Mary Brandenburg

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Mary Brandenburg
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Florida House of Representatives District 89
Former member
Term in office began
2002
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession President, United States Control Systems Corporation
Mary Brandenburg was a Democratic member of the Florida House of Representatives, representing the 89th District from 2002-2010. She served on the City Commission of West Palm Beach from 1999-2002.

Due to Florida term limits, Brandenburg could not run for re-election in the Florida House of Representatives elections of 2010.[1]

Brandenburg is President of the United States Control Systems Corporation.

She is a member of many organizations, including the Government Affairs Committee/Leadership West Palm Beach Coordinating Committee of the Chamber of Commerce of the Palm Beaches, Grassy Waters Preserve, Greater Lake Worth Chamber of Commerce, Palm Beach Chamber of Commerce, Women's Chamber of Commerce of Palm Beach County, Palm Beach County Democratic Women's Club, and the Palm Beach Civic Association.[2]

Issue positions

Brandenburg did not provide answers to the Florida State Legislative Election 2008 Political Courage Test. The test provides voters with how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected.[3]

Committee assignments

2009-2010

Brandenburg's sponsored legislation included:

  • HB 781 - "Direct-Mail Marketing Solicitations: Requires DOACS to establish & maintain by specified date statewide "do not mail" registry to contain list of consumers who do not wish to receive direct-mail marketing solicitations"
  • HB 1343 - "Practice of Tattooing: Increases criminal penalty for human tattooing by unauthorized persons & for tattooing minor without written notarized consent of parent or legal guardian."
  • HB 1505 - "Physical Education in Public Schools: Revises applicability of physical education requirements for certain students in grade 6; provides that criteria for waiver of physical education requirements apply to students in grades 6 through 8"

For details and a full listing of sponsored bills, see the House site.

Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Brandenburg won re-election to the Florida House of Representatives from Florida's 89th District, defeating Jeffrey Auslander (R). Brandenburg received 24,970 votes in the election while Auslander received 12,442 votes.[4] Brandenburg raised $114,087 for her campaign; Auslander raised $13,925.[5]

Florida House of Representatives, District 89
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Mary Brandenburg (D) 24,970 66.7%
Jeffrey Auslander (R) 12,442 33.3%

Campaign donors

Below are Brandenburg's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2008 election:[6]

Contributor 2008 total
FL Democratic Party $5,833
Hospital Corporation of America $4,000
AT&T $2,000
FL Chamber of Commerce $2,000
FL Cable Telecommunications Assoc $1,500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Florida House of Representatives District 89
2002–2010
Succeeded by
Jeff Clemens