Mable Thomas

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Mable Thomas
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Georgia House of Representatives District 56
Incumbent
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
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Mable Thomas is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 56. She was first elected tot he chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Economic Development and Tourism
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
Natural Resources and Environment

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent M. "Able Mable" Thomas was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thomas ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 56. Thomas defeated Kenneth Britt in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5] Thomas ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.png"Able" M. Thomas 100% 14,823
Total Votes 14,823
Georgia House of Representatives District 56 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.png"Able" Mable Thomas 64.7% 3,182
Kenneth Britt 35.3% 1,738
Total Votes 4,920

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thomas is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Thomas raised a total of $179,394 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[7]

Mable Thomas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 56 Won $33,788
2010 Georgia State House, District 55 Defeated $0
2006 Georgia State House, District 55 Won $39,441
2004 Georgia State House, District 55 Won $51,042
2002 Georgia State House, District 43 Won $55,123
Grand Total Raised $179,394

2012

Thomas won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thomas raised a total of $33,788.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mable Thomas's campaign in 2012
Thomas (Able) Mable$2,500
Jackson, Willie$1,500
Kym Ventures Llc$1,500
Cammon, Antonio & Reywa$1,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$33,788
Source:Follow the Money

Scorecards

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2014

In 2014, the Georgia State Legislature was in session from January 13 through March 21.[8]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kathy Ashe (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 56
2013–present
Succeeded by
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