NC Senator Elizabeth Dole has filed for re-election. Here is information from her press release: Elizabeth Dole (R-N.C.) today filed with the State Board of Elections to run for a second term representing North Carolina in the U.S. Senate. Dole was first elected to the Senate in 2002.
"It is an honor to work every day for North Carolinians, and I am proud of my record of accomplishment for our state," said Dole. "There is much more I plan to do in a second term, and I look forward to again asking the good people of North Carolina for their votes."
Among her accomplishments, Dole has:
**led the successful effort during the base realignment and closure round to protect North Carolina military bases, with no major closures and Fort Bragg gaining more than 8,900 jobs;
**delivered a statewide plan for North Carolina sheriffs and federal immigration officials to coordinate to identify and process illegal aliens who have committed crimes;
**secured $4 billion for rural North Carolina by achieving the tobacco quota buyout;
supported military personnel and their families through initiatives such as an anti-predatory lending law and Family and Medical Leave Act coverage for military families;
**fought for significant concessions in trade agreements to support North Carolina textile and other jobs; and
**secured a moratorium on a Bush Administration policy, thereby preventing North Carolina hospitals from losing $330 million last year for services provided to poor and low-income patients.
For more information, please visit her website by clicking here.