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Burt Jones

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Burt Jones
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Georgia State Senate District 25
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSouthern Methodist University
Master'sAuburn University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Burt Jones is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Jones earned his B.B.A. in Marketing from Southern Methodist University and his M.B.A. in Finance from Auburn University.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
State Institutions and Property, Vice Chair
Higher Education
Insurance and Labor
Regulated Industries and Utilities

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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent W.B. "Burt" Jones was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Jones ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 25. Jones defeated incumbent Johnny Grant in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Darrell Black ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5] Jones defeated Darrell Black in the general election.[6]

Georgia State Senate, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBurt Jones 63.7% 44,825
     Democratic Darrell Black 36.3% 25,542
Total Votes 70,367
Georgia State Senate, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBurt Jones 52.7% 12,487
Johnny Grant Incumbent 47.3% 11,216
Total Votes 23,703

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $222,556 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[7]

Burt Jones's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State Senate, District 25 Won $222,556
Grand Total Raised $222,556

2012

Jones won election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $222,556.
Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Burt Jones's campaign in 2012
Jones, Burt$103,500
Star Importers & Wholesalers Inc$5,000
David Shafer Senate Cmte$3,500
Friends of Tommie Williams$3,000
Cowsert for Senate$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$222,556
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Johnny Grant (R)
Georgia State Senate District 25
2013–present
Succeeded by
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