Joe Sam Queen

Joe Sam Queen (Democrat) represents the 119th district in the North Carolia House of Representatives. He previously represented the state's forty-seventh Senate district, including constituents in Avery, Haywood, Madison, McDowell, Mitchell and Yancey counties. He served from 2007 till 2011, after having served one previous term (2003-2004 session) in the state Senate before being defeated in 2004 by former Yancey County commissioner Keith Presnell.