Brandon Michael Newton
Member of the South Carolina House of Representatives
from the 45th district
Assumed office
November 14, 2016
Preceded byDeborah Long
Personal details
Born (1994-07-29) July 29, 1994 (age 28)
Lancaster, South Carolina, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Alma materUniversity 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.[1][2]

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.[3]

Newton named as an elector for the 2020 presidential election, but was replaced by Theresa "Charm" Altman.[4][5]


  1. ^ "South Carolina Legislature Online - Member Biography". Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  2. ^ "Brandon Michael Newton - South Carolina Representative - Open States". Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  3. ^ Harrison, Michael (November 8, 2016). "Newton wins District 45, will be youngest S.C. House member". Retrieved April 10, 2020.
  4. ^ Hammond, Mark (4 January 2021). "2020 Electoral College Results; South Carolina Certificate of Vote 2020". National Archives and Records Administration. p. 4. Retrieved 5 January 2021.
  5. ^ Bustos, Joseph; Monk, John (14 December 2020). "A nation watched, and SC cast nine electoral votes for President Trump. What's next?". The State. Columbia, South Carolina. Retrieved 5 January 2021. “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.