Brandon Beach

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Brandon Beach
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Georgia State Senate District 21
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013 – present
Term ends
January 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedJanuary 8, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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CandidateVerification

Brandon Beach is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 21. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 8, 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Science and Technology, Vice Chair
Economic Development
Government Oversight
Transportation

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. Incumbent Brandon L. Beach was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Beach won election in the special election for Georgia State Senate District 21. The seat was vacant following the resignation of Chip Rogers (R) on December 5, 2012. Beach defeated Sean Jerguson (R) in the special election on January 8, 2013.[3][4][5]

Georgia State Senate, District 21, General Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrandon Beach 57.6% 5,471
     Republican Sean Jerguson 42.4% 4,032
Total Votes 9,503

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Beach ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 21. Beach ran and lost against incumbent Chip Rogers in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Georgia State Senate, District 21 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChip Rogers Incumbent 59% 17,659
Brandon Beach 41% 12,269
Total Votes 29,928

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Beach lost in a primary runoff to John Albers on August 10.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Beach is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Beach raised a total of $322,894 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[8]

Brandon Beach's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State Senate, District 21 Defeated $131,310
2010 Georgia State Senate, District 56 Defeated $191,584
Grand Total Raised $322,894

2012

Beach lost the election for the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Beach raised a total of $131,310.
Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brandon Beach's campaign in 2012
Beach, Brandon$15,000
Yancey, Delores$2,500
Mahaffey Pickens & Tucker$2,500
World Fiber Technologies$2,500
Preble-Rish Inc$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$131,310
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Beach lost the election for the Georgia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Beach raised a total of $191,584.

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2014

In 2014, the Georgia State Legislature was in session from January 13 through March 21.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Chip Rogers (R)
Georgia State Senate District 21
2013–present
Succeeded by
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