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Jay Powell

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Jay Powell
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Georgia House of Representatives District 171
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2009 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jay Powell is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 171. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Powell's professional experience includes working as an attorney.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Subcommittee Chair
Governmental Affairs
Judiciary
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Powell 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 Alfred J. "Jay" Powell, Jr. is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Powell ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 171. Powell ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Jewell D. Howard ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3] Powell defeated Jewell D. Howard in the general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 171, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJay Powell Incumbent 59.1% 10,695
     Democratic Jewell D. Howard 40.9% 7,387
Total Votes 18,082

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Powell ran for re-election to the 171st District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary. Powell defeated James Timmons (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 171 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Jay Powell (R) 6,361 60.5%
James Timmons (D) 4,151 39.5%

2008

In 2008 Powell was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 171. Powell (R) ran unopposed and finished with 11,114 votes.[6] Powell raised $15,210 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 171
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Jay Powell (R) 11,114

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Powell is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Powell raised a total of $161,982 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.[8]

Jay Powell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 171 Won $84,297
2010 Georgia State House, District 171 Won $62,475
2008 Georgia State House, District 171 Won $15,210
Grand Total Raised $161,982

2012

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $84,297.

2010

In 2010, Powell collected $62,475 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Powell collected $15,210 in campaign contributions.[10] The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Richard A. Royal $4,600
Home Builders Association of Georgia $1,000
Fund for Georgia's Future $1,000
Georgia Automobile Dealers Association $600

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Georgia House of Representatives District 171
2009–present
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