Ted Budd

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Ted Budd
United States Senator
from North Carolina
Assumed office
January 3, 2023
Serving with Thom Tillis
Preceded byRichard Burr
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from North Carolina's 13th district
In office
January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2023
Preceded byGeorge Holding
Succeeded byWiley Nickel
Personal details
Theodore Paul Budd

(1971-10-21) October 21, 1971 (age 52)
Winston-Salem, North Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Amy Kate Adams (m. 1994)
EducationAppalachian State University (BSBA)
Dallas Theological Seminary (ThM)
Wake Forest University (MBA)
WebsiteHouse website
Campaign website

Theodore Paul Budd (born October 21, 1971) is an American businessman and Republican politician.[1] He is the junior United States Senator from North Carolina since 2023. In 2017, he was elected to the United States House of Representatives.

On April 28, 2021, Budd announced his candidacy for the 2022 United States Senate election in North Carolina to replace retiring Republican Senator Richard Burr.[2] He won the Republican nomination in May 2022 and later defeated Cheri Beasley in the general election.

References[change | change source]

  1. "U.S. Congressman Ted Budd". budd.house.gov. Archived from the original on 2018-11-08. Retrieved 2018-11-09.
  2. Arkin, James. "Ted Budd launches Senate bid in North Carolina". Politico. Retrieved 28 April 2021.