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Alisha Thomas Morgan

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Alisha Thomas Morgan
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Current candidacy
Running for Georgia State Superintendent of Schools
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Georgia House of Representatives District 39
In office
January 13, 2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSpelman College, 2000
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 5, 1978
Place of birthMiami, FL
ProfessionNon-Profit Manager/Motivational Speaker
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Alisha Thomas Morgan is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 39. She was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Morgan is running for Georgia State Superintendent of Schools in 2014.[1] She announced her candidacy on Nov. 12, 2013]</ref> The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Biography

Morgan's professional experience includes working as a non-profit manager, motivational speaker, political talk show host on 1380 WAOK Atlanta and Southern Regional Organizer for the Alliance for Justice from 2000-2003.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Morgan served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Education
Governmental Affairs
Health and Human Services
Juvenile Justice

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Morgan served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Morgan served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Morgan is running for Georgia State Superintendent of Schools.[1] She is seeking the Democratic nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Morgan ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 39. Morgan ran against Anne Taylor in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2] Morgan ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlisha T. Morgan Incumbent 100% 16,665
Total Votes 16,665

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Morgan ran for re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. No one filed to run against her in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan (D) 10,920 100.0%

She defeated Beth Gray in the July 20 primary by a margin of 2,296-831.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan 2,296 73.4%
Betty Gray 831 26.6%

2008

In 2008 Morgan was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 39. Morgan (D) finished with 14,178 votes while her opponent Chris Cooper (R) finished with 5,369 votes.[6] Morgan raised $32,781 for her campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 39
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan (D) 14,178
Chris Cooper (R) 5,369

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Morgan is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Morgan raised a total of $226,552 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 23, 2013.[8]

Alisha Thomas Morgan's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 39 Won $54,323
2010 Georgia State House, District 39 Won $50,959
2008 Georgia State House, District 39 Won $32,781
2006 Georgia State House, District 39 Won $14,108
2004 Georgia State House, District 39 Won $74,381
Grand Total Raised $226,552

2012

Morgan won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Morgan raised a total of $54,323.

2010

Morgan won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Morgan raised a total of $50,959.

2008

Morgan won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Morgan raised a total of $32,781.

2006

Morgan won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Morgan raised a total of $14,108.

2004

Morgan won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Morgan raised a total of $74,381.

Personal

Morgan is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, State President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Youth and College Division, founder of the Niamani Project, and member of the Joseph E. Lowery Institute Board.[9]

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