Greenville Business Owner Runs For NC House In 1st Political Bid

By: April Davis
By: April Davis

Candidates continue to throw their hat in the ring for the upcoming may primary.

Tuesday Brian Brown of Pitt County announced his republican candidacy for the District 9 House of Representatives seat. Brown is the founder and president of Rep Express catering in Greenville. He says this is his first time running for any political office.

Brown says these are tough times for working families, and businesses and he is committed to the necessary actions to push forward and get results.

Democrat Marian McLawhorn currently represents District 9.

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  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 05:17 PM
    OH NO..... He would NOT be good for us
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      by Eyes Wide Open on Feb 15, 2012 at 06:01 PM in reply to Anonymous
      Why, because he knows how to manage revenue and expenses? Don't get mad when the conservative voices start to drown out your liberal crap!
  • by Todd Location: Greenville on Feb 15, 2012 at 09:34 AM
    I have known Brian for about three years now and am very excited that he is running. I've seen the hard work he has done for the Greenville - Pitt County Chamber and how successful he has been as a loal businessman. He is a man of strong character and I know he'll represent us well.
  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 07:50 AM
    He might be a nice guy but he's a Republican. We need to get them out before they destroy education in this state.
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      by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 09:39 AM in reply to
      Really? Yeah, hate for those Republicans to be fiscally responsible.
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        by John on Feb 15, 2012 at 09:56 AM in reply to
        Yeah Republicans are bad for education, just look at the state of NC Education and the republicans...........wait a minute the DEMOCRATS were in charge for 100 years, nevermind Go Brian Go
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          by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 01:44 PM in reply to John
          If I'm not mistaken the Republicans forced through the last round of cuts to education with a veto override. Come on people wake up! Your kid's futures are at stake here.
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        by Gary on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:03 AM in reply to
        And can you imagine? That Republican might want to make voters actually prove they are who they say they are, now that s a concept that the great democrats didn't approve of. Your right...They've got to go.
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          by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 01:46 PM in reply to Gary
          Here is an idea. Lets charge people to vote. Then the only the one's who can afford to vote will get to. And who likes rich people more than Republicans? I mean the poor should take out loans if they want to vote right? Wait wait what? That is illegal too? Hmmm. Let's come up with a better plan for fixing elections.
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          by To Anonymous@4:46 PM on Feb 15, 2012 at 06:06 PM in reply to Gary
          Here is a good plan for elections: Everyone who is receiving food stamps and welfare checks should forfeit their right to vote because they have a conflict of interest!!!! The GOP likes everyone except the LAZY!
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        by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 01:42 PM in reply to
        I agree. I mean what's up with people wanting their kids to have a good education. Forget that. Let's just keep taxing people and stuff the money in a giant mattress in Raleigh. The kids would much rather work the rest of their lives as minimum wage workers. I mean really? What are you people thinking? Education is the only way most kids will ever have a future.
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      by Henry on Feb 15, 2012 at 10:01 AM in reply to
      We don't need no education or teachers in North Carolina that are hired by the state. Go to vouchers and send your children to private schools where they get learning jist like I did.
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      by Eyes Wide Open on Feb 15, 2012 at 06:09 PM in reply to
      We need to let the Republicans fix the Democrat destroyed education system in NC. The liberal hogwash has crippled our children, it is time for some honesty!
  • by Tracie Location: Winterville on Feb 15, 2012 at 07:22 AM
    Way to go Brian.. He is a wonderful young and smart gentleman who will do a fine job in the House of Representatives.. Awesome man!!
  • by A on Feb 15, 2012 at 06:08 AM
    I remember Brian when he was a pharmaceutical rep and visited our doctors office in Washington. Brian is a VERY nice guy! Good luck, Brian!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 05:58 AM
    RUN! Brian, run!
  • by Anonymous on Feb 15, 2012 at 04:47 AM
    Good luck Brian!

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