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Kevin Cooke

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Kevin Cooke
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Georgia House of Representatives District 18
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia, 2003
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 1, 1980
Place of birthCarrollton, GA
ProfessionReal Estate Appraiser
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kevin Cooke (b. February 1, 1980) is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 18. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Cooke earned his B.S. in Sports Studies from the University of Georgia. His professional experience includes working as a real estate appraiser, in law enforcement, and singing gospel music with the Diplomats Quarter.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Interstate Cooperation
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Regulated Industries
State Planning and Community Affairs

2011-2012

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

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. Patricia L. "Pat" Rhudy is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Paulette Rakestraw Braddock is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cooke ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 18. Cooke ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Pat Rhudy ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2] Cooke defeated Pat Rhudy in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Cooke Incumbent 70.8% 12,181
     Democratic Pat Rhudy 29.2% 5,020
Total Votes 17,201

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cooke had no opposition in the November 2 general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 18 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cooke (R) 9,523 100.0%

He defeated Gerald Pilgrim in the July 20 primary.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 18 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cooke 2,664 53.4%
Gerald Pilgrim 2,329 46.6%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cooke is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Cooke raised a total of $101,872 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[6]

Kevin Cooke's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 18 Won $42,678
2010 Georgia State House, District 18 Won $29,731
2008 Georgia State House, District 18 Defeated $29,463
Grand Total Raised $101,872

2012

Cooke won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Cooke raised a total of $42,678.

2010

Cooke won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Cooke raised a total of $29,731.

2008

Cooke lost the election for the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Cooke raised a total of $29,463.

Personal

Cooke has a wife, Crystal.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mark Butler
Georgia House District 18
2011–present
Succeeded by
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