Bruce Thompson

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Bruce Thompson
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Georgia State Senate, District 14
Incumbent
In office
December 12, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedDecember 3, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionInsurance Agency Owner
Websites
Office website
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Bruce Thompson is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on December 3, 2013.

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Bruce A. Thompson is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2013

See also: Georgia state legislative special elections, 2013

Thompson won election in a special election for Georgia State Senate District 14. The seat was vacant following Sen. Barry Loudermilk's (R) resignation to focus on his Congressional campaign. Thompson faced Christopher G. Nesmith (D), Matt Laughridge (R), Dwight Pullen (R), Dean Sheridan (R) and Nicole Ebbeskotte (R) in the special election, which took place on November 5. As no candidate received more than fifty percent of the vote, the top two vote-getters - Thompson and Laughridge - met in a runoff on December 3, which Thompson won.[2][3][4][5][6]

Georgia State Senate, District 14, Runoff Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Thompson 68.7% 2,982
     Republican Matt Laughridge 31.3% 1,356
Total Votes 4,338

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barry Loudermilk (R)
Georgia Senate District 14
December 2013-Present
Succeeded by
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