Marcus Brandon

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Marcus Brandon
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North Carolina House of Representatives District 60
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next primaryMay 6, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina A&T University
Personal
ProfessionPolitical consultant
Websites
Office website
Kenneth "Marcus" Brandon is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

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.[1]

Biography

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brandon served on the following committees:

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Banking
Education, Vice-chair
Government
Judiciary
Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brandon served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: North Carolina's 12th Congressional District elections, 2014

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.

2012

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

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.[2][3]

North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMarcus Brandon Incumbent 100% 27,755
Total Votes 27,755
North Carolina House of Representatives District 60 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMarcus Brandon Incumbent 66.2% 4,928
Earl Jones 33.8% 2,520
Total Votes 7,448

2010

See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brandon defeated Lonnie Wilson (R) in the general election.[4]

North Carolina House of Representatives General Election, District 60, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Brandon 69.7% 10,664
     Republican Lonnie Wilson 30.3% 4,646
Total Votes 15,310

2010 Primary

Brandon defeated incumbent Earl Jones in the Democratic primary on May 4 by a margin of 1,625-1,092.[5] Jones was seeking his fifth term.

North Carolina House of Representatives May 4 Primary, District 60 Democratic Primary, 2010
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKenneth Brandon 59.8% 1,625
Earl Jones Incumbent 40.2% 1,092
Total Votes 2,717

Campaign donors

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.[6]

Marcus Brandon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60 Won $80,070
2010 North Carolina House of Representatives, District 60 Won $54,813
Grand Total Raised $134,883

2012

Brandon won re-election to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brandon raised a total of $80,070.

Personal

Brandon resides in High Point, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Earl Jones
North Carolina House - District 60
2011–present
Succeeded by
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