Walter Dalton, Democrat

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: North Main Street, Rutherfordton 28139 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? (Open seat)

Age: 63

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Lieutenant governor, state of North Carolina

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): Lieutenant governor, 2009-present; NC Senate, 1997-2009

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Co-founder, Child Abuse Prevention Society; layspeaker, United Methodist Church; formerly chaired board of trustees at localcommunity college and served on boards for the Red Cross

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): JD,UNC-Chapel Hill

Where were you born? Rutherfordton

Endorsements: NC Fraternal Order of Police, NC Police Benevolent Association, Planned Parenthood Action Funds

Paid consultants workingon campaign: Anzalone Liszt Research,Envision Communications

Campaign manager: Caroline Valand

Treasurer: Scott Falmlen

Articles about thiscandidate:

Candidates for governor offer voters a distinct choice (link

Dalton talks jobs over lunch at Sweet Potatoes (link)

The fixers (link