|Georgia State Senate District 23|
|January 11, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Mayor of Waynesboro|
|Master's||University of Georgia|
|J.D.||University of Georgia School of Law|
|Place of birth||Augusta, Georgia|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stone served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Judiciary - Non-Civil, Chair|
|• Banking and Financial Institutions, Vice Chair|
|• Education and Youth|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stone served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banking and Financial Institutions|
|• Education and Youth|
|• Higher Education|
On his campaign website, Stone listed seven issues he was concerned about. They were:
- Creating Jobs
- Excerpt: "The number one issue facing voters today is the economy. When business prospers, our economy grows. Lower taxes are the first step to creating economic opportunity."
- Lowering Taxes
- Excerpt: "Jesse believes that you know how to spend your money better than the government. If families, farmers, and small businesses keep more of their hard-earned money, they will invest in their businesses and in the local economy. This means more jobs."
- Protecting Our Borders
- Excerpt: "Jesse Stone will support benefits for our citizens – not illegal aliens. Our Medicaid, Social Security, and other government programs are for legal citizens of our country."
- Excerpt: "It is imperative that we empower parents and maximize the value taxpayers receive from money invested in our educational system. Our schools should train youth and adults for the jobs of the future and prepare them to make our work force stronger."
- Sharing Our Values
- Excerpt: "Jesse is pro-life, supports our constitutional right to keep and bear arms, and will defend the traditional definition of marriage."
- Excerpt: "This isn’t the time for “on the job training.” We need a proven leader we can trust to provide innovative solutions to get our economy moving again and put our neighbors back to work."
- Reducing Government
- Excerpt: "One issue that gets talked about but sometimes fails to see any action is smaller government. I’m not running to talk about it; I will work to see the size of our government shrink."
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012
Stone ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 23. Stone ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012, and defeatedRobert Ingham in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Georgia State Senate, District 23, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Jesse Stone Incumbent||59.5%||39,516|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010
Stone was unopposed in the July 20 primary.
|Georgia State Senate, District 23 - Republican Primary (2010)|
Stone defeated Diane Evans (Write-in) in November 2 general election.
| Georgia State Senate, District 23 |
2010 General election results
|Jesse Stone (R)||24,965||93.5%|
|Diane Evans (Write-in)||1,732||6.5%|
Comprehensive donor information for Stone is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Stone raised a total of $189,156 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.
|Jesse Stone's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Georgia State Senate, District 23||$144,292|
|2010||Georgia State Senate, District 23||$44,864|
|Grand Total Raised||$189,156|
2012Stone won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Stone raised a total of $144,292.
|Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jesse Stone's campaign in 2012|
|Fryhofer III, George W||$5,000|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||$3,500|
|Georgia Republican Senatorial Trust||$2,500|
|Select Management Resources||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$144,292|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Stone won election to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Stone raised a total of $44,864.
|Georgia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jesse Stone's campaign in 2010|
|Friends of Tommie Williams||$3,000|
|Georgia Trial Lawyers Association||$2,400|
|Cowsert for Senate||$2,000|
|Friends for Chip Rogers||$2,000|
|Levis, Jon A||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$44,864|
|Source:Follow the Money|
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jesse + Stone + Georgia + Senate
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- Moral Monday protesters arrested - Atlanta Journal Constitution
- Capitol Police Aim to Block Media Coverage of 24 Arrests on Moral Monday - Atlanta Progressive News
- Winter Weather Dovetails With Quickie Session - GPB
- Repeal Of Georgia's 'Stand Your Ground' Law Appears Unlikely in 2014 - WABE 90.1 FM
- Moral Monday Protest Over Georgia Gun Control Bill Leads To 23 Arrests - Huffington Post
- Georgia Senate OKs bill to move elections to May - The Augusta Chronicle
- Senate Update - Millen News
- Mix of ice, snow pelts Georgia, snarls traffic - Westport-News
- Soros Trolls Hit Bottom of Barrel - Town Hall
- The Birth of the Queer T-Shirt - Newsweek
- Jesse Stone on the Georgia State Senate website
- Project Vote Smart biographical profile of Jesse Stone
- Jesse Stone on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010
- Jesse Stone campaign website, "Issues"
- Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division "Candidate List" Accessed May 29, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Georgia Elections Division "2012 Election Results" Accessed November 16, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official Results of the Tuesday, July 20, 2010 General Primary Election"
- Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Election results
- followthemoney.org, "Stone, Jesse," accessed August 22, 2013
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