Richard Burr, US Senate candidate

by Yes Weekly Election Coverage

Residential address: 2150 Country Club Road, Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Incumbent or challenger? Incumbent

Age: 54

Campaign website or blog:

Occupation and employer: Senator, federal government; formerly employed by Carswell Distributing, a wholesale commercial products company

Previous elective experience (including election campaigns): Completing first term in US Senate, previously served in US House for 10 years

Civic and volunteer experience (including service on city commissions and boards): Board member, Brenner Children’s Hospital

Education (highest degree attained and name of institution): Bachelors, Wake Forest University

Party registration: Republican

Where were you born? Charlottesville, Va.

When did you move to Winston-Salem? As a young child

Paid consultants working on campaign: Paul Schumaker

Deputy campaign manager: Mark Braden

Treasurer: Timothy Gupton

Stories about this candidate:

YES! Weekly primary endorsements

Opposition to healthcare reform to be the centerpiece of Burr’s re-election effort

Burr attracts challengers from both parties in Senate race

Blog posts about this candidate:

Burr and Marshall in Greensboro

Marshall sounds economic populist notes in Democratic primary

Burr appears to backtrack on vow to repeal healthcare reform

The hired talent behind the candidates