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Alan Powell
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Georgia House of Representatives District 32
Incumbent
In office
1991-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 23
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia Southwestern College
Personal
Place of birthHartwell, GA
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alan Powell is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 32. He was first elected to the chamber in 1990.

Powell serves as Chair of the Hart County Board of Commissioners.[1]

Biography

Powell's professional experience includes owning his own business.

Party change

Following his unopposed victory in the November 2, 2010, general election, Powell resigned from the Democratic caucus on November 5, subsequently switching his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. He stated, “My duty is to represent the citizens of my district the best I can. I think my voice can be better heard on the other side.”[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Safety and Homeland Security, Chair
Appropriations
Governmental Affairs
Motor Vehicles
Regulated Industries
Rules
Small Business Development

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Alan T. Powell is unopposed in the Republican primary.[3]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Powell ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 32. Powell ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Mary Beth Focer ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4] Powell defeated Mary Beth Focer in the general election.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 32, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Powell Incumbent 79.6% 15,230
     Democratic Mary Beth Focer 20.4% 3,908
Total Votes 19,138

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Powell ran for re-election to the 29th 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.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 29 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Powell Incumbent 100% 8,927
Total Votes 8,927

Although he was re-elected as a Democrat, Powell switched to the Republican Party following the election.

2008

In 2008 Powell was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 29. Powell (D) ran unopposed and finished with 15,362 votes.[7] Powell raised $98,958 for his campaign fund.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 29 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Powell Incumbent 100% 15,362
Total Votes 15,362

2006

On November 7, 2006, Powell won re-election to District 29 of the Georgia House of Representatives against Mike Griffin (R).[9]

Georgia House of Representatives District 29 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Powell Incumbent 66.4% 8,009
     Republican Mike Griffin 33.6% 4,058
Total Votes 12,067

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Powell is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Powell raised a total of $848,687 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 23, 2013.[10]

Alan Powell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 32 Won $98,700
2010 Georgia State House, District 29 Won $59,679
2008 Georgia State House, District 29 Won $98,958
2006 Georgia State House, District 29 Won $126,066
2004 Georgia State House, District 29 Won $151,670
2002 Georgia State House, District 23 Won $156,911
2000 Georgia State House, District 23 Won $110,235
1998 Georgia State House, District 23 Won $38,217
1996 Georgia State House, District 23 Won $8,251
Grand Total Raised $848,687

2012

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $98,700.

2010

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $59,679.

2008

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $98,958.

2006

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $126,066.

2004

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $151,670.

2002

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $156,911.

2000

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $110,235.

1998

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $38,217.

1996

Powell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Powell raised a total of $8,251.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Judy Manning (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 32
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 29
1991–2013
Succeeded by
Carl Rogers (R)