Greg Brannon

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Greg Brannon
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, North Carolina
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Southern California
M.D.Chicago Medical School
Personal
Place of birthLos Angeles, California
ProfessionOB/GYN
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Greg Brannon was a 2014 Republican Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate representing North Carolina. Brannon lost in the primary to Thom Tillis on May 6, 2014.

Brannon is a practicing OB/GYN.[1]

Biography

Greg was the first member in his family to go to college, earning a scholarship to the University of Southern California, where he received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Biological Science in 1982. He earned his Medical Degree from the Chicago Medical School in 1988 and performed his OB/GYN Residency at Los Angeles County/ USC Women’s Hospital in 1992. He was a Clinical Professor at UNC/Wake AHEC from 1993-1994 before opening his OB/GYN practice in Cary, NC in 1993.[1]

Issues

Money judgement

On March 11, 2014, a judgement ordered that Brannon pay two investors in his failed startup company more than $450,000.[2]

The judgment followed a February 18, 2014, verdict that Brannon had sole responsibility for giving misleading or false information in 2010 to investors regarding a mobile application being developed by Neogence Enterprises, a now-defunct tech company he helped start.[2] The total Brannon owes is more than $454,631.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in North Carolina, 2014

Brannon sought election to the U.S. Senate in North Carolina in November 2014, but he lost in the Republican primary to Thom Tillis on May 6, 2014.[1]

U.S. Senate, North Carolina Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThom Tillis 45.7% 223,174
Greg Brannon 27.1% 132,630
Mark Harris 17.5% 85,727
Heather Grant 4.7% 22,971
Jim Snyder 1.9% 9,414
Ted Alexander 1.9% 9,258
Alex Bradshaw 0.7% 3,528
Edward Kryn 0.4% 1,853
Total Votes 488,555
Source: Results via the North Carolina State Board of Elections

Endorsements

Brannon was endorsed by the following:

  • Senator Rand Paul[3]
    • Paul said, "I urge conservatives in the state of North Carolina and across the nation to rally around Greg Brannon by contributing generously to his campaign and joining the grassroots volunteer effort to ensure that there is a strong Constitutional conservative Senator from North Carolina."
  • Senator Mike Lee[4]
  • FreedomWorks[5]
  • Tea Party Patriots Citizens Fund[6]

Campaign donors

2014

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

Greg Brannon (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 15, 2013$0.00$47,124.00$(28,167.14)$18,956.86
July Quarterly[8]July 24, 2013$17,956.86$71,054.58$(42,850.82)$46,160.62
October Quarterly[9]October 15, 2013$41,001.62$155,743.02$(91,481.88)$105,262.76
Running totals
$273,921.6$(162,499.84)

Personal

Brannon is married with seven children.[1]

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