|U.S. Senator from North Carolina|
From: January 3, 2009 – Present
|Successor||Incumbent (no successor)|
Kay Ruthven Hagan (born May 26, 1953) is the junior United States Senator from North Carolina and a member of the Democratic Party. She has voted with a majority of her Democratic colleagues 89.9% of the time.  She serves on the Senate Armed Services Committee and the Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) Committee. 
Previously Hagan was a five term member of the North Carolina State Senate.