G.K. Butterfield

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G. K. Butterfield currently serves the First Congressional district of North Carolina

George Kenneth Butterfield, Jr. commonly known as G. K. Butterfield, a Democrat, has represented the First Congressional District of North Carolina since 2004. (map)

Record and controversies

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Iraq War

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Environmental record

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Bio

Born April 27, 1947, Butterfield was educated at North Carolina Central University, receiving degrees in sociology and political science. He earned his Juris Doctor from the same university.

Before his election to Congress, Butterfield was an attorney and an elected judge on the North Carolina Superior Court (1989 to 2001). In 2001, he was appointed to the North Carolina Supreme Court. In 2002, Butterfield lost his seat on the Supreme Court and returned to the Superior Court via a special appointment and served until his retirement in May 2004.

Congressional career

Butterfield was elected to Congress in a special election held on July 20, 2004 to fill the unexpired term of Rep. Frank Ballance, who resigned. On the same day, Butterfield won the Democratic primary for the general election to be held in November 2004; he faced Republican Greg Dority and won his first full term with 63% of the popular vote.

2006 elections

No major candidates announced their intentions to contest Butterfield’s seat in the November 2006 election. (See U.S. congressional elections in 2006) [1]

Money in politics

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Links to more campaign contribution information for G.K. Butterfield
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Fundraising profile: 2006 election cycle Career totals
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Top contributors by industry: 2006 election cycle Career totals


Committees and Affiliations

Committees

Committee assignments in the 109th Congress (2005-2006)

  • House Committee on Agriculture
    • Subcommittee on Conservation Credit Rural Development and Research
    • Subcommittee on General Farm Commodities and Risk Management
    • Subcommittee on Department Operations Oversight Dairy Nutrition and Forestry
  • House Committee on Armed Services
    • Subcommittee on Readiness
    • Subcommittee on Tactical Air and Land Forces

More Background Data

Wikipedia also has an article on G.K. Butterfield. This article may use content from the Wikipedia article under the terms of the GFDL.

Contact

DC Office:
413 Cannon House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515
Phone: 202-225-3101
Fax: 202-225-3354
Web Email
Website

District Office - Tarboro:
201 Saint Andrews Street, Room 264
Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-0236
Fax: 252-823-8970

District Office- Weldon:
Post Office Box 836
Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-538-4123
Fax: 252-538-6516

District Office- Williamston:
415 East Boulevard, Suite 100
Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-789-4939
Fax: 252-792-8113

District Office- Wilson:
105 South Douglas Street, Suite 201
Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-237-9816
Fax: 252-291-0356

Articles and Resources

Local blogs and discussion sites

Corresponding article on Wikipedia and Cause Caller. (If Cause Caller link does not work, pick from its list of senators and representatives.)

Current Office: U.S. House of Representatives
111th Congress
Leadership Position:
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110th Congress
Leadership Position:
None
Committees Chaired:
Committees,
Ranking Member On:

Caucuses:
Congressional Black Caucus, Congressional Black Caucus Foundation
Committees: House Committee on Energy and Commerce, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Commerce Trade and Consumer Protection, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality, House Committee on Energy and Commerce/Subcommittee on Environment and Hazardous Materials,
Congressional Career
First Elected to Current Office:
July 20, 2004
First Took Current Office:
July 20, 2004
Next Election:
November 4, 2008
Term Ends:
Freshman Member?
No
Previous Political Work?
North Carolina Supreme Court, Superior Court Judge,
Other Party Membership:
District Offices:
1. 201 Saint Andrews Street, Room 264, Tarboro, NC 27886
Phone: 252-823-0236 / Fax: 252-823-8970
2. Post Office Box 836, Weldon, NC 27890
Phone: 252-538-4123 / Fax: 252-538-6516
3. 415 East Boulevard, Suite 100, Williamston, NC 27892
Phone: 252-789-4939 / Fax: 252-792-8113
4. 105 South Douglas Street, Suite 201, Wilson, NC 27893
Phone: 252-237-9816 / Fax: 252-291-0356



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Date of Birth: April 27, 1947








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