About one-quarter of all lawmakers in the General Assembly cast every eligible vote they could during the 2013 sessions
RALEIGH, N.C. (WECT) – Numbers from the North Carolina
General Assembly show that only three members of the state House had perfect
voting records during the 2013 sessions, compared to ten members of the state
Rep. Nelson Dollar (R-Wake), Rep. W.A. Wilkins (D-Person)
and Rep. Roger Younts (R-Davidson) are the three Representatives logging a 100%
record for all eligible votes, according to the General Assembly website. The website lists 124 representatives casting ballots
during the 2013 sessions.
Among local lawmakers, Rep. Chris Millis (R-Pender)
logged a near-perfect mark at 99.8%, missing three of the 1,349 eligible votes
in the session. Other local records
included Rep. Frank Iler (R-Brunswick) at 99.6%, Rep. Ted Davis, Jr. (R-New
Hanover) at 99.5%, Rep. Ken Waddell (D-Columbus) at 99.4%, Rep. Rick Catlin
(R-New Hanover) at 99.3%, Rep. Susi Hamilton (D-New Hanover) at 99.2% and Rep.
William Brisson (D-Bladen) at 92.1%.
Click here to see the voting statistics from the House.
In the Senate, ten of the 51 members serving in 2013 cast
votes in every instance where they were eligible. That list included
Republicans Sen. Tom Apodaca, Sen. Tamara Barringer, Sen. Bill Cook, Sen. Rick Gunn,
Sen. Brent Jackson, Sen. Ronald Rabin, Sen. Shirley Randleman, Sen. Dan Soucek
and Sen. Trudy Wade. Sen. Ben Clark was the only Democrat to reach a 100%
Local Sen. Michael Walters (D-Columbus, Robeson) fell
just one vote shy of a perfect record, casting 799 of an eligible 800 votes in
the sessions. Sen. Thom Goolsby (R-New Hanover) logged a 99.1% record, and Sen.
Bill Rabon (R-Brunswick) came in at 98.6%
Click here to see the voting statistics from the Senate.
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