Sam Spencer is an American politician who was a candidate for the District 1 seat on the Mecklenburg (NC) Board of County Commissioners in 2006. He ran as a candidate from the Democratic Party. Spencer was only 20 years old when he ran, and turned 21 (the legal age for serving on the Board) during the general election. He lost a close primary to the much more experienced Thurman Ross, losing by less than 160 votes.
Sam Spencer is currently in the process of creating a nationwide organization to support candidates aged 18 to 30.