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Dean Burke

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Dean Burke
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Georgia State Senate District 11
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 electedJanuary 8, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
Dean Burke is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 8, 2013.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Retirement, Vice Chair
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Education and Youth
Health and Human Services

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 K. Dean Burke was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Burke won election in a special election for Georgia State Senate District 11. The seat was vacant following John Bulloch's (R) resignation on December 6, 2012. While he did not initially provide a reason, Bulloch had been hospitalized with meningitis the previous October. Bulloch was re-elected on November 6, 2012 unopposed. Burke faced Marshall Berman (R), Brad Hughes (R), Mike Keown (R), Eugene McNease (R) and Jeffrey G. Bivins (L) in the special election on January 8, 2013.[3][4][5]As no candidate won more than 51 percent in the election, the top two vote-getters, Burke and Keown, headed to a runoff on February 5, which Burke won.[6][7][8][9]

Georgia State Senate, District 11, Special Election Runoff, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDean Burke 58.4% 7,739
     Republican Mike Keown 41.6% 5,507
Total Votes 13,246

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Bulloch (R)
Georgia State Senate - District 11
2013-present
Succeeded by
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