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Charlice Byrd

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Charlice Byrd
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Georgia House of Representatives District 20
Former officeholder
In office
January 10, 2005 - January 14, 2013
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSoutheastern Louisiana University
Personal
Place of birthNew Orleans, LA
ReligionFirst Baptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Charlice Byrd was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 20th District from 2005 to 2013.

Byrd was defeated by Michael Caldwell in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012.

Byrd has been Director of Special Projects for the Cherokee Bank in Canton, a community/political activist, teacher, and on the legislative staff of the Georgia General Assembly.

She is a member of the American Red Cross, The Arts Council Board, Chamber of Commerce, Cherokee County Friends of the Library, Cherokee County Republican Women's Club (President), First Baptist Church of Woodstock, Habitat for Humanity, The Historical Society, and The Optimist Club.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Charlice Byrd endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Byrd ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 20. Byrd was defeated by Michael Caldwell in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012.[3]Lillian Burnaman ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 20 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichael Caldwell 53.4% 5,094
Charlice Byrd Incumbent 46.6% 4,452
Total Votes 9,546

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Byrd ran for re-election to the 20th District seat in 2010. She defeated Michael Caldwell in the July 20 primary by a margin of 2,791-2,310.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 20 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Charlice Byrd 2,791 54.7%
Michael Caldwell 2,310 45.3%

Byrd defeated Lillian Burnaman (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 20 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Charlice Byrd (R) 11,727 78.9%
Lillian Burnaman (D) 3,132 21.1%

2008

In 2008 Byrd was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 20. Byrd (R) ran unopposed and finished with 17,926 votes.[9] Byrd raised $90,840 for his campaign fund.[10]

Georgia House of Representatives District 20
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Charlice Byrd (R) 17,926
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

Byrd was endorsed by:

  • The Newsvine Tea Party[11]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Byrd collected $85,575 in campaign contributions.[12] Her five largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Rafael Mendez $4,800
Ralston for Representative $3,000
Sharyl Mendez $2,400
Bullock Enterprises $2,200
Phrma $2,000

2008

In 2008, Byrd collected $90,840 in campaign contributions.[13] The five largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Medical Association $3,000
Mountain Express Oil Co. Inc. $2,300
Eric Johnson for Senate $2,300
Friends of David Graves $2,300
Home Builders Association of Georgia $2,300

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 20
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Michael Caldwell (R)