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  Martin, Grier
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AffiliationDemocratic  
 
NameGrier Martin
Address2203 Byrd St
Raleigh, North Carolina , United States
EmailNone
WebsiteNone
Born October 21, 1968 (51 years)
ContributorU Ole Polecat
Last ModifedRBH
Mar 04, 2018 07:31pm
Tags U.S. Army -
InfoGrier Martin is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 34th House District, comprising the northern part of Raleigh in Wake county. An attorney from Raleigh, North Carolina, Martin is currently (2007-2008 session) serving his second term in the state House of Representatives where he chairs the Homeland Security, Military, and Veterans Affairs Committee.[1]

Martin defeated Republican J.H. Ross in the November 2006 election.[2] He was first elected in the 2004 elections after defeating incumbent Republican Don Munford.[3]

Martin is considered a possible opponent against incumbent Elizabeth Dole in 2008 when she runs for re-election. A July 11th poll by Public Policy Polling found Martin trailing Dole by only six percent, 43-37. [4]

He is currently a major in the US Army Reserve and served in Afghanistan in 2002-03.[5] Martin graduated from Davidson College and the University of North Carolina School of Law where he served as a Note Editor of the North Carolina Law Review.[6] He is married with one daughter.[7]

Officer in United States Army Reserve (1991-present), called to active duty 2002-04, served with XVIII Airborne Corps in Afghanistan and at Fort Bragg, NC; Veterans of Foreign Wars; American Legion; board of directors, Afro-American Cultural Center (2000-01); board of directors, Preservation North Carolina (1998-2000); board of directors, National SAVE (1996-97); North Carolina Bar Association (1995-present), served on Bench-Bar Liaison Committee and LAMP Committee (ex-officio)

B.A. history, Davidson College, 1991; J.D. UNC School of Law, 1995


JOB APPROVAL POLLS
FAVORABILITY POLLS
DateFirmFavorableUnfavorableDon't Know
04/02/2015-04/05/2015 Public Policy Polling 10.00% ( 0.0) 12.00% ( 0.0) 78.00% ( 0.0)

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RACES
  11/06/2018 NC State House 034 Won 65.51% (+33.43%)
  11/08/2016 NC State House 034 Won 67.56% (+35.11%)
  11/04/2014 NC State House 034 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  06/01/2013 NC State House 034 - Appointment Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 NC State House 034 Won 54.13% (+8.27%)
  11/04/2008 NC State House 034 Won 59.91% (+19.82%)
  11/07/2006 NC - State House 034 Won 59.13% (+18.27%)
  11/02/2004 NC State House 34 Won 51.09% (+2.19%)
SPECULATIVE, DID NOT RUN
  03/15/2016 NC US Senate - D Primary Lost 0.00% (-62.32%)
ENDORSEMENTS
NC US President - D Primary - May 06, 2008 D Barack Obama