|Georgia House of Representatives District 1|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Master's||Covenant College (1970)|
Deffenbaugh earned his B.S. in Physics from Covenant College in 1970. His professional experience includes working as a Sales Manager for Horizon Electronics. He served in the United States Navy.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Deffenbaugh served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Defense and Veterans Affairs|
|• Regulated Industries|
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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Thomas A. "Tom" McMahan was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent John V. Deffenbaugh and Robert F. Goff advanced past W. Alan Painter in the Republican primary. Deffenbaugh defeated Goff in a runoff election on July 22, 2014. McMahan will face will face Deffenbaugh in the general election.
|Georgia House of Representatives, District 1 Republican Primary, 2014|
|John Deffenbaugh Incumbent||45%||1,519|
|Robert F. Goff||27.9%||941|
|Georgia House of Representatives, District 1 Runoff Republican Primary, 2014|
|John Deffenbaugh Incumbent||55.1%||1,351|
|Robert F. Goff||44.9%||1,103|
Deffenbaugh ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 1. Deffenbaugh ran against Mike Nowlin and Alan Painter in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Thomas McMahan ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. Deffenbaugh and Alan Painter faced off in a runoff election on August 21, 2012. The runoff primary between Deffenbaugh and Painter remained too close to call initially. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Georgia House of Representatives, District 1, General Election, 2012|
|Georgia House of Representatives District 1 Republican Primary, 2012|
|John Deffenbaugh (advanced to runoff)||36%||2,505|
|Alan Painter (advanced to runoff)||34.5%||2,399|
Comprehensive donor information for Deffenbaugh is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Deffenbaugh raised a total of $23,848 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.
|John Deffenbaugh's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Georgia State House, District 1||$23,848|
|Grand Total Raised||$23,848|
2012Deffenbaugh won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Deffenbaugh raised a total of $23,848.
|Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to John Deffenbaugh's campaign in 2012|
|Dade County Republican Party||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$23,848|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Deffenbaugh and his wife, Linda, have two children.
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- John Deffenbaugh on the Georgia House of Representatives website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- John Deffenbaugh on Facebook
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Dade Sentinel, "Deffenbaugh Running For State Representative" accessed July 26, 2012
- 'Chattanooga Times Free Press, "Steve Tarvin wins re-election in Georgia's District 2 primary; District 1 in runoff," May 21, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 10, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State, "GA - Election Results," accessed May 28, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official runoff election results," accessed August 29, 2014
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- AP Results, "Georgia State House Runoff Election Result," accessed August 21, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed May 29, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Unofficial Primary Election Results," accessed July 31, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "General Primary/General Nonpartisan/Special Election July 31, 2012," accessed August 9, 2012
- Times Free Press, "John Deffenbaugh wins Georgia state House race" accessed October 26, 2012
- Georgia Elections Division, "2012 Election Results," accessed November 16, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Deffenbaugh, John," accessed August 22, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 4, 2014
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