|Michigan House of Representatives District 96|
| Assumed office|
January 1, 2011
| Current term ends|
January 1, 2013
Brunner is a retired high school teacher and member of the Bay County Historical Society, board member of Friends of Bay City State Park and a founding member of Bay Future. Charles taught high school business for 30 years.
Brunner graduated from Delta College with an Associate's Degree in Business Administration and three more degrees from Michigan University: Bachelor's Degree in Business/Marketing Education and two Masters Degrees, in Business Education and and Secondary School administration.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brunner has been appointed to these committees:
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 96 General election (2010)|
|Charles Brunner (D)||17,064|
|Dennis Poirier, Sr. (R)||15,684|
In 2010, Brunner raised $98,193 in contributions. 
His five largest contributors were:
|Brunner, Charles M||$21,600|
|Michigan Auto Workers||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Hammel Leadership Fund||$5,000|
Brunner has a wife, Judy.
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