmer Floyd D 0%
NC State House-45 John Szoka R ****%
NC State House-46 Kenneth Waddell D 0%
NC State House-47 Charles Graham D 0%
NC State House-48 Garland Pierce D 0%
NC State House-51 Brad Salmon D 0%
NC State House-52 Jamie Boles, Jr. R ****%
NC State House-53 David Lewis, Sr. R ****%
NC State House-55 Mark Brody R ***%
NC State House-56 Verla Insko D 0%
NC State House-57 Mary Harrison D 0%
NC State House-59 Jonathan Hardister R 0%
NC State House-62 John Blust R ****%
NC State House-63 Stephen Ross R 0%
NC State House-64 Dennis Riddell R ***%
NC State House-65 Bert Jones R ****%
NC State House-66 Ken Goodman D 0%
NC State House-67 Justin Burr R ****%
NC State House-68 Craig Horn R 0%
NC State House-69 Larry Arp R 0%
NC State House-70 Patricia Hurley R ****%
NC State House-71 Evelyn Terry D 0%
NC State House-72 Edward Hanes, Jr. D 0%
NC State House-74 Debra Conrad R ***%
NC State House-75 Donny Lambeth R ***%
NC State House-76 Carl Ford R ****%
NC State House-77 Harry Warren R ****%
NC State House-78 Allen McNeill R 0%
NC State House-79 Julia Howard R ****%
NC State House-81 Rayne Brown R ****%
NC State House-82 Larry Pittman R ***%
NC State House-83 Linda Johnson R ****%
NC State House-84 Rena Turner R 0%
NC State House-86 Hugh Blackwell R ****%
NC State House-88 Rob Bryan III R 0%
NC State House-89 Mitchell Setzer R ****%
NC State House-90 Sarah Stevens R ****%
NC State House-92 Charles Jeter R ****%
NC State House-93 Jonathan Jordan R ****%
NC State House-94 Jeffrey Elmore R ****%
NC State House-97 Jason Saine R ****%
NC State House-99 Rodney Moore D 0%
NC State House-100 Patricia Cotham D 0%
NC State House-101 Beverly Earle D 0%
NC State House-102 Becky Carney D 0%
NC State House-103 William Brawley R ****%
NC State House-106 Carla Cunningham D 0%
NC State House-107 Kelly Alexander, Jr. D 0%
NC State House-108 John Torbett R ***%
NC State House-109 Dana Bumgardner R ****%
NC State House-110 Kelly Hastings R ****%
NC State House-111 Timothy Moore R ****%
NC State House-112 Mike Hager R ****%
NC State House-113 Chris Whitmire R **%
NC State House-114 Susan Fisher D 0%
NC State House-117 Chuck McGrady R 0%
NC State House-118 Michele Presnell R ***%
NC State House-119 Joe Queen D ***%
NC State House-120 Roger West R ****%
NC State Senate-1 Bill Cook R ****%
NC State Senate-2 Norman Sanderson, Jr. R ****%
NC State Senate-4 Angela Bryant D 0%
NC State Senate-5 Don Davis D 0%
NC State Senate-6 Harry Brown R ****%
NC State Senate-7 Louis Pate, Jr. R ****%
NC State Senate-8 William Rabon R ****%
NC State Senate-10 Brent Jackson R ****%
NC State Senate-11 Buck Newton III R ****%
NC State Senate-12 Ronald Rabin R 0%
NC State Senate-14 Dan Blue, Jr. D 0%
NC State Senate-17 Tamara Barringer R 0%
NC State Senate-18 Chad Barefoot R ***%
NC State Senate-19 Wesley Meredith R ****%
NC State Senate-20 Floyd McKissick, Jr. D *%
NC State Senate-21 Ben Clark III D 0%
NC State Senate-22 Mike Woodard D 0%
NC State Senate-23 Valerie Foushee D 0%
NC State Senate-24 Richard Gunn, Jr. R ****%
NC State Senate-26 Philip Berger, Sr. R ****%
NC State Senate-27 Trudy Wade R ****%
NC State Senate-28 Gladys Robinson D 0%
NC State Senate-29 Jerry Tillman R ****%
NC State Senate-33 Stan Bingham R ****%
NC State Senate-34 Andrew Brock R ****%
NC State Senate-35 Tommy Tucker, Sr. R ****%
NC State Senate-36 Fletcher Hartsell, Jr. R ****%
NC State Senate-38 Joel Ford D 0%
NC State Senate-39 Robert Rucho R ****%
