Jim Perry
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Jim Perry

Republican

State Senator, District 7

North Carolina
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Jim Perry

State Senator, District 7
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47
Years of Age
3
Years of Experience
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James Perry (born c. 1972) is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing the 7th district. He was appointed to the state Senate on January 31, 2019 by Governor Roy Cooper, to replace Louis Pate, who resigned due to health reasons. He was chosen as Majority Whip for the 2021-2022 Biennium. Perry was challenged in the 2020 Republican Primary. He won the primary with 66% of the vote and won 86% of the vote in his home county of Lenoir. At the general election he defeated his opponent by 11 points.Perry serves on Health Care, Appropriations on Health and Human Services, Commerce and Insurance, Pensions and Retirement and Aging, and State and Local Government Committees. Additionally, Perry serves on the Child Fatality Task Force.

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Experience

Education

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North Carolina State University
Bachelor's
Lenoir Community College
Graduated
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Master's Business Administration

Past Positions

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Majority Whip
North Carolina State Senate
2021 - Current
Senator
North Carolina State Senate
2019 - Current
Interim Chief Operating Officer
flyExclusive
2019
Chief Executive Officer
24 Hour Dental Managment
2016 - 2018
Chief Executive Officer
Affordable Care, Incorporated
1999 - 2016
Vice President of Dental Placement
Affordable Care, Incorporated
2006 - 2009
Director of Professional Development
Affordable Care, Incorporated
1999 - 2006

Other Experience

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Volunteer
Lenoir County Public School System
2017 - Current
Volunteer
Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
1988 - Current
Volunteer
Lucky Cats of Kinston
Volunteer
Missions of Mercy
Volunteer Fundraiser
Young Life
Former Member
State and Local Government Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Commerce and Insurance Committee, North Carolina State Senate