Bruce Williamson

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Bruce Williamson
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Georgia House of Representatives District 115
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - 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 electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFurman University, 1976
Master'sUniversity of Georgia, 1977
Personal
ProfessionFounder/Chairman, Liberty First Bank
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Hugh "Bruce" Williamson, III is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 115. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Williamson earned his B.A. in Business Administration from Furman University and his M.A. in Risk Management and Insurance from the University of Georgia. His professional experience includes working as founder and chairman of Liberty First Bank in Monroe, GA, founder of Walton Bank and Trust Company, Williamson Insurance Agency, Inc. and Main Street Insurance Services, and co-founder of Williamson-Musselwhite Insurance Incorporated.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Banks and Banking, Vice Chair
Governmental Affairs
Insurance
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Bruce Williamson endorsed Mitt Romney 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 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. Incumbent H.B. "Bruce" Williamson III was unopposed in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[2][3]

2014

See also: Georgia's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

Williamson announced in April 2013 that he would be considering a run for Paul Broun's open seat in the U.S. House.[4]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Williamson ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 115. Williamson 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.[5][6] Williamson ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 115, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Williamson Incumbent 100% 18,608
Total Votes 18,608

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

No one ran against him Williamson the November 2 general election.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 111 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Williamson (R) 16,020 100.0%

Williamson defeated Lee Rowell and Timmy Shelnutt in the July 20 primary.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 111 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Williamson 4,417 51.0%
Timmy Shelnutt 2,680 31.0%
Lee Rowell 1,557 18.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Williamson is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Williamson raised a total of $135,108 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[10]

Bruce Williamson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 115 Won $69,751
2010 Georgia State House, District 111 Won $65,357
Grand Total Raised $135,108

2012

Williamson won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Williamson raised a total of $69,751.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Bruce Williamson's campaign in 2012
Kelly, Thomas F$2,500
Select Management Resources$2,500
Rawl Iii, James$2,500
Georgia Dental Association$1,650
At&T$1,250
Total Raised in 2012$69,751
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, a year in which Williamson was up for re-election, he collected $65,357 in donations.[11]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Williamson III, Hugh B $5,000
Kelly, Thomas F $2,400
Kelly, Leigh $2,400
Downey, Catherine $1,500

Personal

Williamson and his wife, Vickie, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Doug McKillip (R)
Georgia House District 115
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Jeff May
Georgia House District 111
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Brian Strickland (R)