Sen. Eleanor (Ellie) Kinnaird

Democratic Caucus Secretary
Democrat, 23rd District
County of Residence: Orange
Terms Served: 1997, 1999, 2001, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2011
Date of Birth: 11/14/1931
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Counties in District: Orange, Person

Legislative Session Contact Information

Room: 628 Legislative Office Building
Raleigh, NC 27603-5925
Phone: 919-733-5804
Fax: 919-715-5815
Seat Number: 40
Preferred Address for U.S. Mail to District: Home
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Senate

House

Home Address

750 Weaver Dairy Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
919-918-3432

Business Address

Education

B.A. Carleton College 1953
M.M. UNC-CH 1973
J.D. NC Central U. 1992

Occupation

Retired Attorney

Legislative Committees

Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources; Appropriations/Base Budget; Appropriations on Natural and Economic Resources; Finance; Health Care; Mental Health & Youth Services; Rules and Operations of the Senate; and State and Local Government.

Selected Bills Introduced in the 2009-2010 General Assembly

Bill Number Bill Subject or Title Action
S 309 No Death Penalty for Those with Severe Mental Disability RCS
S 353 NC Human Trafficking Commission RCS
S 354 Continuing Care Retirement Community/Home Care R
S 488 Establish Proportionate Sentence Lengths R
S 788 Expunge Nonviolent Felonies/Young Offenders RCS
TOTAL:IntroducedAdoptedRatified
388

Where He/She Stands: Votes in the 2009-2010 General Assembly

Bill Number Issue House Vote Senate Vote His/Her Vote
H 2 Ban Smoking in Certain Public Places (Rat.) 62-56 30-18 Y
H 80 Ban Video Sweepstakes Parlors (Rat.) 86-27 47-1 Y
H 88 Healthy Youth Act/Sex Education (Rat.) 60-55 25-21 Y
H 748 State Compliance with U.S. Supreme Court Decision in Citizens United (Rat.) 57-47 28-18 Y
H 961 Ethics, Campaign Finance, and Open Government Reforms (Rat.) 105-0 37-1 Y
H 1973 Various Economic Development Tax Incentives (Rat.) 72-31 31-17 N
S 202 2009 State Budget Act (Rat.) 65-52 27-18 Y
S 287 State Health Plan Changes (Rat.) 60-56 29-19 Y
S 461 Racial Justice Act (Rat.) 61-54 25-18 Y
S 526 School Violence/Bullying Prevention Act (Rat.) 58-57 26-22 Y
S 897 2010 State Budget Act (Rat.) 66-50 28-15 Y
S 1015 Homeowner and Homebuyer Protection Act (Rat.) 89-26 32-16 Y

Rankings of Effectiveness, Attendance, and Roll Call Voting Participation for the North Carolina General Assembly

Effectiveness (how they are compiled)

2009
27
2007
27
2005
27
2003
27
2001
31
1999
40
1997
42

Attendance (how they are compiled)

2009
28 (tie)
2007
28 (tie)
2005
21 (tie)
2003
41 (tie)
2001
28 (tie)

Roll Call Voting Participation (how they are compiled)

2009
30
2007
38
2005
34
2003
33
2001
20