John Wiles

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John Wiles
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Georgia State Senate District 37
Former member
Term in office began
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Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
John Wiles (b. August 21, 1957) is a former Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 37 from 2005 to 2011. Wiles was the Senate Majority Whip. He previously served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1994 to 2002.


Wiles earned his B.A. from George Washington University in 1980 and his J.D. from Stetson University in 1983. He was Admitted to Practice for the United States District Courts, Northern District of Georgia/Eastern District of Tennessee, the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, the Georgia Supreme Court and the Georgia Court of Appeals. His professional experience includes working as a Coach for East Marietta National Little League, Assistant Solicitor for the Cobb County Solicitor's Office and for the State Court of Cobb County, Mitchell Loggins Campbell and Elsberry, Hansell and Post and Managing Partner of Wiles and Wiles, Attorneys at Law.

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See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Wiles ran for re-election to the 37th District seat in 2010. He lost to Lindsey Tippins in the July 20 primary by a margin of 11,759-7,765.


On November 4, 2008, Wiles won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 37th Senate district. Wiles ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 70,897 votes.[1] Wiles raised $79,884 for his campaign.[2]

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In 2008, Wiles collected $79,884 in campaign contributions.[3] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Mag Mutual Insurance $4,000
Georgia Association of Realtors $3,300
Georgia Medical Association $2,500
Home Builders Association of Georgia $2,000
Georgia Apartment Association $1,750


Wiles and his wife, Janel Louise, have five children.

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Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 37
Succeeded by
Lindsey Tippins