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Andrew Welch
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Georgia House of Representatives District 110
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionPartner, Smith, Welch & Brittain
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Andrew Welch is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 110. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Welch served as Chair of the Henry County Chamber of Commerce and on the Henry County Board of Commissioners.

Biography

Welch's professional experience includes working as a partner at Smith, Welch & Britain LLP.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Code Revision, Vice Chair
Judiciary
Juvenile Justice
Regulated Industries

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Andrew Welch endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

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. B. Kaye Shipley is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Andrew J. "Andy" Welch is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Welch ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 110. Welch ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidate filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4] Welch ran unopposed in the general election.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 110, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Welch Incumbent 100% 16,365
Total Votes 16,365

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Welch defeated Rudy Cox (D) in the November 2 general election.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 110 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Welch (R) 15,037 66.4%
Rudy Cox (D) 7,604 33.6%

Welch came in first in the July 20 primary.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 110 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Welch 2,427 37.5%
Lee M. Spahos 2,327 36.0%
Tom R. Nicholson 1,712 26.5%

He faced off with Lee Spahos in a primary runoff on August 10, winning 3,336-2,824.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 110 - Republican Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Andrew Welch 3,336 54.2%
Lee M. Spahos 2,824 45.8%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Welch is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Welch raised a total of $134,692 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[9]

Andrew Welch's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 110 Won $39,510
2010 Georgia State House, District 110 Won $95,182
Grand Total Raised $134,692

2012

Welch won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Welch raised a total of $39,510.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Welch was up for re-election, he collected $95,182 in donations.[10]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Welch Iii, Andrew J (Andy) $30,790
Scott, Kirsten $3,600
Scott, Justin $3,600
Welch, Kit $2,400

Personal

Welch and his wife, Cara, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Lunsford
Georgia House District 110
2011–present
Succeeded by
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