Bobbie Richardson

Bobbie J. Richardson (born December 25, 1949) is an American politician and Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives.[1] She was appointed to represent the 7th District (which includes portions of Franklin and Nash counties) in January 2013 after then-state representative Angela Bryant was appointed to complete the unexpired term of late state senator Edward Jones.[2] Richardson is a retired educator and administrator, with 35 years of experience as an educator in North Carolina public schools.[3] She earned her undergraduate and master's degrees from North Carolina Central University in Durham and her doctorate from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Richardson is African-American.[4]

Bobbie Richardson
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Member of the North Carolina House of Representatives
from the 7th district
Assumed office
January 9, 2013
Preceded byAngela Bryant
Personal details
Born (1949-12-25) December 25, 1949 (age 70)
Wood, North Carolina
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materNorth Carolina Central University
OccupationEducator, administrator (retired)


  1. ^ "Representative Bobbie Richardson's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  2. ^ "The Appointment Of Bobbie J. Richardson". Governor Pat McCrory. January 9, 2013. Retrieved October 8, 2013.
  3. ^ [1][dead link]
  4. ^ "North Carolina African-American Legislators 1969-2015*" (PDF). Retrieved 28 February 2016.

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