Butterfield To Kick Off Re-Election Campaign In The East

Congressman G.K. Butterfield will be visiting Greenville and Rocky Mount Monday as he kicks off his re-election campaign.

The District One representative plans to announce his re-election candidacy in Durham today. On Monday, Butterfield will make a campaign stop at GK Café and Catering in Greenville from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and will hold a rally at the Booker T. Theater in Rocky Mount from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

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  • by ashamed on Feb 10, 2012 at 03:01 PM
    I'm ashamed to call him a democrat, he's nothing but a yes man in washington! Time to go Buttercup!
  • by I'm sorry on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:58 AM
    but he is not black...
  • by Anonymous on Feb 10, 2012 at 11:54 AM
    Rember this congressman, your districts fair share is not in my wallet.
  • by Tired on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:46 AM
    I'm so tired of congressman like Butterfield that just want to get reelected. He cares nothing about NC. I live in dist. 1 and everytime I have written, called, or e-mail him regarding an issue or upcoming vote, there is no response from him. He votes on party lines and never steps out of those lines.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:38 AM
    this has nothing to do with him being of the democratic persuation. but he is definetly a politician for hire in washington. check the records folks.
  • by Ken Location: Wilmington on Feb 10, 2012 at 08:55 AM
    For so many speaking harshly of Congressman Butterfield, he must have done something right. You have a representative that will give you the shirt off his back if it would help the people he represents. I think there is an old expression for what I am reading here. It's called biting the hand that feeds you. As bad as our economy has been, had it been left to a Republican Representative, all of Southeastern North Carolina's people would be share croppers now with no future expectations of ownership of the land or tech. advancements to help you prosper. Think about it before you make a bad move.
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      by Obama Snake Oil co on Feb 10, 2012 at 09:51 AM in reply to Ken
      What? Are you not aware that as of 2010 republicans took over the house in Raleigh for the first time? Are you aware of Butterfields voting record at all? Go to his web site and catch up with...he has never sent me back a response to a letter or email, nothing. What you post is those done by NC democrats until 2010...geez, do you not pay attention to...life?
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      by Barbie on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:34 AM in reply to Ken
      So that's where you got your new shirt!
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      by Anonymous on Feb 10, 2012 at 10:39 AM in reply to Ken
      he will give you the shirt off his back bought by the taxpayers per diem money if you vote for him.
  • by Conflict of Interest on Feb 10, 2012 at 08:41 AM
    Hey WITN. Look into GK's earmark spending for revitalization activities in Wilson (near properties owned by him)to see if there may have been a conflict of interest or even connection/relation to those owners of the improved properties. He is just as shady as Frank Ballance.
  • by Beachbum3 on Feb 10, 2012 at 08:28 AM
    mr butterfield: i am a lifelong democrat but you an your office are totaly irresponsibly an you are not held accountable for your action by your consittuets. when a consittutie cant even get a sit down meeting wtih you when you are in the distrist is a total disgrace in my own personal opinion you need to be fired by the consittutes of the first district in north carolina.you have in my opinion been totaly unresponsive to your constitutes an are totaly useless in you capacity as our congressman in the first district thank you
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      by Anthony on Feb 10, 2012 at 09:06 AM in reply to Beachbum3
      Beachbum3, I agree with you but don't be so modest. I will take it a step further and rate your opinion as FACT on this, they all stink. They come from under the rock during election time but should do us all a favor and stay there.
  • by yukon on Feb 10, 2012 at 08:19 AM
    He needs to GOOOOOO
  • by Anonymous on Feb 10, 2012 at 08:09 AM
    Let be very clear, This congressman votes only to presrve his job, he is a giveaway politician. He votes to buy votes in his districk. Not for the good of the state or the country, just his districk. This is a perfect example of you vote for me, I will give you benefits. Please choose wisely when you vote, democrat or republican does not matter, intergrity does.
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