Austin M. Allran

Austin Murphy Allran (born December 13, 1951) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's forty-second Senate district, including constituents in Iredell and Catawba counties. An attorney from Hickory, North Carolina, Allran is currently (2007–2008 session) serving in his twelfth term in the state Senate. He is Vice-Chairman of the Agriculture/Environment/Natural Resources Committee and the Judiciary II (Criminal) Committee.