Keith Heard

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Keith Heard
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Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner
Former Candidate
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionMay 20, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives District 114
1993 - 2013
Personal
ProfessionInsurance Sales, Allstate Insurance Company
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
Keith Heard was a Democratic candidate for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner in the 2014 elections.[1]

Heard is a former Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 114 from 1993 to 2013.

Biography

Heard was an insurance salesman with the Allstate Insurance Company.

He is a member of the Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Athens Tutorial Program Board, GABEO Corporate Roundtable Board, Georgia Association of Life Underwriters, National Association of Life Underwriters, and Chair of the Private Industry Council.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia down ballot state executive elections, 2014

Heard ran for Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner in 2014.[1] He sought the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 20. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

  • Democratic primary
Georgia Insurance Commissioner, Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKeith Heard 69.9% 203,318
Liz Johnson 30.1% 87,437
Total Votes 290,755
Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State Election Results.


2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Heard ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 118. Heard was defeated by Spencer Frye in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. Carter Kessler defeated Christopher Perlera in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 118 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSpencer Frye 55.3% 1,932
Keith Heard Incumbent 44.7% 1,560
Total Votes 3,492

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Heard ran for re-election to the 114th District seat in 2010. No one ran against Heard in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 114 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Heard (D) 9,241 100.0%

He defeated Holly Ward in the July 20 primary by a margin of 1,786-1,236.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 114 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Heard 1,786 59.1%
Holly Ward 1,236 40.9%

2008

In 2008 Heard was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 114. Heard (D) ran unopposed and finished with 15,795 votes.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 114
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Keith Heard (D) 15,795

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Heard collected $18,850 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Keith Heard's campaign in 2010
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$2,000
Leebern Jr, Donald M$1,500
Aflac$1,250
State Farm Insurance$1,000
Georgia Association Of Educators$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $18,850

2008

In 2008, Heard collected $4,700 in campaign contributions.[10] The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Johnson and Johnson Services $500
Outdoor Advertising Association of Georgia $500
Georgia Auto Pawn $500
MAG Mutual Insurance $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 114
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Tom Kirby (R)