At least 13 people were kicked out of the legislature between 1757 and 1880.
Below, the year of their expulsion, their names, districts and alleged crimes.
1757: Rep. James Carter, of Rowan County, for embezzlement.
1758: Rep. Francis Brown, of Currituck County, for perjury.
1770: Rep. Herman Husband, of Orange County, for libel.
1779: Rep. William Gilbert, of Tryon County, for fraud.
1784: Rep. Edward Clay, of Caswell County, for theft.
1786: Sen. Benjamin McCullock, of Halifax County, for a military pay scandal.
1786: Rep. Henry Montfort, of Warren County, for a military pay scandal.
1787: Rep. John Bonds, of Nash County, for a military pay scandal.
1809: Rep. John Clary, of Perquimans County, for fornication with his stepdaughter.
1816: Sen. John Roberts, of Carteret County, for fraud.
1835: Rep. Robert Potter, of Granville County, for brandishing a gun during a fight.
1875: Rep. J. Williams Thorne, of Warren County, for publishing a "blasphemous" pamphlet.
1880: Rep. Josiah Turner Jr., of Orange County, for calling other legislators names.
In 2007, two House committees decided to consider expelling Rep. Thomas Wright of Wilmington.