NC State Senate-41 Jeff Tarte R ****%
NC State Senate-42 Andy Wells, Jr. R 0%
NC State Senate-43 Kathy Harrington R ****%
NC State Senate-44 David Curtis R 0%
NC State Senate-46 Warren Daniel R ****%
NC State Senate-47 Ralph Hise, Jr. R ****%
NC State Senate-48 Thomas Apodaca R ****%
NC State Senate-50 Jim Davis R ****%
NC Mayor-At-Large Daniel Clodfelter *%
NC Commissioner-6 Timothy Karan ***%
Martha Alexander 0%
George Alley 0%
Austin Allran ****%
Erik Anderson 0%
Kenneth Baker 0%
William Battermann 0%
Clarence Bender 0%
Douglas Berger ****%
Mark Bibbs 0%
Brandon Black ***%
Robin Bradford 0%
Kenneth Brandon 0%
Clyde Brawley ****%
Jack Brosch, Jr. 0%
Brian Brown 0%
Mark Brown 0%
Peter Brunstetter ****%
Jenifer Bubenik 0%
Ross Bulla 0%
Deborah Butler 0%
Richard Button ****%
Scott Bynum ***%
Curtis Campbell 0%
Diana Carroll 0%
Dave Carter ***%
Roy Carter 0%
James Cates 0%
Robert Cayton 0%
Rod Chaney ****%
Mike Clampitt **%
RL Clark ****%
Howard Coble ****%
Gabriel Cohn 0%
Nelson Cole ***%
Linda Coleman *%
Walter Dalton *%
Jim Dancy ****%
Tim D'Annunzio ****%
Floyd Dees 0%
Peter DiLauro 0%
Jimmy Dixon ****%
Jerry Dockham ****%
Don East ****%
Woodrow Edwards, Jr. 0%
Barbara Eveland 0%
Richard Evey, Sr. ****%
John Faircloth ***%
Phillip Feagan 0%
Jerome Fleming 0%
John Flynn, Jr. 0%
Tony Foriest ***%
James Fulghum III **%
Kevin Furr ***%
Thomas Gale 0%
Mitch Gillespie ****%
Rick Glazier 0%
Thomas Goolsby ****%
Malcolm Graham *%
Lewis Guignard, Jr. 0%
James Hardison 0%
Louis Harmati ***%
Kevin Hayes ***%
Danny Hefner 0%
Mark Hollo ****%
Darryl Holloman ****%
Bryan Holloway ****%
Milton Holmes 0%
Barbara Howe ****%
Neal Hunt ****%
Sig Hutchinson 0%
Joseph Inglefield III 0%
Brian Irving ****%
Clark Jenkins **%
Gary Johnson 0%
Edward Jones *%
William Jones, Jr. 0%
Rebecca Judge 0%
Keith Karlsson 0%
Patricia Keever 0%
Eleanor Kinnaird 0%
Larry Kissell 0%
Joe Langley 0%
Mattie Lawson ****%
Bill Luton 0%
Gene Mahaffey 0%
Charles Malone 0%
Ric Marshall 0%
Loretta Martin 0%
Morris McAdoo 0%
Kris McCann ****%
John McDevitt 0%
Mike McIntyre **%
Gene McIntyre ***%
Jamar McKoy 0%
Ivan McLaughlin 0%
Gene McLaurin 0%
Marian McLawhorn **%
Deb McManus 0%
Karrie Mead 0%
Gerald Meisner 0%
Charlie Mellies ****%
Jim Messina 0%
Lori Millberg 0%
Janice Mills 0%
Annie Mobley 0%
Tim Moffitt ****%
Walter Moone 0%
David Moore 0%
Elisabeth Motsinger 0%
Shane Murphy 0%
Thomas Murry ****%
Gregory Muse ****%
Warren Nail ****%
Dale Nelson 0%
Martin Nesbitt, Jr. *%
William Osborne 0%
Delmas Parker, Jr. 0%
Earline Parmon 0%
Earl Philip ****%
Patricia Philipps 0%
Christopher Phillips 0%
Ervin Portman 0%
Gaston Pridgen ****%
Frank Racz 0%
Nathan Ramsey ****%
Ray Rapp 0%
Ron Reale 0%
Melba Reese 0%
Reginald Reid 0%
Wyatt Rike IV 0%
Richard Rivette ****%
Jennifer Roberts 0%
Hayden Rogers 0%
Mitt Romney **%
Deborah Ross 0%
Ruth Samuelson ***%
Jacqueline Schaffer 0%
Jesse Shearin, Jr. 0%
Myra Slone 0%
John Snow, Jr. ****%
Daniel Soucek ****%
Bobby Stanley 0%
Edgar Starnes ****%
Joshua Stein 0%
William Stinson 0%
Michael Stone ****%
Emilie Swearingen 0%
Cullie Tarleton **%
George Tatum 0%
William Tatum 0%
Joe Tolson *%
Michael Vadini 0%
Cristina Vazquez 0%
Michael Walters ****%
Lundia Washington 0%
Mel Watt 0%
Ronald Weatherford 0%
Jane Whilden ****%
Stan White 0%
Wallace White, Jr. **%
Stephen Wilkins 0%
W. Wilkins 0%
Kent Wilsey ***%
Susan Wilson 0%
Cathy Wright ***%
Olga Wright 0%
Jason Wunsch 0%

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