Jay Neal

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Jay Neal
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Georgia House of Representatives District 2
Former Member
In office
2005-November 15, 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sEmannuel Theological Seminary
Personal
Place of birthOak Ridge, TN
ProfessionRealtor
ReligionCatholic
Websites
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Jay Neal is a former Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 2 from 2005 to November 15, 2013. He resigned to accept an appointment as Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Transition, Support and Re-entry.[1]

Biography

Neal's professional experience includes working as a Minister at Gordon Lake Wesleyan Church and realtor.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
State Properties, Chair
Appropriations
Insurance
Juvenile Justice
Public Safety and Homeland Security

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Neal served on the following committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Jay Neal endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Neal ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 2. Neal defeated Steve Tarvin in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Neal won re-election in the general election.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 2, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Neal Incumbent 100% 15,612
Total Votes 15,612
Georgia House of Representatives District 2 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJay Neal Incumbent 57% 5,027
Steve Tarvin 43% 3,797
Total Votes 8,824

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Neal ran for re-election to the 1st 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 1 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Neal (R) 8,236 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Neal was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 1. Neal ran unopposed and finished with 15,282 votes.[7] Neal raised $16,000 for his campaign fund.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 1
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Neal (R) 15,282

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Neal is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Neal raised a total of $344,400 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[9]

Jay Neal's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 2 Won $128,527
2010 Georgia State House, District 1 Won $49,882
2008 Georgia State House, District 1 Won $16,000
2006 Georgia State House, District 1 Won $26,231
2004 Georgia State House, District 1 Won $72,307
2002 Georgia State House, District 1 Won $51,453
Grand Total Raised $344,400

2012

Neal won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $128,527.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jay Neal's campaign in 2012
Ralston for Representative$5,000
Georgia House Republican Trust$5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia$3,000
Bruce, Kenneth D$2,500
Larry Oneal Campaign Fund$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$128,527
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Neal won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $49,882.

2008

Neal won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $16,000.

2006

Neal won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $26,231.

2004

Neal won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $72,307.

2002

Neal won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Neal raised a total of $51,453.

Personal

Neal is a member of A+ Women's Care, Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Walker County Chamber of Commerce, and the Yobel House, present.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Scott (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 2
January 2013-November 2013
Succeeded by
Steve Tarvin (R)
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 1
2005–2013
Succeeded by
John Deffenbaugh (R)