Eddie Lumsden

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Eddie Lumsden
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Georgia House of Representatives District 12
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 electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Office website
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Eddie Lumsden is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 12. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Lumsden is a retired Georgia state trooper and the owner of Teresa Lumsden Insurance Agency, Inc.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Budget and Fiscal Affairs Oversight
Insurance
Public Safety and Homeland Security

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent J.E. "Eddie" Lumsden defeated M. Kyle Hubbard in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 12 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Lumsden Incumbent 70.9% 2,337
M. Kyle Hubbard 29.1% 959
Total Votes 3,296

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lumsden ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 12. Lumsden ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Incumbent Barbara Reece (D) ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4] Lumsden defeated incumbent Barbara Reece in the general election.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEddie Lumsden 51.5% 8,777
     Democratic Barbara M. Reece Incumbent 48.5% 8,279
Total Votes 17,056

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lumsden is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Lumsden raised a total of $56,543 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[6]

Eddie Lumsden's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 12 Won $56,543
Grand Total Raised $56,543

2012

Lumsden won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lumsden raised a total of $56,543.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Eddie Lumsden's campaign in 2012
State Farm Insurance$6,000
Friends for Donna Sheldon$2,500
Georgia House Republican Trust$2,500
Terry England Campaign$2,500
Cmte to Re-elect Jay Roberts$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$56,543
Source:Follow the Money

Personal

Lumsden is married to his wife, Teresa, and has two children.[7]

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Georgia State Legislature was in session from January 13 through March 21.[8]

Legislators are scored on their votes on bills "important to Georgia's economy."
Legislators are scored on their votes on bills "important to Georgia's economy."

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Political offices
Preceded by
Barbara Massey Reece (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 12
2013–present
Succeeded by
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