Peter S. Brunstetter

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Peter S. Brunstetter
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North Carolina State Senate District 31
Former Member
In office
2006 - December 15, 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
AppointedMay 2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTulane University (1977)
J.D.University of Virginia (1984)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1977–1981
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Peter S. Brunstetter is a former Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 31 from 2006 to December 15, 2013. Brunstetter resigned on December 15, 2013, because he took a job as executive vice president and chief legal counsel for Winston-Salem-based Novant Health.[1]

Brunstetter served as the Deputy Minority Leader

Biography

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.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

North Carolina Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations/Base Budget
Commerce
Education/Higher Education
Finance
Judiciary I
Rules and Operations of the Senate

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brunstetter served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Brunstetter served on these committees:

Elections

2014

Brunstetter was a potential candidate in the 2014 election for U.S. Senate representing North Carolina but declined to run.[2][3]

2012

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 general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

North Carolina State Senate, District 31, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter S. Brunstetter Incumbent 69% 71,806
     Democratic Delmas Parker 31% 32,298
Total Votes 104,104

2010

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.[5]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 31 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Peter S. Brunstetter (R) 43,080 100%

Brunstetter was unopposed in the primary election on May 4, 2010.[6]

2008

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Brunstetter won re-election to the 31st District in the North Carolina State Senate. Brunstetter had no challenger.[7]

Campaign donors

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.[8]

Peter S. Brunstetter's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 North Carolina State Senate, District 31 Won $286,216
2010 North Carolina State Senate, District 31 Won $239,778
2008 North Carolina State Senate, District 31 Won $116,040
2006 North Carolina State Senate, District 31 Won $262,158
Grand Total Raised $904,192

2012

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
Nationwide$8,000
Total Raised in 2012$286,216
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Brunstetter won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Brunstetter raised a total of $239,778.

Personal

Brunstetter and his wife, Jodie, have four children. They currently reside in Lewisville, North Carolina.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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North Carolina State Senate District 31
2006–December 15, 2013
Succeeded by
Joyce Krawiec (R)