Rep. Meadows Townhall – Special Article in HDR by Dennis Benfield

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February 2, 2013 by lowercreek

Rep. Meadows wants to remain close, plans offices in all 17 counties of 11th District

U.S. Rep. Mark Meadows’ home is actually closer to Virginia, Tennessee, South Carolina and Georgia than it is to Hickory. That’s as the crow flies, of course.

When the 113th U.S. Congress convened at noon last Thursday, Meadows, R-N.C., became part of a freshman class of 84 in the House of Representatives, 35 Republicans and 49 Democrats.

It’s the first time in history that the Hickory Metro area has been represented in Congress by three Republicans: Meadows, R-11th, and two veterans, Virginia Foxx, R-5th, and Patrick McHenry, R-10th, reflecting the redistricting required after the 2010 U.S. Census.

A 53-year-old real estate investor who lives in Cashiers in Jackson County — just north of where Georgia and South Carolina meet at an angle of the southern NC border — Meadows is the survivor of a 2012 GOP Primary that featured eight candidates.

He defeated Morganton industrial fan manufacturer Vance Patterson in a runoff…

…read the full story here.

by Dennis A. Benfield Special to the Record
Posted:  01/31/2013 10:06 PM

The Hickory Daily Record (HDR) and Dennis Benfield published an article about Rep. Mark Meadows (NC-11) and the townhall meeting. It’s a good article containing lots of info I didn’t already know about Rep. Meadows.  Click the link above and read the whole thing. 

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