Andrew C. Brock

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Senator
Andrew C. Brock
Andrew C Brock.jpg
Member of the North Carolina Senate
from the 34th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by T.L. "Fountain" Odom
Personal details
Born (1974-04-09) April 9, 1974 (age 40)
Davie County, North Carolina
Nationality  United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Andrea
Children 2
Residence Mocksville, North Carolina
Alma mater Western Carolina University
Occupation Consultant
Religion United Methodist
Website www.andrewbrock.com

Andrew C. Brock is a sixth-term Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state’s thirty-fourth Senate district, including constituents in Davie, Iredell County, North Carolina and Rowan counties. He is also the Republican deputy whip in the Senate.[1]

Background[edit]

Brock was born in 1974 in Mocksville, North Carolina. He is a lifelong resident of Davie County; he lives on the farm that has been in his family since 1790. Burr Brock, Sr., Senator Brock’s grandfather, served in the North Carolina House of Representatives, as well as the Senate. Brock is a graduate of Davie County High School.[citation needed]

In 1998 Brock graduated from Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, NC, where he majored in Economics and Political Science. While at Western, Brock was elected Student Body President. He served as Vice-Chairman, and subsequently Chairman of the WCU College Republicans, and Founder of the Public Policy Institute. While a student at WCU, Brock interned in the North Carolina General Assembly as an Assistant Sergeant-At-Arms.[citation needed]

After college Brock was employed by the Conference on Poverty to work toward welfare reform for the State of North Carolina. He then went on to work for Senator Lauch Faircloth in his re-election campaign for the United States Senate. Subsequently former Congressman Bill Cobey hired Brock to work as campaign manager on his campaign for Chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. He worked for the Republican Party of North Carolina in various capacities. Brock later worked as campaign manager for U.S. Congressman Walter B. Jones.[citation needed]

State Senate[edit]

Brock was elected to the North Carolina Senate in the fall of 2002. He is currently serving in his fifth term, and acts as the Deputy Republican Whip.[1]

Recognitions[edit]

From 2008-2010 Civitas Action ranked Senator Brock as the #1 Conservative Senator in the North Carolina State Senate.[2]

In 2009 the North Carolina FreeEnterprise Foundation (NCFEF) designated Brock as one of the most business friendly Senators in the NC General Assembly.[3]

Committees[edit]

Brock serves on the Finance Committee, the Judiciary I Committee, the Senate Rules Committee, Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, the Committee on Mental Health & Youth Services, the Information Technology Committee, Committee on Appropriations on General Government and Information Technology and the Agriculture/Environment and Natural Resources Committee.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Most recent election shown below. For a complete list see: Electoral history of Andrew C. Brock

North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2010[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock (unopposed) 36,969 100.00%
Majority 36969 100.00
Totals 36,969 100.00%

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