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Roger Bruce

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Roger Bruce
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Georgia House of Representatives District 61
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMorehouse College
Personal
BirthdayMay 9, 1953
Place of birthHarlem, NY
ReligionUnited Methodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Roger Bruce (b. May 9, 1953) is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 61. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Bruce's professional experience includes working as Vice President of Human Resources for the Atlanta Life Financial Group, and East Coast Director of Human Resources for Burger King Pillsbury Companies. He served in the Reserve Officer Training Corps.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Game, Fish, and Parks
Human Relations and Aging
Judiciary
Small Business Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Bruce 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. Incumbent Roger B. Bruce is unopposed in the Democratic primary.[1]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bruce ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 61. Bruce ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2] Bruce ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoger Bruce Incumbent 100% 18,937
Total Votes 18,937

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bruce ran for re-election to the 64th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 64 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Roger Bruce (D) 14,671 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Bruce was re-elected to the Georgia House District 64. Bruce (D) ran unopposed and finished with 21,528 votes.[5] Bruce raised $34,285 for his campaign fund.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 64
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Roger Bruce (D) 21,528

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bruce is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Bruce raised a total of $214,506 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[7]

Roger Bruce's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 61 Won $21,740
2010 Georgia State House, District 64 Won $6,100
2008 Georgia State House, District 64 Won $34,285
2006 Georgia State House, District 64 Won $11,250
2004 Georgia State House, District 64 Won $78,351
2002 Georgia State House, District 45 Won $62,780
Grand Total Raised $214,506

2012

Bruce won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bruce raised a total of $21,740.

2010

In 2010, Bruce collected $6,100 in campaign contributions.[8] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Bruce collected $34,285 in campaign contributions.[9] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $2,300
Promenade Park $2,300
James Fallon $2,000
Cynthia Fallon $2,000
Georgia Association of Educators $1,500

Personal

Bruce is a member of the All Children are Special Board, Cascade United Methodist Church Usher Board, Fulton Atlanta Community Action Authority Board, Interdenominational Theological Center Board of Trustees, Leadership Atlanta, and the West End Rotary Club.[10]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ralph Long, III (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 61
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 64
2003–2013
Succeeded by
Virgil Fludd (D)