Jason Spencer

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Jason Spencer
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Georgia House of Representatives District 180
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia, 1997
Master'sUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center, 2005
Personal
ProfessionEmergency Medic
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jason Spencer is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 180. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Spencer earned his B.S. from the University of Georgia and South University, and his M.S. from the University of Nebraska Medical Center. His professional experience includes working as a physician's assistant in family and emergency medicine.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Game, Fish, and Parks
Human Relations and Aging
Juvenile Justice
Special Rules

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jason Spencer endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

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 Jason C. Spencer defeated Nancy H. Stasinis in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 180 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJason Spencer Incumbent 59% 2,759
Nancy H. Stasinis 41% 1,921
Total Votes 4,680

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Spencer ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 180. Spencer defeated Adam Jacobson in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012.[4] The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]Spencer ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 180, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJason Spencer Incumbent 100% 14,671
Total Votes 14,671
Georgia House of Representatives District 180 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJason Spencer Incumbent 51.7% 4,157
Adam Jacobson 48.3% 3,886
Total Votes 8,043

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Spencer defeated Adell James (D) in the November 2 general election.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 180 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jason Spencer (R) 7,701 69.5%
Adell James (D) 3,384 30.5%

Spencer came in second in the July 20 primary.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 180 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Cecily Hill 2,010 44.3%
Jason Spencer 1,615 35.6%
Rindy Howell 911 20.1%

He faced incumbent Cecily Hill in a primary runoff held August 10, winning 2,191-2,010.[10]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 180 - Republican Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jason Spencer 2,193 54.9%
Cecily Hill 1,805 45.1%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Spencer is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Spencer raised a total of $72,187 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[11]

Jason Spencer's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 180 Won $44,054
2010 Georgia State House, District 180 Won $28,133
Grand Total Raised $72,187

2012

Spencer won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Spencer raised a total of $44,054.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jason Spencer's campaign in 2012
Spencer, Jason Chauncey$2,942
Nugent, Reagan$2,500
John Nugent Construction Co$2,500
Spencer, Melaney$1,600
Orr, Anne$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$44,054
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Spencer was up for re-election, he collected $28,133 in donations.[12]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Spencer, Jason Chauncey $2,870
Vista Outdoor Advertising $2,000
Ralston For Representative $1,500
Windover, Gregory $1,000

Personal

Spencer and his wife, Melaney, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Cecily Hill
Georgia House District 180
2011–present
Succeeded by
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