Mary Beth Focer
|Mary Beth Focer|
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|Georgia House of Representatives, District 32|
Focer was a Democratic candidate in the November 8, 2011 special election for the Georgia State Senate, District 28. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Jim Butterworth (R) resigned to accept an appointment as Adjutant General of the Georgia National Guard. Focer ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 32.
Focer ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 32. Focer ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. Incumbent Alan Powell (R) ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.
|Georgia House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Alan Powell Incumbent||79.6%||15,230|
|Democratic||Mary Beth Focer||20.4%||3,908|
Focer faced Republicans John Wilkinson, Rick Austin, Curtis Burger, and David Strickland. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote on November 8, the top two vote getters--Austin and Wilkinson--proceeded to a runoff election on December 6.
- Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Jim ‘B-1′ Butterworth tapped as new head of Ga. National Guard," September 6, 2011 (timed out)
- Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List," accessed May 29, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "List of Candidates, District 25," October 19, 2011
- Georgia Secretary of State, District 50, Unofficial Results, November 8, 2011