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Kathy HarringtonREPRepublican State Senator, District 43
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NCResidence (state)

Kathy Harrington (born December 24, 1958) is an American politician who has served in the North Carolina Senate from the 43rd district since 2011. She was elected Senate Majority Leader by her Republican colleagues following the 2020 elections - making her the first woman elected to that position.

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Education3 - 3 of 1
Gaston College
Attended
Past Positions1 - 3 of 3
Majority Leader
North Carolina State Senate
2021 - 2023
Senator
North Carolina State Senate
2011 - 2023
Realtor
Prudential Carolina Realty
Other Experience1 - 23 of 23
Board Member
With Friends Incorperate - Youth Homeless Shelter
2014 - Current
Member
Gaston County Bikers Association
2008 - Current
Former Board Member
Gaston Dance Theatre
2006 - 2007
Former Member
Gaston County Board of Realtors
2006 - 2007
Former Board Member
Piedmont Community Charter School
2004 - 2006
Former Board Member
Gaston County Museum of Art and History
2002 - 2005
Fundraising Chair
Gaston County Republican Women
2004 - Current
Volunteer
Schiele Museum of Natural History
1998 - 2004
Program Coordinator
Gaston Rotary/Reading Tutor Program
1997 - 1998
Program Coordinator
Reading for Success program/Gaston County Literacy Council Washington Bess Elementary volunteer reading tutor program
1996 - 1997
Volunteer
Gaston County Schools
Former Member
Redistricting Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Pensions & Retirement and Aging Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Co-Chair
Joint Legislative Task Force on Education Finance Reform, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Child Well-Being Transformation Council, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Health Care Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Redistricting Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Judiciary I Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
State and Local Government Committee
Former Member
Commerce and Insurance Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Member
Education/Higher Education Committee, North Carolina State Senate
Former Vice Chair
Finance Committee, North Carolina State Senate