Don Parsons

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Don Parsons
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Georgia House of Representatives District 44
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives District 42
1995-2013
Education
Bachelor'sWest Virginia State College, 1972
Personal
BirthdayJuly 21, 1947
Place of birthCharleston, WV
ProfessionLegislator
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Don Parsons is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 44. He was first elected to the chamber in 1994.

Biography

Parsons' professional experience includes working as an Operations Manager with Bellsouth Telecommunications, businessman, and telecom consultant. He served as a Master Sergeant in the United States Army Reserve Signal Corp from 1978 to 1990.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Energy, Utilities and Telecommunications, Chair
Appropriations
Health and Human Services
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Parsons 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 Don L. Parsons will face Steven P. Fellows in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Parsons ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 44. Parsons defeated JoEllen Smith in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012.[2] The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Parsons ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republian Green check mark transparent.pngDon L. Parson Incumbent 100% 19,634
Total Votes 19,634
Georgia House of Representatives District 44 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Parsons Incumbent 61% 4,557
JoEllen Smith 39% 2,917
Total Votes 7,474

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Parsons ran for re-election to the 42nd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 42 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Don Parsons (R) 14,099 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Parsons was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 42. Parsons (R) ran unopposed and finished with 19,476 votes.[7] He raised $45,552 for his campaign fund.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 42
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Don Parsons (R) 19,476

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Parsons is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Parsons raised a total of $477,356 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 23, 2013.[9]

Don Parsons's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 44 Won $148,826
2010 Georgia State House, District 42 Won $74,355
2008 Georgia State House, District 42 Won $45,552
2006 Georgia State House, District 42 Won $35,614
2004 Georgia State House, District 42 Won $24,724
2002 Georgia State House, District 29 Won $56,033
2000 Georgia State House, District 40 Won $39,311
1998 Georgia State House, District 40 Won $27,469
1996 Georgia State House, District 40 Won $25,472
Grand Total Raised $477,356

2012

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $148,826.

2010

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $74,355.

2008

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $45,552.

2006

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $35,614.

2004

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $24,724.

2002

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $56,033.

2000

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $39,311.

1998

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $27,469.

1996

Parsons won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Parsons raised a total of $25,472.

Personal

Parsons served on the Cobb County Juvenile Court Citizens Review Panel from 1995-1999, and currently is a member of the ALEC Telecommunications Committee, Kiwanis Club of Marietta, and the First United Methodist Church in Marietta.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Sheila Jones (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 44
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 42
1995–2013
Succeeded by
Stacey Evans (D)