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}}{{tnr}}'''Harry Brown''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[North Carolina State  Senate]], representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Brown is currently serving as [[State Senate Majority Leader|Majority Leader]].  
  
Brown is the Former Chair of the Onslow County Republican Party.  He joined the North Carolina State Senate in 2005 and has served in that position since.  He served as [[State Senate Deputy Minority Leader |Deputy Minority Leader]] in the 2009-2010 session and is currently serving as [[State Senate Majority Leader |Majority Leader]].
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Brown has taught business and marketing at Coastal Carolina Community College and Webster University. He is currently the owner of National Dodge/Subaru and National Volkswagen Dealerships.
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Brown is a Former Instructor in Marketing at Webster University and Former Instructor in Business at Coastal Carolina Community College. He is currently the owner of National Dodge/Subaru and National Volkswagen Dealerships.
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Senator [[Stan Bingham]]'s 2011 bill to end mandatory annual automobile inspections, required in North Carolina since 1966, died in the [[Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate|Commerce Committee]], chaired by Brown.  The John Locke Foundation identified Bingham's bill as one which would have reduced "cronyism" in North Carolina's government and noted that Brown was a former chairman of the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association and owner or part-owner of three dealerships which collect fees from performing inspections.<ref>[http://www.johnlocke.org/acrobat/policyReports/CarolinaCronyism.pdf Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation, "Carolina Cronyism: Introduction, Overview, and Reform," July 2012, p. 20]</ref>
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On August 30, 2005, the Senate approved the creation of the North Carolina Education Lottery 24-24 with Lt. Gov. [[Beverly Perdue]] casting the tiebreaker.  The vote was held when lottery opponent Brown was on his "long-delayed honeymoon" and two weeks after Senate President Pro Tem [[Marc Basnight]] had announced that the chamber had finished its work for the year.  The John Locke Foundation described the legislative process leading to the lottery's creation as an example of "cronyism."<ref>[http://www.johnlocke.org/acrobat/policyReports/CarolinaCronyism.pdf Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation, "Carolina Cronyism: Introduction, Overview, and Reform," July 2012, p. 9]</ref>
  
 
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Senator [[Stan Bingham]]'s 2011 bill to end mandatory annual automobile inspections, required in North Carolina since 1966, died in the [[Commerce Committee, North Carolina State Senate|Commerce Committee]], chaired by Brown.  The John Locke Foundation identified Bingham's bill as one which would have reduced "cronyism" in North Carolina's government and noted that Brown was a former chairman of the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association and owner or part-owner of three dealerships which collect fees from performing inspections.<ref>[http://www.johnlocke.org/acrobat/policyReports/CarolinaCronyism.pdf Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation, "Carolina Cronyism: Introduction, Overview, and Reform," July 2012, p. 20]</ref>
 
 
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On August 30, 2005, the Senate approved the creation of the North Carolina Education Lottery 24-24 with Lt. Gov. [[Beverly Perdue]] casting the tiebreaker.  The vote was held when lottery opponent Brown was on his "long-delayed honeymoon" and two weeks after Senate President Pro Tem [[Marc Basnight]] had announced that the chamber had finished its work for the year.  The John Locke Foundation described the legislative process leading to the lottery's creation as an example of "cronyism."<ref>[http://www.johnlocke.org/acrobat/policyReports/CarolinaCronyism.pdf Jon Sanders, John Locke Foundation, "Carolina Cronyism: Introduction, Overview, and Reform," July 2012, p. 9]</ref>
 
  
 
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Harry Brown
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North Carolina State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$13,951/year
Per diem$104/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 5, 2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harry Brown is a Republican member of the North Carolina State Senate, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004. Brown is currently serving as Majority Leader.

Biography

Brown has taught business and marketing at Coastal Carolina Community College and Webster University. He is currently the owner of National Dodge/Subaru and National Volkswagen Dealerships.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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, Brown served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Automobile Inspections

Senator Stan Bingham's 2011 bill to end mandatory annual automobile inspections, required in North Carolina since 1966, died in the Commerce Committee, chaired by Brown. The John Locke Foundation identified Bingham's bill as one which would have reduced "cronyism" in North Carolina's government and noted that Brown was a former chairman of the North Carolina Automobile Dealers Association and owner or part-owner of three dealerships which collect fees from performing inspections.[1]

Education lottery

On August 30, 2005, the Senate approved the creation of the North Carolina Education Lottery 24-24 with Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue casting the tiebreaker. The vote was held when lottery opponent Brown was on his "long-delayed honeymoon" and two weeks after Senate President Pro Tem Marc Basnight had announced that the chamber had finished its work for the year. The John Locke Foundation described the legislative process leading to the lottery's creation as an example of "cronyism."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2012

Brown ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

North Carolina State Senate, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHarry Brown Incumbent 100% 38,572
Total Votes 38,572

2010

See also: North Carolina State Senate elections, 2010

Brown won re-election to the North Carolina State Senate District 6. He was unopposed in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4] Brown was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on May 4, 2010.[5]

North Carolina Senate, General Election Results, District 6 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Harry Brown (R) 21,651 100%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brown won re-election to the 6th district in the North Carolina State Senate. Brown had no challenger. [6]

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Brown collected $189,752 in donations.[7]

North Carolina House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harry Brown's campaign in 2010
North Carolina Auto Dealers Association$8,000
Nationwide$7,000
North Carolina Farm Bureau$6,000
North Carolina Medical Society$6,000
Billy Sewell$5,500
Total Raised in 2010 $189,752

2008

In 2008, Brown collected $56,545 in donations.[8]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
North Carolina Medical Society $8,000
North Carolina Auto Dealers Association $8,000
Branch Banking & Trust corp $4,000
Nationwide $3,000
North Carolina Pork Council $2,500

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