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Tom Kirby

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Tom Kirby
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Georgia House of Representatives District 114
Incumbent
In office
March 12, 2012 – present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedMarch 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionFounder, Diversified Technologies
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tom Kirby is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives representing District 114. He was first elected to the chamber in a special election on March 6, 2012.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Human Relations and Aging
Industry and Labor
Small Business Development

Elections

2014

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. G. Keith Thomas was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent L. Thomas "Tom" Kirby was unopposed in the Republican primary. Thomas will face Kirby in the general election.[2][3]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kirby ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 114. Kirby defeated Rodney Upton in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012.[4] The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6] Kirby ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 114, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Kirby Incumbent 100% 19,622
Total Votes 19,622
Georgia House of Representatives District 114 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Kirby Incumbent 67.9% 5,004
Rodney Upton 32.1% 2,363
Total Votes 7,367

2012 Special election

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012; Georgia state legislative special elections, 2012

Kirby faced Mark Banks (R), Paul Smith (R), and Michael Lynch (Nonpartisan) in the special election on February 7. In Georgia special elections, party affiliation is listed, but all candidates appear on the same ballot. Smith and Kirby were the top two vote-getters and proceeded to a runoff election on March 6, 2012.[8][9][10]

Kirby went on to defeat Smith in the March 6 runoff. Kirby won by a 52%-48% margin.[11][12]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 107, Special Election runoff, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Kirby 52% 3,484
     Republican Paul Smith 48% 3,214
Total Votes 6,698

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kirby is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kirby raised a total of $65,420 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[13]

Tom Kirby's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 114 / Georgia State House, District 107* Won $65,420
Grand Total Raised $65,420
*In 2012, Kirby raised $53,610 for a general election, which he won, and $11,810 for a special election, which he also won.

2012

General election

Kirby won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kirby raised a total of $53,610.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Kirby's campaign in 2012
Georgia House Republican Trust$5,000
Ralston for Representative$5,000
Friends for Donna Sheldon$2,750
Larry Oneal Campaign Fund$2,500
Friends of Jan Jones$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$53,610
Source:Follow the Money

Special election

Kirby won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kirby raised a total of $11,810.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Kirby's campaign in 2012
Peachtree Pest Control$1,500
Kirby, Lester Thomas$1,400
Kirby, Rosemary$1,000
Georgia Dental Association$1,000
Georgia Society of Anesthesiologists$600
Total Raised in 2012$11,810
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
Keith Heard (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 114
2013–present
Succeeded by
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