GOP Hall of Fame inducts State Sen. Norm Sanderson

State Sen. Norman W. Sanderson (R-District 2) at the N.C. Republican Party awards banquet in Raleigh, held Saturday, Dec. 4, where he was inducted into the North Carolina Republican Party Hall of Fame.

RALEIGH –  State Senator Norman W. Sanderson (R-District 2) of Pamlico County was honored by the North Carolina Republican Party on Saturday, Dec. 4. by being inducted into the party’s statewide Hall of Fame during its 20th biennial awards banquet.

The criteria for the award bestowed to Sanderson include those individuals who have demonstrated their commitment to the Republican Party organization through at least a decade of service at the local, regional or state level.

“It is deeply humbling to have been awarded such an honor of being inducted into the North Carolina Republican Party Hall of Fame,” said Sanderson. “I am profoundly blessed to work, day-in and day-out, with so many dedicated freedom-loving patriots to advance the principals of the Republican Party of smaller government, lower taxes, the right to life, and safeguarding our individual liberties. Together with my wife, Linda, we live each day to the fullest by praising God and thanking Him for the blessings that He’s given us.”

In the 2010 election cycle, Sanderson successfully defeated a four-term Democrat incumbent with an impressive 64 percent, earning a seat in the state House. After one term in the House, Sanderson successfully ran for the State Senate. In every race since then, Sanderson he has won by margins of no less than 63 percent of the vote.

“From serving the Party as a County Chairman to now in the State Legislature, Senator Norm Sanderson has selflessly given himself to the conservative cause. Norm has represented the Republican Party with honor and distinction,” said 3rd District Chairman Dave Wickersham.