Teresa Bratton

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Teresa Bratton is the Democratic candidate for the 6th Congressional District of North Carolina

Teresa Bratton is the Democratic candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 6th Congressional District (map) of North Carolina. On May 6, 2008 she won the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC.). [1]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

Career background

Bratton's professional background includes more than 25 years sent as a pediatric allergist in Piedmont. Following her retirement in 2006, she continued to help at local allergy/asthma clinic for indigent children. She also trains doctors for the Department of Pediatrics at UNC.[2]

Personal background

Bratton has lived in Greensboro for over 25 years. She and her husband, Dr. Gustav Blomquist, Jr., are the proud parents of Gus (31), Kerstin (29), and Michael (26). She is an accomplished tennis player and avid hiker and cyclist. She enjoys gardening and recently graduated from the Master Gardener program of the Guilford County Agricultural Extension Agency. Bratton is a member of First Presbyterian Church in Greensboro.[2]

Bratton was born in Nashville, Tennessee in 1948, graduated from Vanderbilt University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1970 and her Doctor of Medicine degree in 1974.[2]

2008 elections

On May 6, 2008 Bratton won the Democratic nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC.). [3]

Money in politics

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Campaign contributions

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Committees and affiliations

Committees

Affiliations

Bratton has been active in the North Carolina Pediatric Society's Environmental Health Group, has testified before the US EPA on air quality issues, served as president of the Guilford County Medical Society and the American Lung Association of North Carolina's Piedmont Chapter and has been active in efforts to improve both indoor and outdoor air quality in Guilford County and the Triad. She is a distinguished member of numerous medical and professional associations.[2]

More background data

Contact

Official Bratton for Congress Web site teresa@teresasuebratton.com

Articles and resources

See also

http://www.teresasuebratton.com

References

  1. AP "North Carolina-Summary Vote Results" The The Appleton Post-Crescent, May 7, 2008
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Teresa Sue Bratton, MD - Biography," TeresaSueBratton.com, retrieved August 12, 2008
  3. AP "North Carolina-Summary Vote Results" The The Appleton Post-Crescent, May 7, 2008

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