Dean Burke

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Dean Burke
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Georgia State Senate District 11
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 2
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedJanuary 8, 2013
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
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

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Burke served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2015
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Ethics, Chair
Health and Human Services


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



See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014 with a runoff election taking place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election was held 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 was unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]


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.[4][5][6]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.[7][8][9][10]

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
Succeeded by