April 2, 2020/Press

NCDP Statement on the Swearing-In of Senator Natalie Murdock

Raleigh – Today, Durham Soil and Water Conservation District Supervisor Natalie Murdock was sworn in as the Senator for NC Senate District 20, filling the vacancy of Sen. Michaux following his resignation on March 31, 2020. Murdock was appointed by Governor Cooper and will be the first black woman under the age of 40 to serve in the NC Senate.

North Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Wayne Goodwin has released the following statement:

“The North Carolina Democratic Party is pleased to welcome Senator Natalie Murdock. Murdock has served the Durham community for many years and has been committed to improving life for Durham citizens, especially through her work to improve our environment, expand programs to provide environmental education, and take on the crisis of food deserts. She is following in the footsteps of political giants like Senators Jeanne Hopkins Lucas, Floyd B. McKissick Jr., and Mickey Michaux and we are confident she will carry on their legacy and serve as an excellent representative for Durham for many years to come.”
Senator Natalie Murdock being sworn-in on April 2, 2020. Photo Courtesy of Senator Murdock.