Names in the News: Thomas Wright of North Carolina: An Analysis of Campaign Reports
Publication Date: April 2008
Publisher(s): National Institute on Money in State Politics (U.S.)
Author(s): Anne Bauer
Coverage: North Carolina
North Carolina State Rep. Thomas Wright (D-18) was sent to prison April 7 after being found guilty of fraud; another trial for alleged violation of campaign-finance law may be in his future. From 2000-2006, Wright reported contributions of $240,977 from more than 300 individuals and organizations, mostly from real estate and medical interests.