Marcus Brandon, NC House District 60 candidate

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 907 Thissell St., High Point, NC 27260

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Date of birth: 35

Campaign website or blog:

Occupation and employer: President, KMB Consulting

Previous electiveexperience (including election campaigns): National finance director and then deputy campaign manager, DennisKucinch for President, 2007 and 2008; finance director, Jack Carter for Senatecampaign in Nevada, 2006; Tommy Moore gubernatorial campaign in South Carolina,2005 and 2006

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Online director, Transportation Equity Network; activechurch member, New Light Missionary Baptist Church, Greensboro; previousexperience as basketball coach at Warnersville Recreational Center and mentorwith Big Brothers, Big Sisters

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): Currentlyattending NC A&T University with a major focus in political science;graduate, Southern Guilford High School

Party registration: Democrat

What is the city of birth?Greensboro

Paid consultants workingon campaign: Malia Lazu, HogensenStrategies

Campaign manager: Clayton Brooks

Treasurer: Jackie Williamson

Stories about this candidate:

On redistricting

State legislative candidates square off at Greensboro forum

Brandon, Robinson win big in Guilford County

Young progressive takes on seasoned black politician

Blog posts about this candidate:

Young Greensboro natives come home to mobilize black voters

NC House candidate in court for traffic charges

Campaign finance:

Cash on hand: $847

$3,000: Merry O’Donnell

$2,000: Robert Page, Replacements Ltd.

$1,000: Marcus Brandon, political consultant; Patrick Duffy,Diamond Resorts International; Progressive Kick; David M. Schwartz, MPP

$750: Kenneth Brandon Jr.; Ruth Valerie Seidel, registerednurse

$700: David M. Schwartz

$500: Mike Bentley, Texas Restaurant Association; Kenneth BrandonJr.; Joe Floyd II; Ashraf Khalaf; Christopher H. Murray; Terrence M. O’Connell

Notable donor: Lewis Brandon ($200)

Data current as of June 30