Pat McElraft is a Republican representative for the 13th district in the North Carolina House of Representatives representing all of Carteret and Jones Counties. She is currently one of the Deputy Majority Whips.
McElraft and her husband, retired Colonel Roger McElraft, live in Emerald Isle, North Carolina and have two grown children. She a Technical Sales Representative for Microbiology Product Company. Previously, she served 3 terms as an Emerald Isle Town Commissioner and a partial term as Carteret County Commissioner before being elected to the State House.