Carl Von Epps

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Carl Von Epps
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Georgia House of Representatives District 132
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 1993 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMorehouse College, 1970
Personal
BirthdayOctober 16, 1948
Place of birthLaGrange, GA
ProfessionPastor
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Carl Von Epps is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 132. He was first elected to the chamber in 1992.

Biography

Von Epps' professional experience includes working as a business consultant and in retail sales.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Appropriations
Insurance
Regulated Industries

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Von Epps ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 132. Von Epps ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. Gene King ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[1] Von Epps ran unopposed in the general election.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 132, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Von Epps Incumbent 53.6% 9,629
     Republican Gene King 46.4% 8,320
Total Votes 17,949

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Epps ran for re-election to the 128th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary and no one ran against him in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 128 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Carl Von Epps (D) 8,139 100.0%

2008

In 2008 Epps was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 128. Epps (D) finished with 9,934 votes while his opponent Gene King (R) finished with 7,177 votes.[4] Epps raised $23,530 for his campaign fund.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 128
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Carl Von Epps (D) 9,934
Gene King (R) 7,177

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Von Epps is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Von Epps raised a total of $329,157 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[6]

Carl Von Epps's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 132 Won $23,535
2010 Georgia State House, District 128 Won $16,575
2008 Georgia State House, District 128 Won $23,530
2006 Georgia State House, District 128 Won $37,470
2004 Georgia State House, District 128 Won $53,088
2002 Georgia State House, District 90 Won $62,555
2000 Georgia State House, District 131 Won $54,318
1998 Georgia State House, District 131 Won $34,428
1996 Georgia State House, District 131 Won $23,658
Grand Total Raised $329,157

2012

Von Epps won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Von Epps raised a total of $23,535.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carl Von Epps's campaign in 2012
Planned Parenthood of Georgia$2,500
Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association$2,500
Electrical Workers Local 613$2,500
Waste Management$2,000
Georgia Dental Association$1,200
Total Raised in 2012$23,535
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Von Epps collected $16,575 in campaign contributions.[7] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Carl Von Epps's campaign in 2010
Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association$2,000
Zachry, James H$1,000
Triangle Wholesalers Inc$1,000
Anheuser-Busch$1,000
Georgia Association Of Realtors$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $16,575

2008

In 2008, Von Epps collected $23,530 in campaign contributions.[8] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association $2,000
Pfizer $2,000
Georgia Association of Realtors $1,750
Wine and Spirits Wholesalers of Georgia $1,180
Millercoors $1,000
Philip Morris $1,000

Personal

Von Epps is a member of the Chattahoochee Boy Scout Council, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Incorporated, Roosevelt Warm Springs Rehabilitation Foundation, Troup County Board of Health Board, Troup Read and Troup County Communities and Schools, United Way West Georgia Board, and the West Georgia Emergency Medical Services Council.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Calvin Smyre (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 132
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 128
1993–2013
Succeeded by
Mack Jackson (D)