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Ross Tolleson

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Ross Tolleson
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Georgia State Senate District 20
Incumbent
In office
2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia State Senate District 18
2002-2004
Personal
BirthdayApril 26, 1956
Place of birthPerry, Georgia
Websites
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Personal website
Campaign website
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Ross Tolleson (b. April 26, 1956) is a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Biography

Tolleson's professional experience includes working as Vice President for Tolleson Supply Company, founder and member of the Board of Directors of Crossroads Bank of Perry, tree farmer, Founding Partner/Financial Adviser for UBS Shepley-Tolleson Financial Group, and Financial Adviser for UBS Paine Webber.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Natural Resources and the Environment, Chair
Rules, Vice Chair
Appropriations
Assignments
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Tolleson served on the following committees:

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate 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. Sheikh M. "Chad" Rahman was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent T. Ross Tolleson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rahman will face Tolleson in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Tolleson ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 20. Tolleson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidate filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Tolleson ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

Georgia State Senate, District 20, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRoss Tolleson Incumbent 100% 54,196
Total Votes 54,196

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Tolleson won re-election to the 20th District seat in 2010. Tolleson was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 election.[6]

Georgia State Senate, District 20
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Ross Tolleson (R) 36,182 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 20th Senate district. Tolleson ran unopposed in the election, and he received 50,096 votes.[7] Tolleson raised $79,225 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Tolleson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Tolleson raised a total of $865,902 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[9]

Ross Tolleson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State Senate, District 20 Won $88,465
2010 Georgia State Senate, District 20 Won $46,887
2008 Georgia State Senate, District 20 Won $79,225
2006 Georgia State Senate, District 20 Won $163,734
2004 Georgia State Senate, District 20 Won $318,739
2002 Georgia State Senate, District 18 Won $168,852
Grand Total Raised $865,902

2012

Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $88,465.
Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ross Tolleson's campaign in 2012
Waste Management$3,000
Select Management Resources$2,500
Georgia Forestry Association$2,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$2,000
Hospital Corp of America$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$88,465
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $46,887.

2008

Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $79,225.

2006

Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $163,734.

2004

Tolleson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $318,739.

2002

Tolleson won election to the Georgia State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Tolleson raised a total of $168,852.

Personal

Tolleson and his wife, Sally, have three children.

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Georgia State Senate - District 20
2005–present
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