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Phil Berger

Republican — Senator — District 26
Available Terms:
  • 2009-2010
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

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.

  • District Office:

    P.O. Box 1309, Eden, NC 27289-1309
    Phone: 336-623-5210
  • Capitol Office:

    N.C. Senate
    16 W. Jones Street, Room 2007
    Raleigh, NC 27601-2808
    Phone: 919-733-5708



News and Blog Coverage

Well, That Didn't Take Long

Wherein we declare North Carolina's Religious Freedom Restoration Act dead as a doornail. Because Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger yesterday displayed no enthusiasm for it, and he's the dictator of the Republicans in the General Assembly. In fact, Berger acted a little like an unvaccinated traveler encountering an obvious ...

The Guv Clears His Throat (Again)

Governor Squishy is becoming more outspoken about the radical extremists in his own party who are calling the shots in the NC General Assembly. He's speaking out against the sales tax redistribution scheme, calling it "class warfare" and even comparing its promoters to John Edwards. Ouch. He sees no point, ...

Pat McCrory Clears His Throat

Our governor had been dropping oblique hints in public that he's in a full-scale feud with conservative ideologue Phil Berger, dictator of the NC Senate, but now The Guv is completely out of the closet: " McCrory Slams Senate Sales Tax Bill " (the redistribution scheme which will hurt Watauga ...

NC GOP Promises on Teacher Pay = Hot Air

An intercepted press release: RALEIGH -- State-by-state teacher pay rankings released on Wednesday show that North Carolina still ranks near the bottom of the nation, and that Republican claims about last year’s education budget were nothing but election-year misinformation. According to teacher pay data for the 2014-15 school year, North ...

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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

HB 18

Second Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3774.0
•••No: 612.0
•••Other: 714.0
SB 15

For Concurrence Third Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3672.0
•••No: 714.0
•••Other: 714.0
SB 15

For Concurrence Second Reading

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 3876.0
•••No: 714.0
•••Other: 510.0
SB 665

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4794.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 36.0
SB 446

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4284.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 816.0
SB 477

Motion 9 To Concur

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 4488.0
•••No: 24.0
•••Other: 48.0
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