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Donald Brown
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 14
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthHouston, Texas
ProfessionSmall business owner, mortgage industry
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Donald Brown was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 14th Congressional District of Texas.[1] Donald Brown lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Biography

A native Texan, Brown was born in Hermann Hospital in Houston in 1965. He spent his childhood living between his parent's households in Houston and Vidor, Texas.[2]

Following his graduation from Vidor High School,[3] Brown owned and operated several marketing firms. In 1989, he began working in the financial recovery industry eventually serving as a branch manager for the second largest privately held mortgage brokerage company in the United States. In 2011, he purchased a mortgage company which he continues to own and operate with his business partner.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Brown listed the following themes on his campaign website:[4]

  • Education: "I propose we develop math and science academies where the students in middle school and high school attend the math and science academies to augment their knowledge of both math and science."
  • Gerrymandering: "The Center for Voting and Democracy has a plan I believe we should take serious consideration of."
Excerpts from candidates' websites may contain spelling and grammatical errors

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 14th Congressional District elections, 2014

Brown ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 14th District. Brown defeated Buck Willis and Gagan Panjhazari to win the Democratic nomination in the primary on March 4, 2014.[5] He was defeated by incumbent Randy Weber (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.[6]

U.S. House, Texas District 14 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRandy Weber Incumbent 61.9% 90,116
     Democratic Donald Brown 36.1% 52,545
     Libertarian John Wieder 2.1% 3,037
Total Votes 145,698
Source: Texas Secretary of State
U.S. House, Texas District 14 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDonald Brown 68.2% 9,780
Buck Willis 25.8% 3,699
Gagan Panjhazari 6% 853
Total Votes 14,332
Source: Texas Secretary of State (timed out)

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Brown's reports.

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