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
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by T.L. "Fountain" Odom
Personal details
Born (1974-04-09) April 9, 1974 (age 43)
Davie County, North Carolina
Nationality  United States
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Andrea
Children 3
Residence Mocksville, North Carolina
Alma mater Western Carolina University
Occupation Consultant
Religion United Methodist
Website www.andrewbrock.com

Andrew C. Brock is an eight-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]

Brock was elected to his first term in the North Carolina Senate in the fall of 2002. Brock is the chairman of the Natural and Economic Resources Appropriations Committee, Agriculture/ Environment/ Natural Resources Committee, and Joint Information Technology Oversight Committee. Brock served as vice-chairman of redistricting. He also served as a member of the Joint Governmental Operations Committee, the Finance Committee, the Senate Rules Committee, Appropriations/Base Budget Committee, Program Evaluation Committee, the Emergency Response and Preparedness Committee, Joint Education Oversight Committee, and the Ways and Means Committee.

After college, Brock worked for the Conference on Poverty to work toward welfare reform in North Carolina. He then worked for United States Senator Lauch Faircloth's re-election campaign. Bill Cobey hired Brock to work as campaign manager on Cobey's campaign for chairman of the North Carolina Republican Party. Brock then worked for the Republican Party of North Carolina. He then worked as a campaign manager for U.S. Congressman Walter Jones. Brock also worked for Citizens for a Sound Economy.

Brock graduated Western Carolina University, in Cullowhee, North Carolina, where he majored in economics and political science. Brock was active in the Student Government Association and served as student body president. He was a member of the governing board of the University of North Carolina Association of Student Governments. He was also a member of the Western Carolina University Board of Trustees and the Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society.

Brock is a lifelong resident of Davie County. Brock’s grandfather, Burr Brock, Sr., served in the North Carolina House of Representatives, as well as the Senate. He is a graduate of Davie County High School.

Brock announced on February 22, 2016 that he would run for the United States House of Representatives in the newly reconfigured 13th congressional district.[2] Incumbent George Holding had previously announced that he would run in the 2nd district rather than stand for reelection in the 13th.

State Senate[edit]

Brock was elected to the North Carolina Senate in the fall of 2002. He acts as the deputy Republican whip.[1]

Personal life[edit]

Brock is married to Andrea Gentry of the Pino Community in Davie County and together they have two daughters, Scarlett Hope and Stella Faith.[3]

Electoral history[edit]

Electoral History of Andrew C. Brock, current North Carolina Senator for the 34th State Senate district covering Rowan and Davie Counties.

North Carolina Senate District 38 Republican Primary Election 2000[4]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Larry W. Potts 2,796 25.76
Republican Stan Bingham 2,738 25.23
Republican James B. Neely 2,493 22.97
Republican Andrew Brock 2,343 21.59
Republican Nicholas A. Slogick 292 2.69
Republican Nate Pendley 190 1.75
Majority 58 0.53
Total votes 10,852 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 Republican Primary Election 2002[5]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 6,816 36.69
Republican Gus Andrews 5,972 32.15
Republican Mac Butner 4,830 26.00
Republican Baxter (Bo) Turner 957 5.15
Majority 844 4.54
Total votes 18,575 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2002[6]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 28,593 60.19
Democratic John Carlyle Sherrill, III 17,625 37.10
Libertarian J. Conrad Jones 1,290 2.72
Majority 10968 23.09
Total votes 18,575 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 Republican Primary Election 2004[7]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 7,726 66.76
Republican Gus Andrews 3,846 33.24
Majority 3880 33.53
Total votes 11,572 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2004[8]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 41,800 63.31
Democratic Larry C. Brown 24,223 36.69
Majority 17577 26.62
Total votes 66,023 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2006[9]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 21,608 60.60
Democratic Larry C. Brown 14,048 39.40
Majority 7560 21.20
Total votes 35,656 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2008[10]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock 47,960 61.17
Democratic William A. Burnette 30,443 38.83
Majority 17517 22.34
Total votes 78,403 100.00
North Carolina Senate District 34 General Election 2010[11]
Party Candidate Votes %
Republican Andrew C. Brock (unopposed) 36,969 100.00
Majority 36969 100.00
Total votes 36,969 100.00

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Project Vote Smart - Senator Andrew C. Brock - Biography
  2. ^ Colin Campbell (2016). "NC Sen. Andrew Brock to run for Congress under new map". The News & Observer. Retrieved 2016-02-23. 
  3. ^ http://www.andrewbrock.com
  4. ^ "NC Primary Election Results 2000". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  5. ^ "NC Primary Election Results 2002". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  6. ^ "NC General Election Results 2002". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  7. ^ "NC Primary Election Results 2004". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  8. ^ "NC General Election Results 2004". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  9. ^ "NC General Election Results 2006". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  10. ^ "NC General Election Results 2008". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 
  11. ^ "NC General Election Results 2010". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011. 

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