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Patty Bentley

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Patty Bentley
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Georgia House of Representatives District 139
In office
January 14, 2013-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Patty Bentley is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 139. She was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments


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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Intragovernmental Coordination



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. Incumbent Patty J. Bentley is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]


See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bentley ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 139. Bentley and Thomas Coogle defeated Michael Dinkins in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012, moving on to a runoff on August 21. The runoff primary between Bentley and Coogle remained too close to call.[2] No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4][5]Bentley ran unopposed in the general election.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 139, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Bentley 100% 14,024
Total Votes 14,024
Georgia House of Representatives District 139 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Coogle (advanced to runoff) 40.1% 2,860
Green check mark transparent.pngPatty Bentley (advanced to runoff) 39.2% 2,802
Michael Dinkins 20.7% 1,478
Total Votes 7,140

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bentley is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bentley raised a total of $16,896 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[7]

Patty Bentley's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 139 Won $16,896
Grand Total Raised $16,896


Bentley won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bentley raised a total of $16,896.

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Preceded by
James Beverly (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 139
Succeeded by