Joe Heckstall

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Joe Heckstall
Joe Heckstall.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 62
Former Member
In office
January 9, 1995 - January 14, 2013
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
City Councilman, City of Eastpoint, Georgia
Bachelor'sSaint Augustine's College, 1969
BirthdayOctober 2, 1946
Place of birthNew York City, NY
ReligionChurch of Wholis Healing
Office website
Joe Heckstall (b. October 2, 1946) was a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 62nd District from 1995 to 2013. He served on the Eastpoint City Council from 1981-1994.

Heckstall has worked as a corporate motivational speaker/President of the Powerfilled Think, a sales trainer, and a television talk show host.

He is a member of 5 Star Speakers, Black Clergy Appreciation Trustee Board, Police Appreciation, and a Trustee with the Metro Atlanta Red Cross.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



Heckstall did not seek re-election in 2012.


See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Heckstall ran for re-election to the 62nd 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.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 62 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Heckstall (D) 7,680 100.0%


In 2008 Heckstall was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 62. Heckstall (D) ran unopposed and finished with 11,597 votes.[3] Heckstall raised $1,200 for his campaign fund.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives District 62
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joe Heckstall (D) 11,597

Campaign donors


In 2010, Heckstall collected $4,110 in campaign contributions.[5] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Heckstall's campaign in 2010
Peniel Womens Center$1,000
Georgia Dental Association$750
Georgia Obstetrical & Gynecological Society$500
Mckenna Long & Aldridge$500
CBS Outdoor$300
Total Raised in 2010 $4,110


In 2008, Heckstall collected $1,200 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Gus Thornhill Enterprises $300
Outdoor Advertising Associates of Georgia $250
Georgia Dental Association $250
Deloris Hubbard $200
Minit Car Wash $200

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Preceded by
Georgia House of Representatives District 62
Succeeded by
Ladawn Blackett Jones (D)