J. Craig Gordon

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J. Craig Gordon
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Georgia House of Representatives District 163
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2007 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 7, 1977
Place of birthSavannah, GA
ProfessionCEO, Statewide Healthcare Incorporated
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
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J. Craig Gordon (b. May 7, 1977) is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 163. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

Biography

Gordon's professional experience includes working as an intern at Walt Disney World MGM Studios, CEO of Statewide Healthcare Inc., and Assistant Director of Marketing with Savannah International Trade Center.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Tourism
Health and Human Services
Retirement
Special Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Gordon 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 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 J. Craig Gordon was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gordon ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 163. Gordon ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 163, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJ. Craig Gordon Incumbent 100% 15,133
Total Votes 15,133

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gordon ran for re-election to the 162nd District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary or in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 162 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png J. Craig Gordon (D) 9,355 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Gordon was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 162. Gordon (D) ran unopposed and finished with 14,940 votes.[6] Gordon raised $5,085 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 162
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png J. Craig Gordon (D) 14,940

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gordon is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Gordon raised a total of $49,029 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[8]

J. Craig Gordon's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 163 Won $5,000
2010 Georgia State House, District 162 Won $9,289
2008 Georgia State House, District 162 Won $5,085
2006 Georgia State House, District 162 Won $29,655
Grand Total Raised $49,029

2012

Gordon won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Gordon raised a total of $5,000.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to J. Craig Gordon's campaign in 2012
Gulfstream Aerospace Corp$1,000
Georgia Optometric Association$500
Georgia Pharmacy Association$500
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals$500
Statewide Healthcare Inc$500
Total Raised in 2012$5,000
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Gordon collected $9,289 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to J. Craig Gordon's campaign in 2010
Gulfstream Aerospace$1,000
Georgia Dental Association$500
Polote Corp$500
Outdoor Advertising Association Of Georgia$400
Georgia Association Of Realtors$400
Total Raised in 2010 $9,289

2008

In 2008, Gordon collected $5,085 in campaign contributions.[10] The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Eric Johnson for Senate $1,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $500
All Children Matter $500
Resurgens Orthopaedics $500

Personal

Gordon is a member of 100 Black Men of Savannah, Coastal Network Group, and the Capitol City Bank & Trust Advisory Board.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ben Watson (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 163
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 162
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Bob Bryant (D)