House of Representatives
|North Carolina General Assembly|
New session started
|January 1, 2021|
Length of term
|Salary||$13,951/year + per diem|
| November 3, 2020 |
|November 8, 2022|
|Redistricting||Legislative control, no gubernatorial veto|
|House of Representatives chamber|
North Carolina Legislative Building
Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
|Constitution of North Carolina|
The North Carolina House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the North Carolina General Assembly. The House is a 120-member body led by a Speaker of the House, who holds powers similar to those of the President pro-tem in the North Carolina Senate.
In the 2021-2022 session, the Republican Party holds a 69–51 majority over the Democratic Party, compared to a 65-55 Republican majority in the 2019-2020 session.
The qualifications to be a member of the House are found in the state Constitution: "Each Representative, at the time of his election, shall be a qualified voter of the State, and shall have resided in the district for which he is chosen for one year immediately preceding his election." Elsewhere, the constitution specifies that qualified voters that are 21 are eligible for candidacy except if otherwise disqualified by the constitution, and that no elected officials may deny the existence of God, although the latter provision is no longer enforced, as it is illegal to do so.
Prior to the Constitution of 1868, the lower house of the North Carolina Legislature was known as the North Carolina House of Commons.
(shading indicates majority caucus)
|End of (2017–18) legislature||75||45||120||0|
|Beginning of previous (2019–20) legislature||65||55||120||0|
|End of previous (2019–20) legislature||65||54||120||1|
|Beginning of current (2021-22) legislature||69||50||120||1|
|Latest voting share||57.5%||41.7%|
|North Carolina House Officers|
|Speaker Pro Tempore||Sarah Stevens||Republican|
|Majority Leader||John R. Bell IV||Republican|
|Deputy Majority Leader||Brenden Jones||Republican|
|Majority Whip||Jon Hardister||Republican|
|Minority Leader||Robert T. Reives II||Democratic|
|Deputy Minority Leader||TBD||Democratic|
|Minority Whips||Cynthia Ball||Democratic|
|Garland E. Pierce||Democratic|
|District||Representative||Party||Counties Represented||First elected|
|1||Ed Goodwin||Republican||Bertie, Camden, Chowan, Perquimans, Tyrrell, Washington||2018|
|2||Larry Yarborough||Republican||Granville, Person||2014|
|4||Jimmy Dixon||Republican||Duplin, Onslow||2010|
|5||Howard J. Hunter III||Democratic||Gates, Hertford, Pasquotank||2014|
|6||Bobby Hanig||Republican||Currituck, Dare, Hyde, Pamlico||2018|
|7||Matthew Winslow||Republican||Franklin, Nash||2020|
|10||John R. Bell IV||Republican||Greene, Johnston, Wayne||2012|
|12||Chris Humphrey||Republican||Lenoir, Pitt||2018|
|13||Pat McElraft||Republican||Carteret, Jones||2006|
|14||George G. Cleveland||Republican||Onslow||2004|
|16||Carson Smith||Republican||Columbus, Pender||2018|
|18||Deb Butler||Democratic||New Hanover||2017↑|
|19||Charlie Miller||Republican||Brunswick, New Hanover||2020|
|20||Ted Davis Jr.||Republican||New Hanover||2012↑|
|21||Raymond Smith Jr.||Democratic||Sampson, Wayne||2018|
|22||William Brisson||Republican||Bladen, Sampson||2006|
|23||Shelly Willingham||Democratic||Edgecombe, Martin||2014|
|26||Donna McDowell White||Republican||Johnston||2016|
|27||Michael H. Wray||Democratic||Halifax, Northampton||2004|
|28||Larry C. Strickland||Republican||Harnett, Johnston||2016|
|32||Terry Garrison||Democratic||Granville, Vance, Warren||2016|
|34||Grier Martin||Democratic||Wake||2013↑ (2005-2013)|
|36||Julie von Haefen||Democratic||Wake||2018|
|42||Marvin W. Lucas||Democratic||Cumberland||2000|
|44||William O. Richardson||Democratic||Cumberland||2015↑ (1993-1996)|
|46||Brenden Jones||Republican||Columbus, Robeson||2016|
|48||Garland E. Pierce||Democratic||Hoke, Scotland||2004|
|50||Graig R. Meyer||Democratic||Caswell, Orange||2013↑|
|51||John Sauls||Republican||Harnett, Lee||2016|
|53||Howard Penny, Jr.||Republican||Harnett||2020↑|
|54||Robert T. Reives II||Democratic||Chatham, Durham||2014↑|
|55||Mark Brody||Republican||Anson, Union||2012|
|56||Verla C. Insko||Democratic||Orange||1996|
|66||Ben Moss||Republican||Montgomery, Richmond, Stanly||2020|
|67||Wayne Sasser||Republican||Cabarrus, Stanly||2018|
|73||Lee Zachary||Republican||Forsyth, Yadkin||2014|
|77||Julia Craven Howard||Republican||Davie, Rowan||1988|
|78||Allen McNeill||Republican||Moore, Randolph||2012↑|
|79||Keith Kidwell||Republican||Beaufort, Craven||2018|
|80||Sam Watford||Republican||Davidson||2020 (2015-2019)|
|83||Larry Pittman||Republican||Cabarrus, Rowan||2011↑|
|85||Dudley Greene||Republican||Avery, McDowell, Mitchell||2020|
|89||Mitchell S. Setzer||Republican||Catawba||1998|
|90||Sarah Stevens||Republican||Alleghany, Surry, Wilkes||2008|
|91||Kyle Hall||Republican||Rockingham, Stokes, Surry||2016|
|93||Ray Pickett||Republican||Ashe, Watauga||2020|
|94||Jeffrey Elmore||Republican||Alleghany, Wilkes||2012|
|95||Grey Mills||Republican||Iredell||2020 (2009-2013)|
|98||John Bradford||Republican||Mecklenburg||2018 (2015-2019)|
|110||Kelly Hastings||Republican||Cleveland, Gaston||2010|
|112||David Rogers||Republican||Burke, Rutherford||2016↑|
|113||Jake Johnson||Republican||Henderson, Polk, Transylvania||2019↑|
|114||Susan C. Fisher||Democratic||Buncombe||2004↑|
|117||Tim Moffitt||Republican||Henderson||2020↑ (2011-2015)|
|118||Mark Pless||Republican||Haywood, Madison, Yancey||2020|
|119||Mike Clampitt||Republican||Haywood, Jackson, Swain||2020 (2017-2019)|
|120||Karl Gillespie||Republican||Cherokee, Clay, Graham, Macon||2020|
Source: NC General Assembly official site
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