North Carolina Senate

Senate Chamber
North Carolina Senate, North Carolina General Assembly
Raleigh, North Carolina
President Pro Tempore, Phil Berger
President Pro Tempore

The Senate consists of 50 members who serve a term of two years. The Lieutenant Governor is President of the Senate and presides over the daily session. The Lieutenant Governor is elected by the citizens of North Carolina for a four-year term and has no vote in the Senate except to break a tie. The Senate elects officers from their membership including the President Pro Tempore.