Brian Thomas

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Brian Thomas
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Georgia House of Representatives District 100
Former Member
In office
January 10, 2005 - July 1, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Caucus Chair, Georgia House of Representatives
2011-July 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sWofford College, 1983
Master'sWake Forest University, 1991
Ph.D.State University of New York, Binghamton, 1995
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 15, 1961
Place of birthPaterson, NJ
ProfessionManager, Cultural Resources Company
Websites
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Brian Thomas is a former Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 100 from 2005 to July 2013. He resigned on July 1, 2013, to accept the position of National Director of Cultural Resources Services for Natural Resources Group in Lamoine, Maine.[1]

Thomas served as House Minority Whip from 2011 to July 2013.

Thomas is currently a Manager with the Cultural Resources Company, and an Operations Manager with TRC Garrow Associates, Incorporated. He served as a Major in the United States Army Reserves, and has been an archaeologist with Southwest Missouri State University, The Hermitage, National Park Service, and a Captain in the Military Intelligence Division of the United States Army from 1983-1987.

Thomas is on the Board of the American Cultural Resources Association, and the Georgia Council of Professional Archaeologists, is a Historic Places/Archaeological Sites Issue Leader with the Georgia Chapter of the Sierra Club, and Newsletter Editor of the Society for Georgia Archeology.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Defense and Veterans Affairs
Education
Natural Resources and Environment

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Thomas ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 100. Thomas ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3] Thomas ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 100, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Thomas Incumbent 100% 10,120
Total Votes 10,120

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Thomas ran for re-election to the District 100 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.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 100 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Thomas (D) 5,621 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Thomas was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 100. Thomas (D) ran unopposed and finished with 10,094 votes.[6] Thomas raised $6,481 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 100
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Brian Thomas (D) 10,094

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Thomas is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Thomas raised a total of $77,937 during that time period. This information was last updated on December 21, 2013.[8]

Brian Thomas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia House, District 100 Won $28,250
2010 Georgia House, District 100 Won $3,750
2008 Georgia House, District 100 Won $6,481
2006 Georgia House, District 100 Won $6,799
2004 Georgia House, District 100 Won $32,657
Grand Total Raised $77,937

2012

Thomas won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Thomas raised a total of $28,250.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Thomas's campaign in 2012
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$3,500
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers$2,500
Watkins Lourie Roll & Chance$2,000
Kraft Foods$1,600
Malone Law Office$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$28,250
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Thomas collected $3,750 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Brian Thomas's campaign in 2010
GCAE Fund For Public Education$1,000
Electrical Workers Local 613$500
Georgia State AFL-CIO$400
Food & Commercial Workers Local 1996$250
Woodall, Mark M$250
Total Raised in 2010 $3,750

2008

In 2008, Thomas collected $6,481 in campaign contributions.[10] The four largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Brockington & Associates $500
Porsche Cars North America $500
JM Family Enterprises $500
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $500

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 100
2005–July 2013
Succeeded by
Dewey McClain (D)