|North Carolina House of Representatives District 60|
|2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next primary||May 6, 2014|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina A&T University|
Brandon is not running for re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2014. Instead, Brandon is a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 12th Congressional District of North Carolina.
Brandon earned his Bachelor's degree from North Carolina A&T University. He has worked as a national account executive for NGP Software and a political consultant to Democratic candidates around the country including former Representative Dennis Kucinich. Brandon also helped create KMB Consulting.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brandon served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
|• Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brandon served on the following committees:
|North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce and Job Development|
Brandon is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent North Carolina's 12th District. Brandon is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 6, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
Brandon ran for re-election in 2012. He defeated Earl Jones in the May 8, 2012, Democratic primary. The race was a rematch from a 2010 primary, when the roles were flipped and Jones was the incumbent. He was unchallenged in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Marcus Brandon Incumbent||100%||27,755|
|North Carolina House of Representatives District 60 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Marcus Brandon Incumbent||66.2%||4,928|
|North Carolina House of Representatives General Election, District 60, 2010|
|North Carolina House of Representatives May 4 Primary, District 60 Democratic Primary, 2010|
|Earl Jones Incumbent||40.2%||1,092|
Comprehensive donor information for Brandon is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Brandon raised a total of $134,883 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.
|Marcus Brandon's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60||$80,070|
|2010||North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60||$54,813|
|Grand Total Raised||$134,883|
2012Brandon won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brandon raised a total of $80,070.
|North Carolina House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Marcus Brandon's campaign in 2012|
|North Carolina Association of Realtors||$7,200|
|State Employees Association of North Carolina||$4,000|
|Victory Fund Pac||$3,500|
|Parents for Educational Freedom||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$80,070|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Brandon resides in High Point, North Carolina.
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- United States House of Representatives
- North Carolina's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014
- North Carolina's 12th Congressional District
- Profile from the North Carolina House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions via Follow the Money: 2012, 2010
- North Carolina Board of Elections, "Candidate List Group by Contest," accessed March 11, 2014
- North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 5, 2012
- North Carolina State Board of Elections, "Official Primary Election Results," accessed June 22, 2012
- Official North Carolina Election Results, 2010
- 5 house incumbents lose primaries
- followthemoney.org, "Brandon, Kenneth Marcus J" Accessed August 30, 2013
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