Marcus Brandon, Democrat

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Residential address: Oak Street, High Point 27260 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent

Age: [Incomplete]

Campaign website or blog: (link)

Occupation and employer: Political consultant

Previous elective experience(including election campaigns): National finance director and then deputy campaignmanager, Dennis Kucinch for President, 2007 and 2008; finance director, JackCarter for Senate campaign in Nevada, 2006; Tommy Moore gubernatorial campaignin South Carolina, 2005 and 2006

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Online director,Transportation Equity Network; active church member, New Light MissionaryBaptist Church, Greensboro; previous experience as basketball coach at WarnersvilleRecreational Center and mentor with Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): Currently attending NC A&T Universitywith a major focus in political science; graduate, Southern Guilford HighSchool

Where were you born? Greensboro

When did you move to High Point? 2010

Endorsement: Planned Parenthood Action Funds, State Employees Association of North Carolina

Paid consultants working oncampaign: [Incomplete]

Campaign manager: [Incomplete]

Treasurer: Jackie Williamson

Articles about thiscandidate:

Redistricting minimizes competition in state legislative races (link)

Brandon, Jones scrap for votes in District 60 rematch (link)