Peter S. Brunstetter
|Peter S. Brunstetter|
|North Carolina State Senate District 31|
| 2006 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position ||7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||Tulane University (1977)|
|J.D.||University of Virginia (1984)|
|Service/branch||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1977–1981|
is a Republican
member of the North Carolina State Senate
, representing District 31. He was first appointed to the chamber in May 2006. Brunstetter is currently the Deputy Minority Leader
. He is set to resign on December 15, 2013, because he is taking a job as executive vice president and chief legal counsel for Winston-Salem-based Novant Health.
Brunstetter received a Bachelor's degree from Tulane University in 1977. He later earned his J.D. from the University of Virginia in 1984. Brunstetter is a practicing attorney. He served in the United States Navy in the Persian Gulf from 1977 to 1981.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brunstetter served on the following committees:
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brunstetter served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brunstetter served on these committees:
Brunstetter was a potential candidate in the 2014 election for U.S. Senate representing North Carolina but declined to run.
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012
Brunstetter ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8 and defeated Delmas Parker (D) in the November 6, 2012 general election.
|North Carolina State Senate, District 31, General Election, 2012
||Peter S. Brunstetter Incumbent
|| Delmas Parker
- See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010
Brunstetter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 31 in the November 2 general election. He ran unopposed.
| North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 31 (2010)
| Peter S. Brunstetter (R)
Brunstetter was not opposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.
On November 4, 2008, Brunstetter won re-election to the 31st district in the North Carolina State Senate. Brunstetter had no challenger. 
Comprehensive donor information for Brunstetter is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Brunstetter raised a total of $904,192 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 28, 2013.
Brunstetter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Brunstetter raised a total of $286,216
|North Carolina State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Peter S. Brunstetter's campaign in 2012|
|RJ Reynolds Tobacco||$8,000|
|Bank of America||$8,000|
|Piedmont Stone Center||$8,000|
|North Carolina Medical Society||$8,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$286,216|
|Source:Follow the Money
Brunstetter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Brunstetter raised a total of $239,778
|North Carolina State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Peter S. Brunstetter's campaign in 2010|
|Piedmont Triad Anesthesia||$8,000|
|RJ Reynolds Tobacco||$8,000|
|North Carolina Farm Bureau||$6,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$239,778|
Brunstetter and his wife, Jodie, have four children. They currently reside in Lewisville, North Carolina.
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- ↑ wral.com, "NC Senate budget-writer Brunstetter to resign," accessed November 26, 2013
- ↑ WRAL.com, "Brunstetter considering US Senate bid," September 18, 2013
- ↑ WRAL.com, "Brunstetter says he won't run for US Senate," September 26, 2013
- ↑ North Carolina Board of Elections "Candidate lists," Accessed March 12, 2012
- ↑ General Election Results
- ↑ 2010 North Carolina Primary Election Results
- ↑ 2008 election results, North Carolina Senate
- ↑ followthemoney.org, "Brunstetter, Peter S" Accessed August 28, 2013
| Political offices
|North Carolina State Senate District 31
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