|Georgia Public Service Commission|
|January 1, 1995 - Present|
|Years in position||19|
|Chairman, Georgia Public Service Commission|
|1997, 1999, 2006, 2011|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 8, 1994|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Board Member, Atlanta Regional Commission|
|1992 – 1994|
|Bachelor's||Charleston Southern University (1974)|
|Service/branch||U.S. Air Force Reserve|
Wise owned and operated an insurance business in Cobb County for 20 years. From 1992 to 1994 he was a Board Member of the ten-county Atlanta Regional Commission. He was first elected to the GPSC in 1994 and has served since.
- B.S., Business Management, Charleston Southern University, 1974.
Public Service Commission (1994-present)
Wise was first elected to represent District 5 on the Georgia Public Service Commission in 1994. He was subsequently re-elected three times, most recently on November 6, 2012. He served as the commission Chairman in 1997, 1999, 2006, and 2011.
Wise ran successfully for re-election in 2012. He defeated Pam Davidson in the Republican primary on July 31. No Democrats filed for office, but Wise faced Libertarian candidate David Staples, whom he defeated, in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|Georgia Public Service Commission District 5 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Stan Wise Incumbent||65.8%||2,110,146|
|Election Results via Georgia Secretary of State.|
|Georgia Public Service Commission, District 5, Republican Primary, 2012|
|Stan Wise Incumbent||56.5%||463,615|
|Election Results Via:Georgia Secretary of State.|
- Newt Gingrich (R)
|Georgia Public Service Commission - District 5 (2006)|
|Stan Wise (R)||1,122,173||55.0%|
|Dawn Randolph (D)||823,681||40.4%|
|Kevin Cherry (L)||95,247||4.7%|
Comprehensive donor information for Wise is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Wise raised a total of $682,344 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 9, 2013.
Wise won re-election to the position of Georgia Public Service Commissioner District 5 in 2012. During that election cycle, Wise raised a total of $174,000.
|Georgia Public Service Commissioner District 5 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Stan Wise's campaign in 2012|
|Terry E. Hobbs||$5,700|
|Gunter Construction Company||$5,000|
|Troutman Sanders LLP||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$174,000|
|Total Votes received in 2012||2,110,146|
|Cost of each vote received||$0.08|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2000 and 2006
Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Stan Wise's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|Stan Wise's Campaign Contributions|
Georgia Public Service Commission
Georgia Public Service Commission
|Total Raised by General Election Opponent||$41,764 (Dem.)|
|Top 5 contributors||The Loose Group||$10,000||Webb Stuckey & Lindsey LLC||$6,000|
|Cmte to Re-elect Glenn Richardson||$5,000||Charles F. Fail||$5,000|
|Williams Companies||$5,000||Sean K. Collins||$5,000|
|Troutman Sanders||$5,000||Campbell B. Lanier III||$5,000|
|Georgia Republican Party||$5,000||Beverlyn E. Bond||$5,000|
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- Official campaign website
- Georgia Public Service Commission - Stan Wise
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002, 2000
- Georgia Public Service Commission, "Stan Wise," accessed March 21, 2013
- Project Vote Smart, "Stan Wise biography," accessed July 28, 2012
- Team Gingrich, "Newt 2012 Press Release on Georgia Endorsements," August 26, 2011
- Georgia Secretary of State, "2012 primary candidates," May 24, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "2012 General Election Results," November 7, 2012
- Marietta Daily Journal, "Public Service Commission races, contributions to Stan Wise warrant scrutiny," July 27, 2012
- Georgia Secretary of State, "November 2006 General Election Results," accessed April 2, 2011
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Stan Wise," accessed July 9, 2013
- Follow the Money.org
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