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Kathy Ashe

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Kathy Ashe
Kathy Ashe.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 56
In office
June 17, 1991 - January 14, 2013
Years in position 24
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1991
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAgnes Scott College, 1968
Master'sEmory University, 1969
Place of birthDekalb, IL
Office website
Personal website
Kathy Ashe is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 56th District from 1991 to 2013. She served as the House Minority Treasurer.

Ashe was a teacher at Marietta and Cobb County Public Schools from 1969-1977.

She is a member of many organizations, including the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Atlanta Urban League, Atlanta Women's Network, Buckhead Business Association, Central Health Center, Children's School, City of Atlanta Child Care Task Force, and the Georgia Conservancy.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



Ashe did not run for re-election in 2012.


See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ashe ran for re-election to the 56th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against her in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 56 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Ashe (D) 7,540 100.0%


In 2008 Ashe was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 56. Ashe (D) ran unopposed and finished with 14,855 votes.[3] Ashe raised $48,301 for her campaign fund.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives District 56
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kathy Ashe (D) 14,855

Campaign donors


In 2010, Ashe collected $16,450 in campaign contributions.[5] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kathy Ashe's campaign in 2010
Kasim Reed For Myor$2,400
Georgia Credit Union League$1,000
Robinson, Roby$1,000
Eli Lilly & Co$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $16,450


In 2008, Ashe collected $48,301 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
R. Lawrence Ashe, Jr. $8,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $2,000
Georgia Credit Union League $1,000
Wal-Mart $1,000
Hospital Corporation of America $1,000

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