NC legislator resigns from committee chair post

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May 30, 2013

North Carolina

By Geoff Pallay

RALEIGH, North Carolina: State Representative Robert Brawley (R) resigned earlier this month from his position of chairman of the Finance Committee.[1]

In his resignation letter, Brawley blamed state house speaker Thom Tillis, pointing to disputes the two officials have had during the 2013 session.[2][3]

Brawley was elected to the state house in 2012 in what is his second tenure in the chamber. He previously served from 1981-1998. Running in a heavily Republican district, Brawley did not face general election opposition.[4][5]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 95, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngC. Robert Brawley 94.8% 27,856
     Other Write-in 5.2% 1,517
Total Votes 29,373
North Carolina House of Representatives District 95 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngC. Robert Brawley 57.6% 4,947
Charlton L. Allen 34.9% 3,001
Marc Fasano 7.5% 642
Total Votes 8,590

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