Brandon Black

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Brandon Black
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North Carolina State Senate District 24
PartyLibertarian
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Brandon Black was a 2012 Libertarian candidate for District 24 of the North Carolina State Senate.

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Black ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina State Senate District 24. He ran unopposed in the Libertarian primary on May 8 and was defeated by incumbent Richard Gunn (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

North Carolina State Senate, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Gunn Incumbent 79% 51,230
     Libertarian Brandon Black 21% 13,605
Total Votes 64,835

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Black has stated, "I am a firm believer in the free market, and I am sure that anyone reading this right now has a pretty good understanding that what we now have is NOT a free market. It is heavily regulated and heavily taxed, so much so, that many would-be first-time business owners are completely discouraged and quit before they even start. I also believe the State of North Carolina needs to fight back against unconstitutional federal regulations as well! It is high time the States stand up for their citizens and their rights under Amendment 10 to the Constitution of the United States. If we wish not only to survive but to thrive, then we must take back our liberty, restore the free market and put the federal government back in its proper place by making it fit inside the boundaries the Constitution outlined for it!"[2]

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