Sam Moore

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Sam Moore
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Georgia House of Representatives, District 22
In office
February 11, 2014 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedFebruary 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
ProfessionBusiness Owner
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Campaign website
Sam Moore is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 22. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on January 7, 2014.



General election

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. Wesley E. "Wes" Cantrell and Meagan C. Biello advanced past incumbent Sam Moore in the Republican primary. Cantrell faces Biello in a runoff election on July 22, 2014. The winner will be unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWesley E. Cantrell 38% 2,997
Green check mark transparent.pngMeagan Biello 31.8% 2,505
Sam Moore Incumbent 30.2% 2,383
Total Votes 7,885

Special election

See also: Georgia state legislative special elections, 2014

Republicans Meagan Biello, Nate Cochran, Jeff Duncan and Sam Moore faced off in the special election, which took place on January 7.[3][4][5] As no candidate received more than fifty percent of the vote, the top-two vote-getters - Moore and Biello - met in a runoff on February 4, which Moore won.[6][7]

The seat was vacant following Calvin Hill's (R) death on October 30, 2013 after a battle with leukemia.[8]

A special election for the position of Georgia House of Representatives District 22 was called for January 7, with a runoff if necessary on February 4. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was November 20, 2013.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 22, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSam Moore 57.7% 1,520
     Republican Meagan Biello 42.3% 1,113
Total Votes 2,633

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Political offices
Preceded by
Calvin Hill (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 22
February 2014-Present
Succeeded by