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William Hamrick
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Court Information:
Coweta Judicial Circuit, Georgia
Title:   Judge
Preceded by:   William F. Lee, Jr.
Personal History
Undergraduate:   Auburn University
Law School:   Georgia State University College of Law
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Coweta Judicial Circuit
Position:  Hamrick
State:  Georgia
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  Yes
Election date:  5/20/2014
Election vote:  100%ApprovedA

William Hamrick is a judge for for the Coweta Judicial Circuit in Georgia. He was appointed to the court in 2012, and his current term expires in 2018.[1][2]


Hamrick received his undergraduate degree in Business Administration from Auburn University and his J.D. from Georgia State University College of Law.[3]


Prior to joining the court, Hamrick was the District 30 Representative in the Georgia General Assembly from 2000 to 2012.[2]

State senate committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hamrick served to the following committees:


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bill Hamrick endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [4]


2014 judicial

See also: Georgia judicial elections, 2014
Hamrick ran for re-election to the Coweta Judicial Circuit, Georgia.
General: He won without opposition in the general election on May 20, 2014.[1][5]

2012 senate

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Hamrick ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 30. Hamrick ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed to run for the seat. A special election primary was held to fill his seat on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

2010 senate

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Hamrick won re-election to the 30th District seat in 2010. He defeated a Democratic opponent, Pat Rhudy, in the November 2, 2010, general election.[8]

Georgia State Senate District 30 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hamrick Incumbent 67.9% 36,704
     Democratic Pat Rhudy 32.1% 17,341
Total Votes 54,045

Campaign donors

In 2010, Hamrick received $137,082 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]

Georgia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bill Hamrick's campaign in 2010
Mortgage Bankers Association Of Georgia$4,700
Georgians For Cagle$4,514
Georgia Bankers Association$4,400
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$4,200
Titlemax Management$4,200
Total Raised in 2010 $137,082

2008 senate

On November 4, 2008, Hamrick won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 30th Senate district. Hamrick received 52,256 votes in the election, defeating Pat Rhudy (D), who received 29,491 votes.[10] Hamrick raised $142,944 for his campaign in 2008.[11]

Campaign donors

In 2008, Hamrick collected $142,944 in campaign contributions.[12] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Bankers Association $4,000
Titlemax Management $3,600
Georgia Industrial Loan Association $3,300
Community Bankers Association of Georgia $3,000
Georgia Association of Realtors $3,000


On November 7, 2006, Hamrick won re-election to District 30 of the Georgia State Senate against Benjamin Crawford (D).[13]

Campaign donors

In 2006, Hamrick collected $237,837 in campaign contributions.[14] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Titlemax $5,500
Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers $4,000
Bank of America $3,500
Georgia Bankers Association $3,000
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $3,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 30
Succeeded by
Mike Dugan (R)