Bill Hembree

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Bill Hembree
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Georgia House of Representatives District 67
Incumbent
In office
1992-1996, 1999 - January 14, 2013
Years in position (current service)15
Years in position (previous service)4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1998
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJohnson and Wales University, 1989
Associate'sUniversity in Providence Rhode Island
Personal
BirthdayMarch 8, 1966
Place of birthVilla Rica, GA
ProfessionReal Estate Manager
ReligionFirst Baptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Bill Hembree (b. March 8, 1966) was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 67th District from 1992-96 and from 1999 to 2013.

Hembree was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 30 of the Georgia State Senate.

Biography

Hembree is a member of the Douglasville Chamber of Commerce and National Youth Chairman of the Muscular Dystrophy Association.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. James Harrison Nixon was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Michael B. "Mike" Dugan defeated W.A. "Bill" Hembree in the Republican primary. Nixon will face Dugan in the general election.[2][3]

Georgia State Senate, District 30 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Dugan Incumbent 54.6% 6,344
Bill Hembree 45.4% 5,269
Total Votes 11,613

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Hembree ran in a special election for Georgia State Senate District 30. The seat was vacant following Bill Hamrick's (R) resignation on September 10, 2012. Hembree faced Glenn Richardson, Mike Dugan and Jim Naughton in the Republican primary on November 6, 2012. With no candidate winning a majority in the primary, the top two vote-getters - Hembree and Dugan - proceeded to a runoff on December 4, 2012, which Dugan won.[4][5][6][7][8]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hembree ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 67. Hembree ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Leigh Mcmutry ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[9]

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hembree ran for re-election to the 67th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary. Hembree defeated Kimberly Alexander (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[10]

Georgia House of Representatives District 67 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hembree Incumbent 58.3% 10,599
     Democratic Kimberly Alexander 41.7% 7,573
Total Votes 18,172

2008

In 2008 Bill Hembree was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 67. Hembree (D) ran unopposed and finished with 19,561 votes.[11] Hembree raised $48,476 for his campaign fund.[12]

Georgia House of Representatives District 67 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hembree Incumbent 100% 19,561
Total Votes 19,561

2006

On November 7, 2006, Hembree won re-election to District 67 of the Georgia House of Representatives against Leonard Danley, Sr. (D).[13]

Georgia House of Representatives District 67 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hembree Incumbent 63.5% 8,383
     Democratic Leonard Danley, Sr. 36.5% 4,818
Total Votes 13,201

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hembree collected $151,662 in campaign contributions.[14] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bill Hembree's campaign in 2010
Georgia Hospital Association$4,800
Georgia Medical Association$4,000
Adams, Steve$4,000
Georgia Optometric Association$3,800
Unitedhealthcare$3,400
Total Raised in 2010 $151,662

2008

In 2008, Hembree collected $48,476 in campaign contributions.[15] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Nationwide $2,000
Unitedhealth Care $2,000
Allstate Insurance $1,500
Humana $1,500
Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia $1,250

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 67
1999–2013
Succeeded by
Micah Gravley (R)