Matt Newton, Democrat

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Residential address: Rocky Falls Road, Charlotte 28211 (map)

Incumbent or challenger? Challenger

Date of birth: 32 (Aug. 31)

Campaign website or blog:

Occupation and employer: Lawyer, Newton & Arroyo

Previous elective experience(including election campaigns): None

Civic and volunteerexperience (including service on local government commissions and boards): Member, People’s Coalitionof the Carolinas; volunteers and donates to Vietnam veterans; pro bono work torepresent homeowners facing foreclosure

Education (highest degreeattained and name of institution): JD, Thomas Jefferson School of Law

Where were you born? Charlotte

Paid consultants working oncampaign: None

Campaign manager: Timothy Smith

Treasurer: Tiffany Arroyo

Articles about thiscandidate:

Campaign manager for 12th congressional challenger resigns (link)

Generational contest plays out between two movement candidates in 12th Congressional District (link)’