Beth Beskin

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Beth Beskin
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Candidate for
Georgia House of Representatives, District 54
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
CandidateVerification
Beth Beskin is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 54 of the Georgia House of Representatives. She ran unsuccessfully for District 38 of the Georgia State Senate in 2010.

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. Robert W. "Bob" Gibeling was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Beth Beskin and John J. McCloskey advanced past Loretta A. Lepore and S. Angelic Moore in the Republican primary. Beskin faces McCloskey in a runoff election on July 22, 2014. W. H. "Bill" Bozarth is running as an Independent.[1][2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 54 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBeth Beskin 49.9% 2,069
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn J. McCloskey 30.2% 1,253
Loretta A. Lepore 14.7% 609
S. Angelic Moore 5.1% 212
Total Votes 4,143

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Beskin did not face any opposition in the July 20 primary.[3]

Georgia State Senate, District 38 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Beth Beskin 3,955 100.0%

Beskin lost in the November 2 general election to Democratic incumbent Horacena Tate.[4]

Campaign themes

On her campaign website, Beskin lists five issues she is concerned about.[5] They are:

  • Taxes
Excerpt: "Beth opposes new taxes and supports reducing taxes for homeowners over age 62."
  • Transportation
Excerpt: "Beth supports regional transportation solutions. She’ll fight to remove the discriminatory provision against MARTA funding in the state’s recently passed regional transportation plan."
  • Education
Excerpt: "She supports upgrading libraries with wireless computer networks - increasing charter schools – offering vouchers to kids in underperforming schools so they can attend schools that meet their needs – and providing technical and vocational training for non-college bound high school students."
  • Parks/Greenspace
Excerpt: "Beth will work with federal, state and local officials to identify additional park properties in District 38 and will fight for resources to complete the Beltline project."
  • Water/Environment
Excerpt: "Beth will work with federal, state and local officials to identify additional park properties in District 38 and will fight for resources to complete the Beltline project."

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