|Georgia House of Representatives District 172|
|January 14, 2013-Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Watson served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Agriculture and Consumer Affairs|
|• Juvenile Justice|
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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Samuel L. "Sam" Watson was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.
Watson ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 172. Watson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Georgia House of Representatives, District 172, General Election, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Watson is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Watson raised a total of $82,995 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 30, 2013.
|Sam Watson's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Georgia State House, District 172||$82,995|
|Grand Total Raised||$82,995|
2012Watson won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Watson raised a total of $82,995.
|Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Sam Watson's campaign in 2012|
|Mobley Gin Co||$2,500|
|Cavalier Insurance Co Inc Ltd||$2,500|
|Sunshine Insurance Co Inc||$2,500|
|Robert Hutson Ford-Lincoln Inc||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$82,995|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Sam Watson on the Georgia House of Representatives website
- Profile from Open States
- Campaign contributions: 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 10, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State, "GA - Election Results," accessed May 28, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division, "Candidate List" accessed May 29, 2012
- Georgia Elections Division, "2012 Election Results" accessed November 16, 2012
- followthemoney.org, "Watson, Sam," accessed August 30, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 4, 2014
Gene Maddox (R)
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