For Immediate Release
Contact: Bobby Hanig
November 5, 2021
Currituck – On Friday, two-term State House member Bobby Hanig, Vice Chair of the House Freedom Caucus and Deputy House Majority Whip, announced his run for the new State Senate District 1 that was created this year through redistricting representing the following counties Northampton, Hertford, Bertie, Gates, Perquimans, Pasquotank, Camden, Currituck, Tyrrell, and Dare Counties. The primary election is March 8, 2022.
Hanig, a conservative Republican business-owner serving his second term in the General Assembly, said, “It has been an opportunity of a lifetime to serve in the NC House of Representatives and I want to continue serve as the people’s representative in the new first Senate District.”
Hanig said, “I will continue to stand up for North Eastern North Carolina values in Raleigh. I am excited about this opportunity to represent the voters of this district. What I have learned in the last two terms in the House has prepared me to be a strong and effective voice in the Senate. I will continue to serve North East North Carolina with the same enthusiasm, dedication, and humility.”
“I believe my voting record matches the values of the voters and I will continue to focus my effort on being responsive to my constituents. I hope the voters know I will always have their back and they can always reach out to me regarding an issue. I am excited about the future and l look forward to campaigning all across the district to earn their support to be their Senator.“
In Raleigh, Hanig has fought against efforts to teach Critical Race Theory in public schools and voted for election integrity bills, include voter ID. In addition, Hanig has championed conservative issues, including tax cuts for hard working North Carolina families, hurricane assistance, advocating for Second Amendment rights, voting for the born alive bill, and supporting pay raises for teachers.
In addition to serving as Chair of the Local Government Committee, he also is Chair of the Marine Resources and Aquaculture Committee in Raleigh. He also serves on the following House committees: Appropriations, Appropriations Education, Education-Community Colleges, Elections and Ethics Laws, Health, Homeland Security, Military, and Veteran Affairs.
After serving in the United States Army, Hanig settled in Currituck County, where he’s lived for over twenty-five years. Hanig is a self-made small business owner who founded two small businesses, and he grew a one-man operation into a business that services roughly 400 properties in the Outer Banks area. Prior to his service in Raleigh, Hanig was the Chairman of the Currituck County Commission.