Nov 06, 2018
Feb 12, 2018 - Feb 28, 2018
A North Carolina State Senator serves in the upper house of the bicameral North Carolina State Legislature. North Carolina has 50 senators, who each represent one district within the state. Each senator represents about 160,986 constituents from their respective districts. Primary responsibilities of a senator include, developing budget packages, making taxation decisions, passing legislation, allocating spending, and redistricting in collaboration with other senators and the house of representatives. Additionally, the senate has the exclusive authority to try officials impeached by the house in addition to authorizing certain executive appointments. Leadership in the senate is guided by the Senate President, who, after being chosen by the majority party caucus, and elected by the entire senate body, is charged with assigning each senator to various committees and leadership positions. A North Carolina senator serves a two-year term, with no limit on the number of terms served. The salary of this position is $13,951 per year in addition to a per diem of $104 for every day in session and a $559/month expense allowance.
Submit application to:
North Carolina State Board of Elections, PO Box 27255, Raleigh, NC, 27611, US