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Marcus Brandon
Kenneth Marcus Brandon.jpg
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 generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorth Carolina A&T University
Personal
ProfessionPolitical consultant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
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.

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

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.[1][2]

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.[3]

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. [4] 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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Brandon raised a total of $54,813 in campaign contributions.[5]

His four largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Gold, Mitchell S $2,000
Page, Robert L $2,000
Brandon Jr., Kenneth $2,000
Duffy, Patrick $2,000

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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