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Johnny Grant

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Johnny Grant
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Georgia State Senate District 25
Former officeholder
In office
2005 - January 14,2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Master'sGeorgia College and State University
Personal
Place of birthMilledgeville, Georgia
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Johnny Grant was a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate representing the 25th District from 2005 to 2013.

Grant was a candidate for the Georgia State Senate in 2000 but was not elected. He joined the Senate in 2005 and has served in that position since.

Grant works at a Family Retail Jewelry Store.

Grant is a graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology. He went on to receive his MPA from Georgia College and State University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Johnny Grant endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Grant ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 25. Grant lost to Burt Jones in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Darrell Black ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Georgia State Senate, District 25 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBurt Jones 52.7% 12,487
Johnny Grant Incumbent 47.3% 11,216
Total Votes 23,703

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Grant won re-election to the 25th District seat in 2010. He defeated Democratic opponent Floyd Griffin in the November 2, 2010, general election.[4]

Georgia State Senate District 25 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Grant Incumbent 62.3% 29,532
     Democratic Floyd Griffin 37.7% 17,861
Total Votes 47,393

2008

On November 4, 2008, Grant won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 25th Senate district. Grant ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 48,679 votes.[5] Grant raised $77,501 for his campaign.[6]

Georgia State Senate District 25 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Grant Incumbent 100% 48,679
Total Votes 48,679

2006

On November 7, 2006, Grant won re-election to District 25 of the Georgia State Senate against Bruce E. Gilbert (D).[7]

Georgia State Senate District 25 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Grant Incumbent 57% 22,259
     Democratic Bruce Gilbert 43% 16,803
Total Votes 39,062

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Grant received $115,619 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]


2008

In 2008, Grant collected $77,501 in campaign contributions.[9] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Cornell Companies $2,500
Georgians for Positive Growth $2,300
MMV Consulting LLC $2,300
Corrections Corporation of America $2,000
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $2,000

2006

In 2006, Grant collected $236,285 in campaign contributions.[10] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Georgia Republican Senatorial Trust $4,000
Eric Johnson for Senate $4,000
Brian Kemp for State Senate $4,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $3,000
Georgia Chiropractic Association $3,000

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Personal

Grant and his wife, Carol, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia State Senate - District 25
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Burt Jones (R)