Steve Henson

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Steve Henson
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Georgia State Senate District 41
Incumbent
In office
2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Senate Minority Leader
2011 - Present
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia State Senate District 55
1991 - 1999
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia
Personal
BirthdayMarch 30, 1959
Place of birthIndianapolis, Indiana
ProfessionHuman Resource Development/Teacher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Henson (b. March 30, 1959) is a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Henson served in the Georgia State Senate, representing District 41 from 1990 to 1998 and serving as Assistant Floor Leader for Governor Zell Miller.

Biography

Henson earned his B.S. in Economics from the University of Georgia. His professional experience includes working as a Teacher/Vocational Administrator at the Henson Training Institute and in human resource development.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Urban Affairs, Vice Chair
Administrative Affairs
Government Oversight
Health and Human Services
Natural Resources and the Environment
Reapportionment and Redistricting
Regulated Industries and Utilities
Rules

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Henson 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. Incumbent Stephen B. "Steve" Henson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Henson ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 41. Henson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. No Republican candidate filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Henson ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

Georgia State Senate, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Henson Incumbent 100% 49,740
Total Votes 49,740

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Henson won re-election to the 41st District seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the July 20 primary and defeated Jordan Johnson (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6] He defeated Eric Christ in the November 2 general election.[7]

Georgia State Senate District 41 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Henson Incumbent 57.5% 24,070
     Republican Jordan Johnson 42.5% 17,784
Total Votes 41,854

2008

On November 4, 2008, Henson won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 41st Senate district. Henson ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 47,519 votes.[8] Henson raised $44,425 for his campaign.[9]

Georgia State Senate District 41 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Henson Incumbent 100% 47,519
Total Votes 47,519

2006

On November 7, 2006, Henson won re-election to District 41 of the Georgia State Senate against Frank Auman (R).[10]

Georgia State Senate District 41 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Henson Incumbent 57.4% 21,254
     Republican Frank Auman 42.6% 15,803
Total Votes 37,057

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Henson is available dating back to 1992. Based on available campaign finance records, Henson raised a total of $759,559 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[11]

Steve Henson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $144,575
2010 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $90,110
2008 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $44,425
2006 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $82,400
2004 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $93,090
2002 Georgia State Senate, District 41 Won $87,725
1996 Georgia State Senate, District 55 Won $100,564
1994 Georgia State Senate, District 55 Won $68,526
1992 Georgia State Senate, District 55 Won $48,144
Grand Total Raised $759,559

2012

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $144,575.
Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steve Henson's campaign in 2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$4,000
Planned Parenthood of Georgia$3,000
At&T$2,500
Electrical Workers Local 613$2,500
Georgia Healthcare Association$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$144,575
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $90,110.

2008

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $44,425.

2006

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $82,400.

2004

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $93,090.

2002

Henson won election to the Georgia State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $87,725.

1996

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $100,564.

1994

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1994. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $68,526.

1992

Henson won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 1992. During that election cycle, Henson raised a total of $48,144.

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