Campaign links: Erik Anderson (D-NC-3)
Erik Anderson Congressional Candidate North Carolina District 3
Biography of Erik Anderson from Erik Anderson Committee
At 18, Erik joined the U.S. Marine Corps. During his time stationed at Cherry Point, Erik had the opportunity to work on two air shows. While serving as a Marine, he received two letters of commendation and achieved the rank of Sergeant. After serving six years, he was honorably discharged in 2004.
Erik graduated Phi Theta Kappa from Craven Community College with an Associate in Arts Degree and promptly enrolled in East Carolina University (ECU). While at ECU, he was president of the College Democrats and the Epsilon Chi Nu Fraternity. He was also an officer in the Financial Management Association and an avid fan of Pirate Football. Erik graduated from East Carolina University with a Bachelors Degree in History.
Erik lives in Winterville, N.C. and is married to his college sweatheart Ginger Anderson. The couple met at an ECU Football game and are members of ECU Alumni Association and ECU Pirate club. Ginger, an ECU masters graduate, is a North Carolina native with strong family ties to the Eastern North Carolina area.