David Pennington

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David Pennington
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Governor of Georgia
Former Candidate
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
Mayor of Dalton
2008-present
Education
High schoolDalton High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia
OtherDalton Junior College
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David Pennington was a Republican candidate for Governor of Georgia in the 2014 elections. He has served as the Mayor of Dalton, Georgia since 2008.[1]

Biography

Pennington serves in the part-time position of Mayor of Dalton, Georgia. He has held this position since 2008. He also founded Advanced Insurance Strategies.

Education

  • Dalton High School
  • Dalton Junior College
  • B.A. in Economics from University of Georgia

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia gubernatorial election, 2014

Pennington ran for election to the office of Governor of Georgia. Pennington sought the Republican nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

  • Republican primary
Governor of Georgia, Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNathan Deal Incumbent 72.1% 430,170
David Pennington 16.7% 99,548
John Barge 11.2% 66,500
Total Votes 596,218
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.


Campaign media


David Pennington for Governor 2014 campaign launch video - Posted to YouTube Nov. 2013

Polls - 2014 governor race

General Election
Governor of Georgia
Poll Nathan Deal* (R) Jason Carter (D)Andrew Hunt (L)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Survey USA/11Alive
April 24-27, 2014
41%37%9%3%+/-2.51,567
InsiderAdvantage Poll
June 24-25, 2014
47%40%3%10%+/-2.71,349
Public Policy Poll (D-Better Georgia)
July 11-13, 2014
41%40%8%11%+/-3.8664
Landmark (R)
July 15, 2014
41.3%48.7%4%6%+/-4.0750
Landmark (R)
July 25, 2014
40%47%5%9%+/-3.8750
InsiderAdvantage
August 12-13, 2014
43%39%7%11%+/-3.7719
Landmark (R)
August 20-21, 2014
40.1%44.4%3.6%11.9%+/-4.0600
AVERAGES 41.91% 42.3% 5.66% 8.84% +/-3.5 914.14
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org
Nathan Deal vs. Jason Carter
Governor of Georgia
Poll Nathan Deal* (R) Jason Carter (D)UndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Better Georgia/Public Policy Polling
October 7-8, 2013
44%40%16%+/-4.1602
InsiderAdvantage Poll
January 6, 2014
44%22%34%+/-4.6529
Atlanta Journal-Constitution Poll
January 6-9, 2014
47%38%15%+/-4.0802
Public Policy Polling (D-Better Georgia)
February 19-20, 2014
45%42%12%+/-3.0833
Insider Advantage/Fox 5 Atlanta/Morris News Service
March 9-10, 2014
38%41%21%+/-4.0486
Landmark Communications/Rosetta Stone
March 30, 2014
43%39%18%+/-4.0575
Public Policy Polling (D-MoveOn)
April 1-4, 2014
42%43%15%+/-3.9628
Hicks Evaluation Group
August 8-10, 2014
45%45%9%+/-3.48788
AVERAGES 43.5% 38.75% 17.5% +/-3.89 655.38
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted in this race. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

Personal

Pennington is a native of Dalton, Georgia. His wife is named Pamela, and they have two children, David IV and Mary Jane.[1]

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