Cameron Brown

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Cameron S. Brown
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Michigan State Senate District 16
Former member
In office
2003-January 1, 2011
PartyRepublican
CandidateVerification
Cameron Brown (b.July 6, 1954) was a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing the sixteenth senate district from 2003 to January 1, 2011, serving as Assistant Majority Floor Leader. Due to Michigan term limits, Senator Brown did not run for re-election in the Michigan State Senate elections of 2010. [1]

On February 11, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, the seat vacated by Terri Lynn Land, who was barred by state term limit laws from running for a third consecutive term in office.[2]

Education

  • Attended, College of William and Mary
  • Bachelor's degree, University of Missouri-Kansas City in history
  • Master of Public Administration degree, Western Michigan University

Committee assignments

Senator Brown served on the following legislative committees:

He also worked with the following legislative subcommittees:

  • Subcommittee on Agriculture (Chair)
  • Subcommittee on Capital Outlay (Member)
  • Subcommittee on History, Arts and Libraries (Vice Chair)
  • Subcommittee on K-12, School Aid, Education (Vice Chair)

Other roles

  • Former President, Sturgis Rotary Club
  • Former President, Sturgis United Fund
  • Former Treasurer, Saint Joseph County Historical Society
  • Member, Sturgis Wesleyan Church
  • Volunteer, Sturgis Neighborhood Program

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Brown was not eligible for re-election due to Michigan's term limits.

See also: Michigan Secretary of State election, 2010

Brown failed to secure the Republican nomination at the party convention. Ruth Johnson received the nomination, instead.[4]

2006

2006 Race for State Senate, District 16 - General Election[6]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 65.2%
Timothy Christner (D) 34.8%
Total votes 80,825

2002

2002 Race for State Senate, District 16 - Republican Primary[7]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 61.0%
Steve Vear (R) 39.0%
Total votes 19,603
2002 Race for State Senate, District 16 - General Election[8]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 60.9%
Dudley Spade (D) 39.1%
Total votes 65,498

2000

2000 Race for State House, District 59 - General Election[10]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 69.2%
Burke Webb (D) 30.8%
Total votes 33,038

1998

2000 Race for State House, District 59 - Republican Primary[11]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 49.7%
Michael Sutter (R) 21.3%
Robert Powers (R) 17.5%
Charles Oxender (R) 6.6%
Patrick Culp (R) 2.7%
Delmar Martin Jr. (R) 1.8%
Shane Knigge (R) 0.4%
Total votes 7,674
1998 Race for State House, District 59 - General Election[12]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Cameron S. Brown (R) 69.4%
Carl Holsinger (D) 30.6%
Total votes 22,091

Campaign contributions

2006

According to Follow the Money, Brown raised $55,267 in 2006 for his state senatorial campaign.[13]

Listed below are the top four contributors:

Donor Amount
Michigan Electric Cooperative Association $2,650
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $2,300
Michigan Association of Realtors $2,250
Branch County Republican Party $2,200

Personal

Brown currently resides in Fawn River Township, Michigan with his wife, Helen.

Contact information

Michigan

Capitol Address:
405 Farnum Building
Post Office Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7536

Phone: (517) 373-5932
Fax: (517) 373-5944
E-mail: SenCBrown@senate.michigan.gov

See also

External links

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References


Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan Senate - District 16
2003–January 1, 2011
Succeeded by
Bruce Caswell