Brendan Madigan is a student at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill studying Public Policy. Born in Baltimore, Maryland, Brendan has played an active role in conservative politics. In 2010, Brendan became the youngest person in Maryland history to seek statewide elected office in his bid for the office of Comptroller of Maryland. Finishing with a respectable 25% of the vote in the Republican Primary, Brendan’s campaign gained both local and national attention. Brendan has since served in an advisory role to a number of conservative organizations in Maryland, and has had his political commentary published in major regional newspapers, including The Baltimore Sun. Most recently, Brendan served as the Chairman of North Carolina students for Rick Perry and is currently involved with a number of state-wide and local political campaigns in North Carolina.

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Brendan in the News!

11.02.2012-Daily Tar Heel “Transit tax isn’t right for Orange County
– The Baltimore Sun “Even Democrats know tax plan isn’t fair
Daily Tar Heel “A victorious day for North Carolina families
05.09.2012- “Bowing Out Gracefully
05.09.2012– Old Line Elephant “Madigan on 2014
04.10.2012– Carolina Review “What’s Behind the DTH’s Supression Techniques?”
Austin American-Statesman “Perry for governor, again
02.23.2012- Daily Tar Heel “Amendment One ensures peoples’ religious liberty
02.16.2012- Daily Tar Heel “Race to the Ballot visits Chapel Hill to encourage votes against Amendment One
02.03.2012– Anchorage Daily News “Controversial sex columnist returns to UAA
– Daily Tar Heel “NC Students for Rick Perry heads to South Carolina to campaign for the upcoming primary
12.16.2011– Blog Interview about Students for Rick Perry “Brendan Madigan, student for Rick Perry
11.15.2011– Explore Baltimore County “Letter: Gas tax a ‘bad deal’ for Maryland families, job creators
09.22.2011– Daily Tar Heel “Rick Perry finds support in new UNC student group
09.14.2011– The Daily Caller “Perry  pauses politics, turns to faith in Liberty University speech
08.10.2011– National Journal “GOP Chasing Young Voters for 2012
06.23.2011– Texans for Lawsuit Reform “A Texas remedy for what ails Maryland jobs” (Rerun of Baltimore Sun Op-Ed)
06.22.2011– Baltimore Sun Op-Ed “A Texas remedy for what ails Maryland jobs
01.28.2011– Austin American-Statesman Letter to the Editor “GOP needs Perry

Selected Media from the 2010 Campaign

Interview with ABC 2 News (Baltimore)
Speech at Candidate Forum in Clinton, MD
“Principled Leadership” Radio Ad