Andrew C. Brock
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Andrew C. Brock (born April 9, 1974) served almost eight terms (2003-2017) as a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's thirty-fourth Senate district, including constituents in Davie, Iredell and Rowan counties. He also served as the Republican deputy whip in the Senate.
Andrew C. Brock
|Member of the North Carolina Senate|
from the 34th district
Jan. 2003 – June 30, 2017
|Preceded by||T.L. "Fountain" Odom|
|Born||April 9, 1974|
Davie County, North Carolina
|Residence||Mocksville, North Carolina|
|Alma mater||Western Carolina University|
Education and early careerEdit
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 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.
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 was elected to the North Carolina Senate in the fall of 2002. He acted as the deputy Republican whip. Brock was at times the chairman of the Finance Committee, Natural and Economic Resources Appropriations Committee, Agriculture/ Environment/ Natural Resources Committee, General Government, Health & Human Services Committee, and Joint Information Technology Oversight Committee. Brock served as vice-chairman of the Redistricting committee. 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, Judiciary 1, and the Ways and Means Committee.
He resigned in 2017 to accept a position on the Board of Review for the state Division of Employment Security.
Run for CongressEdit
Brock announced on February 22, 2016 that he would run for the United States House of Representatives in the newly reconfigured 13th congressional district. Incumbent George Holding had previously announced that he would run in the 2nd district rather than stand for reelection in the 13th.
Brock is married to Andrea Gentry of the Pino Community in Davie County, and together they have two daughters and one son, Scarlett Hope, Stella Faith, and Turner Ward.
|Republican||Larry W. Potts||2,796||25.76|
|Republican||James B. Neely||2,493||22.97|
|Republican||Nicholas A. Slogick||292||2.69|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock||6,816||36.69|
|Republican||Baxter (Bo) Turner||957||5.15|
|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|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock||7,726||66.76|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock||41,800||63.31|
|Democratic||Larry C. Brown||24,223||36.69|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock||21,608||60.60|
|Democratic||Larry C. Brown||14,048||39.40|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock||47,960||61.17|
|Democratic||William A. Burnette||30,443||38.83|
|Republican||Andrew C. Brock (unopposed)||36,969||100.00|
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Andrew C. Brock - Biography
- Colin Campbell (2016). "NC Sen. Andrew Brock to run for Congress under new map". The News & Observer. Retrieved 2016-02-23.
- NC State Board of Elections
- "NC Primary Election Results 2000". NC State Board of Elections. Archived from the original on 2008-11-27. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
- "NC Primary Election Results 2002". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "NC General Election Results 2002". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "NC Primary Election Results 2004". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "NC General Election Results 2004". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "NC General Election Results 2006". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.[permanent dead link]
- "NC General Election Results 2008". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.
- "NC General Election Results 2010". NC State Board of Elections. Retrieved 21 August 2011.