Andrew C. Brock (born April 9, 1974) 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.
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. Incumbent George Holding had previously announced that he would run in the 2nd district rather than stand for reelection in the 13th.
Brock was elected to the North Carolina Senate in the fall of 2002. He acts as the deputy Republican whip.
Brock is married to Andrea Gentry of the Pino Community in Davie County and together they have two daughters, Scarlett Hope and Stella Faith.
Electoral History of Andrew C. Brock, current North Carolina Senator for the 34th State Senate district covering Rowan and Davie Counties.