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|Mississippi Senate District 10|
|Date of birth||03/14/1949|
|Place of birth||Memphis, Tn|
|Profession||Small business owner|
Branch is a small business owner, licensed contractor, and real estate investor.
- See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011
Branch was defeated in the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 10. He ran unopposed in the primary on August 2, 2011. Steve Hale defeated Michael Cathey in the Democratic primary. Hale defeated Branch in the general election on November 8, 2011.
|Mississippi State Senate, District 10 General Election, 2011|
According to a May 25, 2011 message paid for by the Mississippi Republican Party, Branch "intends to work for the residents and employers of District 10 to lower taxes, reduce the price of gasoline, and fight welfare fraud."
Branch is quoted saying "I believe in God, the Constitution and the freedom of all Americans. I intend to be what the people of District 10 want for a 'public servant.' I will work for the people of the district and I appreciate the opportunity."
In 2011, Branch was endorsed by the following:
- Phil Bryant, Lt. Governor
- Tate Reeves, State Treasurer
- Delbert Hosemann, Secretary of State
- Senator Merle Flowers
- National Federation of Independent Business
- Mississippi Manufacturers Association
He received an A rating with the National Rifle Association.
Branch and his wife, Eileen, have three children.