Brandon Michael Newton
|Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives|
from the 45th district
|Assumed office |
November 14, 2016
|Preceded by||Deborah Long|
|Born||July 29, 1994|
Lancaster, South Carolina, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of South Carolina Lancaster (A.A., A.S.)|
University of South Carolina (B.A.)
Winthrop University (M.B.A.)
Brandon Michael Newton (born July 29, 1994) is an American politician. He is a member of the South Carolina House of Representatives from the 45th District, serving since 2016. He is a member of the Republican party.
Upon his election in 2016, Newton became the youngest member serving in the South Carolina House of Representatives. He was 22 years, 3 months, and 16 days old at the time he took office.
Newton named as an elector for the 2020 presidential election, but was replaced by Theresa "Charm" Altman.
“I’ve tried to teach my people in Newberry how important this is because so many people out there don’t realize that this is more important than anything that we do, because this is how the president gets elected and we have done our job in South Carolina,” said Teresa “Charm” Altman, chairwoman of the Newberry County Republicans.