Butch Parrish

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Butch Parrish
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Georgia House of Representatives District 158
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 1985 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 29
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1984
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia, 1964
Personal
BirthdayNovember 14, 1941
Place of birthSwainsboro, GA
ProfessionPharmacist
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Butch Parrish (b. November 14, 1941) is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 158. He was first elected to the chamber in 1984.

Parrish changed from the Democratic to Republican Party in 2006.

Biography

Parrish's professional experience includes working as a pharmacist, President of Shoprite Drugs, Incorporated, and Vice President of Swainsboro Ford Lincoln-Mercury, Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Subcommittee Chair
Banks and Banking
Economic Development and Tourism
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives 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 Larry J. "Butch" Parrish is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Parrish ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 158. Parrish ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 158, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngButch Parrish Incumbent 100% 14,284
Total Votes 14,284

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Parrish ran for re-election to the 156th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary or in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 156 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Butch Parrish (R) 9,060 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Parrish was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 156. Parrish (R) finished with 11,456 votes while his opponent Jonathan McCollar (D) finished with 5,436 votes.[5] Parrish raised $71,093 for his campaign fund.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 156
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Butch Parrish (R) 11,456
Jonathan McCollar (D) 5,436

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Parrish is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Parrish raised a total of $571,109 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 28, 2013.[7]

Butch Parrish's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 158 Won $122,819
2010 Georgia State House, District 156 Won $53,225
2008 Georgia State House, District 156 Won $71,093
2006 Georgia State House, District 156 Won $28,300
2004 Georgia State House, District 156 Won $159,620
2002 Georgia State House, District 102 Won $34,550
2000 Georgia State House, District 144 Won $37,951
1998 Georgia State House, District 144 Won $54,951
1996 Georgia State House, District 144 Won $8,600
Grand Total Raised $571,109

2012

Parrish won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Parrish raised a total of $122,819.

2010

In 2010, Parrish collected $53,225 in campaign contributions.[8] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Parrish collected $71,093 in campaign contributions.[9] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Pharmacy Association $4,000
Georgia Republican Party $2,300
Eric Johnson for Senate $2,300
Georgia Dental Association $2,250
Committee to Elect Ron Stephens $2,000
Unitedhealth Care $2,000

Personal

Parrish is a member of the Academy of Durable Medical Equipment Suppliers, First Liberty Bank of Swainsboro Board, National Association of Independent Medical Equipment Suppliers, First Methodist Church, and the National Association of Retail Druggists.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jan Tankersley (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 158
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 156
1985–2013
Succeeded by
Greg Morris (R)