Tony P. Moore

Tony P. Moore is a Democratic politician who served one term in the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's fifth Senate district, including constituents in Pitt and Wilson counties, during the 2003-2004 session.

The Districts used for the 2002 State Senate elections were redrawn for 2004, such that the district contained less of Pitt County joined with Greene and part of Wayne County putting Moore in the same district as incumbent democratic State Senator John H. Kerr, III of Wayne County. Moore switched parties to Republican and opposed Kerr in the General Election, but lost the seat.

In 2006, Moore (Rep.) challenged State Representative Marian N. McLawhorn (Dem) for her seat in the NC House 9th District, representing part of Pitt County and lost, receiving only 43% of the vote.

In 2007, Moore switched back to Democrat and was elected as an Alderman in the town of Winterville, North Carolina

In 2008, Moore was one of several Democrats to run for the seat being vacated by retiring Senator John H. Kerr, III. He was unsuccessful in reaching the runoff election between Kathy A. Taft and Donald G. Davis. Davis won the runoff and then defeated Louis Pate for the seat.

In 2009, Moore challenged Douglas A. Jackson, Mayor of Winterville for his seat but was unsuccessful.

Moore is a teacher from Winterville, North Carolina,

Famous quotes containing the word moore:

    this ant-and stone-swallowing uninjurable
    artichoke which simpletons thought a living fable
    whom the stones had nourished, whereas ants had done
    —Marianne Moore (1887–1972)