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Tim Bearden

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Tim Bearden
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Georgia House of Representatives District 68
Former officeholder
In office
January 10, 2005 - 2011
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayMay 26, 1967
Place of birthJapan
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
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Tim Bearden (b. May 26, 1967) was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 68th District from 2005 to 2011. He resigned in 2011 to resigned to accept an appointment as Director of the Georgia Law Enforcement Training Center.[1] A special election was held to replace him on January 3, 2012.

Bearden was a Sergeant/Police Officer in the cities of Douglasville and Villa Rica from 1989-2004, Sports Director for the United States Air Force from 1988-1989, and a self-employed business owner.

He is a current member of the National Rifle Association, and past member of the Lions Club, Fairfield Plantation P.O.A. Board, Sons of Confederate Veterans, and the Fairfield Plantation Board of Directors.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Bearden was appointed to the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bearden ran for re-election to the 68th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives District 68 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bearden Incumbent 100% 14,331
Total Votes 14,331

2008

In 2008 Bearden was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 68. Bearden (R) ran unopposed and finished with 21,171 votes.[4] Bearden raised $45,296 for his campaign fund.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 68 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bearden Incumbent 100% 21,171
Total Votes 21,171

2006

On November 7, 2006, Bearden won re-election to District 68 of the Georgia House of Representatives against Carol Rozier (D).[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 68 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTim Bearden Incumbent 71.6% 9,302
     Democratic Carol Rozier 28.4% 3,683
Total Votes 12,985

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bearden collected $49,947 in campaign contributions.[7] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Bearden collected $45,296 in campaign contributions.[8] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Association of Realtors $2,000
Anheuser-Busch $1,500
Publix Supermarkets $1,000
Workplace Injury Network $1,000
Nationwide $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 68
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Dustin Hightower