Bruce Thompson

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Bruce Thompson
Georgia State Senate, District 14
In office
December 12, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedDecember 3, 2013
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionInsurance Agency Owner
Office website
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.



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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Bruce A. Thompson was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]


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.[3][4][5][6][7]

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