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Joyce Chandler

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Joyce Chandler
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Georgia House of Representatives District 105
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSamford University
Master'sAuburn University
Ph.D.University of Georgia, Georgia State University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joyce Chandler is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 105. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Chandler earned her B.S. from Samford University, her M.S. from Auburn University, her Ed.S. from Georgia State University, and her D.Ed. in Counseling from the University of Georgia.[1][2] Her professional experience includes working as Executive Director of Student Assistance Professionals Association (SAPA), volunteer coordinator for Anchor Church Tutoring Program, school counselor, and teacher, and owning a consulting business.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Chandler served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Juvenile Justice
Regulated Industries

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Renita Hamilton will face Tim D. Hur in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Joyce H. Chandler is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Chandler ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 105. Chandler defeated Damon Ladd-Thomas in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Renita Hamilton defeated Rashid Malik in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6] Chandler defeated Renita Hamilton in the general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 105, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Chandler 51.3% 10,561
     Democratic Renita Hamilton 48.7% 10,007
Total Votes 20,568
Georgia House of Representatives District 105 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Chandler 76.6% 3,151
Damon Ladd-Thomas 23.4% 963
Total Votes 4,114

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Chandler is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Chandler raised a total of $48,698 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[8]

Joyce Chandler's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 105 Won $48,698
Grand Total Raised $48,698

2012

Chandler won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Chandler raised a total of $48,698.

Endorsements

2012

Chandler received endorsements from:[9]

  • Georgia Right to Life Political Action Committee
  • GeorgiaCarry.org
  • National Federation of Independent Business/Georgia SAFE Trust
  • Concerned Women for America Legislative Action Committee of Georgia
  • State senator Renee Unterman

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Political offices
Preceded by
Donna Sheldon (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 105
2013–present
Succeeded by
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