|Former candidate for|
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 122|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|South Carolina House District 122|
|2006 - 2012|
Brantley attended Syracuse University, New York University and Cornell University. He earned his B.S. from North Carolina A&T University in 1969. He went on to receive his M.S. from Elmira College in 1972. He then earned his EdD from South Carolina State University in 1988.
Brantley was a teacher at Elmira Free Academy from 1969 to 1975. He also worked for Elmira Correctional Facilities from 1970 to 1975. From 1975 to 1986, he was the Principal of Ridgeland High School. He then worked for Jasper County School District as Director of Operations from 1986 to 1988. Brantley worked as Assistant Principal and Principal of West Hardeeville Elementary School from 1988 to 1989 and from 1989 to 1997, respectively. He then worked as Principal of Ridgeland Middle School from 1997 to 1998. From 1998 to 2000, he was District Superintendent. He has been an Adjunct College Professor since 1990 as well.
Brantley was a candidate for the South Carolina State Senate in 2000 but was not elected. He was also a candidate for the South Carolina House of Representatives in 2002 and 2004, but he was not elected in either case. Brantley joined the South Carolina House in 2007. He has served in that position until 2012.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brantley served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee on Local Government and Corrections Affairs
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brantley served on the following committees:
- Subcommittee on Local Government and Corrections Affairs
Elections for all 124 seats in the South Carolina House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 30, 2014. Incumbent Bill Bowers defeated Curtis Brantley in the Democratic primary. Grady Woods ran unopposed in the Republican primary, but withdrew after the primary. Bowers was unchallenged in the general election.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 122 Democratic Primary, 2014|
|Bill Bowers Incumbent||57.8%||4,110|
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 122 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Curtis Brantley Incumbent||43.4%||2,627|
Brantley defeated R. Thayer Rives, Jr. in the June 8 Republican primary for District 122 of the South Carolina House of Representatives by a margin of 3,069-2,498. Brantley won unopposed in the general election on November 2.
|House of Representatives Republican Primary (2010)|
|Curtis Brantley (Incumbent)||3,069|
|R. Thayer Rivers, Jr.||2,498|
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 122 (2010)|
|Curtis Brantley (D)||7,343||99.35%|
On November 4, 2008, Brantley won re-election unopposed to the South Carolina House of Representatives with 10,665 votes, representing District 122.
Brantley raised $41,900 for his campaign.
|South Carolina House of Representatives, District 122 (2008)|
|Curtis Brantley (D)||10,665|
In 2010, a year in which Brantley was up for re-election, he collected $29,255 in donations.
His largest contributors in 2010 were:
|South Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Curtis Brantley's campaign in 2010|
|Bradford Management Of New York||$2,000|
|Silver & Silver Properties LLC||$1,000|
|Rich Lending Corp||$1,000|
|South Carolina Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$29,255|
Brantley raised $41,900 in the 2008 election cycle.
His major contributors are listed below.
|6 different donors each donated:||$2,000|
The Palmetto Liberty PAC Scorecard
The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, a conservative pro-limited government think tank in South Carolina, releases its Scorecard for South Carolina Representatives and Senators once a year. The Scorecard gives each a legislator a score based on how they voted in the two-year legislative term prior to the election on specific issues which the Palametto Liberty PAC thought were anti-limited government. "Most of the votes shown on the score card are votes that we lost. Now we can identify the Legislators that caused us to lose these votes. These Legislators are the ones who need to be replaced if we are to achieve the vision of having the most free state in the nation."
Curtis Brantley received a score of 7% in the 2012 scorecard, ranking 109th out of all 124 South Carolina House of Representatives members. His score was followed by representatives Grady Brown (7%), Robert L. Brown (7%), and Tracy Edge (7%).
Brantley and his wife, Doris, have one child.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Curtis + Brantley + South + Carolina + House"
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- South Carolina House of Representative - Rep. Curtis Brantley
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2014 Election Information," accessed March 31, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Election Results," accessed June 10, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official general election results," accessed November 13, 2014
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "2012 Candidates," accessed April 25, 2012
- WYFF "South Carolina - Summary Vote Results," accessed June 12, 2012
- South Carolina State Election Commission, "Official Primary Results," June 29, 2012
- South Carolina general election results
- Follow the Money's report 2008 Campaign donations in South Carolina
- 2010 campaign contributions
- Campaign contributors to Curits Brantley
- The Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, "Voting Records," accessed April 11, 2014
- Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee, "South Carolina Senate Score Card 2012," accessed April 11, 2014
- Palmetto Liberty Political Action Committee: South Carolina House Score Card 2012, "House Score 2012 ranked draft," accessed May 21, 2014
|South Carolina House of Representatives District 122
| Succeeded by|
William Bowers (D)
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