North Carolina GOP State Senator Perry Resigns without Seeking Re-Election – EVOL

A prominent Republican North Carolina state senator has announced he is resigning and won’t be seeking re-election.

The political upset dominated headlines in North Carolina as a mainstay in the state General Assembly served his last day in office.

Just a few days after the first work session of this year’s General Assembly came to a close, the state senator from North Carolina who was instrumental in the leadership of a prominent committee took his resignation, as The Associated Press reported.

According to a letter that Senator Jim Perry, a Republican from Lenoir County, sent to the Senate Principal Clerk’s Office on Monday, his resignation became effective on Tuesday.

In the fall of 2018, Perry, who had previously served as a majority whip and co-chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, had already decided not to run for reelection to the Senate.

Additionally, on Thursday of last week, he made his goodbye address to his fellow senators on the floor of the Senate.

Perry was appointed to the Senate at the beginning of 2019, succeeding Senator Louis Pate, who was retiring from his position.

The counties of Beaufort, Craven, and Lenoir have all been represented by him.

“It is a special

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