North Carolina's 44th House district

American legislative district
North Carolina's 44th State
House of Representatives
district

Representative
  Billy Richardson
D–Fayetteville
Demographics45% White
33% Black
12% Hispanic
3% Asian
2% Native American
5% Remainder of multiracial
Population (2020)81,867

North Carolina's 44th House district is one of 120 districts in the North Carolina House of Representatives. It has been represented by Democrat Billy Richardson since 2015.[1]

Geography

Since 2003, the district has included part of Cumberland County. The district overlaps with the 19th and 21st Senate districts. Starting in 2023, the district will continue to include part of Cumberland County.[2]

District officeholders since 1999

Representative Party Dates Notes Counties
Daniel Barefoot Democratic January 1, 1999 –
January 1, 2003
Redistricted to the 109th district and retired. 1999-2003
Parts of Lincoln and Gaston counties.[3]
Rick Glazier Democratic January 1, 2003 –
January 1, 2005
Redistricted to the 45th district. 2003-Present
Part of Cumberland County.[4][5][6][7][8]
Margaret Dickson Democratic January 1, 2005 –
January 21, 2010
Redistricted from the 41st district.
Resigned to assume seat in the State Senate.
Vacant January 21, 2010 –
February 19, 2010
Dianne Parfitt Democratic February 19, 2010 –
January 1, 2013
Appointed to finish Dickson's term.
Retired.
Rick Glazier Democratic January 1, 2013 –
August 28, 2015
Redistricted from the 45th district.
Resigned.
Vacant August 28, 2015 –
September 1, 2015
Billy Richardson Democratic September 1, 2015 –
Present
Appointed to finish Glazier's term.

Election results

2022

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Democratic primary election, 2022[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles Smith 3,650 61.77%
Democratic Terry L. Johnson Sr. 2,259 38.23%
Total votes 5,909 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2022
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Charles Smith
Total votes 100%
Democratic hold

2020

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Democratic primary election, 2020[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Billy Richardson (incumbent) 5,129 52.10%
Democratic Terry Johnson 4,715 47.90%
Total votes 9,844 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2020[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Billy Richardson (incumbent) 25,412 71.86%
Republican Heather S. Holmes 9,950 28.14%
Total votes 35,362 100%
Democratic hold

2018

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Republican primary election, 2018[12]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Linda Devore 1,531 66.89%
Republican Patrick Petsche 758 33.11%
Total votes 2,289 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2018[13]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Billy Richardson (incumbent) 13,448 56.56%
Republican Linda Devore 10,328 43.44%
Total votes 23,776 100%
Democratic hold

2016

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Republican primary election, 2016[14]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Jim Arp 3,409 50.90%
Republican Richard Button 2,891 43.17%
Republican Todd Ausborn 397 5.93%
Total votes 6,697 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2016[15]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Billy Richardson (incumbent) 15,433 50.57%
Republican Jim Arp 15,086 49.43%
Total votes 30,519 100%
Democratic hold

2014

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2014[16]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rick Glazier (incumbent) 10,171 52.51%
Republican Richard Button 9,200 47.49%
Total votes 19,371 100%
Democratic hold

2012

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Republican primary election, 2012[17]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Richard D. Button 3,002 65.19%
Republican John Czajkowski 1,603 34.81%
Total votes 4,605 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2012[18]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rick Glazier (incumbent) 17,266 56.31%
Republican Richard D. Button 13,398 43.69%
Total votes 30,664 100%
Democratic hold

2010

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Republican primary election, 2010[19]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Johnny Dawkins 1,476 56.44%
Republican Brian Kent 602 23.02%
Republican Lois A. Kirby 537 20.54%
Total votes 2,615 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2010[20]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Diane Parfitt (incumbent) 8,189 50.33%
Republican Johnny Dawkins 8,081 49.67%
Total votes 16,270 100%
Democratic hold

2008

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2008[21]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Margaret Dickson (incumbent) 17,260 61.59%
Republican Lou Huddleston 10,763 38.41%
Total votes 28,023 100%
Democratic hold

2006

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2006[22]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Margaret Dickson (incumbent) 8,648 100%
Total votes 8,648 100%
Democratic hold

2004

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2004[23]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Margaret Dickson (incumbent) 13,764 58.38%
Republican Ralph Reagan 9,812 41.62%
Total votes 23,576 100%
Democratic hold

2002

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district Republican primary election, 2002[24]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Michael "Mike" Stone 1,512 65.31%
Republican Don Talbot 803 34.69%
Total votes 2,315 100%
North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2002[25]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Rick Glazier 7,523 53.43%
Republican Michael Stone 6,556 46.57%
Total votes 14,079 100%
Democratic hold

2000

North Carolina House of Representatives 44th district general election, 2000[26]
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Daniel Barefoot (incumbent) 10,425 62.15%
Republican Tom Rogers 6,348 37.85%
Total votes 16,773 100%
Democratic hold

References

  1. ^ "State House District 44, NC". Census Reporter. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  2. ^ "S.L. 2022-4 House" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  3. ^ "1992 House Base Plan 5" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  4. ^ "Interim House Redistricting Plan For N.C. 2002 Election" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  5. ^ "House Redistricting Plan" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  6. ^ "Lewis-Dollar-Dockham 4" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  7. ^ "2018 House Election Districts" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  8. ^ "HB 1020, 2nd Edition - 2019 House Remedial Map" (PDF). North Carolina General Assembly. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
  9. ^ [1] North Carolina State Board of Elections.
  10. ^ [2] North Carolina State Board of Elections.
  11. ^ [3] North Carolina State Board of Elections.
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  20. ^ [12] North Carolina State Board of Elections.
  21. ^ https://er.ncsbe.gov/?election_dt=11/04/2008&county_id=0&office=NCH&contest=1230 North Carolina State Board of Elections.
  22. ^ https://er.ncsbe.gov/?election_dt=11/07/2006&county_id=0&office=NCH&contest=197 North Carolina State Board of Elections.
  23. ^ https://er.ncsbe.gov/?election_dt=11/02/2004&county_id=0&office=NCH&contest=204 North Carolina State Board of Elections.
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  26. ^ "NC State House 044". Our Campaigns. Retrieved August 8, 2022.
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