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Phil Berger

Republican — Senator — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014

Phil Berger represents Senate District 26 in the North Carolina Senate, is a member of 0 committees, and is the primary sponsor of 127 bills.

2000 19777.0
2002 55092.72
2004 76650.0
2006 266600.0
2008 206625.0
2010 601240.91

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    NC Senate
    16 W. Jones Street, Room 2008

    Raleigh, NC 27601-2808
    Phone: 919-733-5708
  • Phil.Berger@ncleg.net



News and Blog Coverage

Plaintiffs respond to Tillis, Berger’s plea to Supreme Court to put school voucher program back on course

The battle over school vouchers in North Carolina is now before the state Supreme Court, thanks to an emergency motion filed late Monday by attorneys on behalf of Speaker Thom Tillis, Senate leader Phil Berger and parents to allow the taxpayer-funded vouchers, ruled unconstitutional by a Superior Court judge last ...

Three Strikes

Republicans strode up to the plate in Raleigh with big bats and high hopes, then whiffed on three straight pitches. Strike one was teacher pay. Their top goal was to stop the bleeding on education. But their so-called pay raise was so full of holes, questions and confusion that nobody ...

Another Stinkbomb in the NC Budget: GOP Makes It Harder To Challenge Their Bad Laws

Republican lawmakers in Raleigh don't like it when judges rule that their laws are unconstitutional. So they've been in a perpetual snit because of developments like these: 1. The notorious Right-to-Life-sponsored "Choose Life" vanity license plates, passed by the Republicans in 2011, never made it to the street because U.S. ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

  • SR 885

    UNC BOG Vacancy Election.

  • SB 729

    Coal Ash Management Act of 2014.

  • SB 669

    Reduce the Individual Income Tax Rate.

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  • SB 361

    Excellent Public Schools Act of 2013.

  • SJR 35

    Honor Ed Jones.

  • SJR 7

    Honor Don East.

Recent Votes

SB 42

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4080.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 1020.0
SB 729

Conference Rpt Motion 8 To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3876.0
•••No: 24.0
•••Other: 1020.0
SB 734

Conference Rpt Motion 8 To Adopt

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3571.0
•••No: 12.0
•••Other: 1326.0
SB 884

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4081.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 918.0
SB 729

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: No

•••Yes: 00.0
•••No: 3979.0
•••Other: 1020.0
HJR 901

Second Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4081.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 918.0
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