|Georgia State Senate District 54|
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On April 5, 2010, Thomas announced he would be retiring at the end of the year in order to spend more time with his family and at his medical practice.
Thomas was Chair of the Whitfield County Board of Education from 1972 to 1984. He then joined the Georgia State Senate in 1996. He has served in that position since, representing the 54th District.
Thomas was a Medical Doctor for the Family Practice of Medicine from 1960 to 2000. He is currently a Family Physician for Whitfield Medical Professional Associates. He is also President of the Hospital Board Staff in Dalton.
Thomas graduated from Georgia Southern University. He went on to receive his MD from the Medical College of Georgia.
- Appropriations Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Education and Youth Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Ethics Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Government Oversight Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Health and Human Services Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Rules Committee, Georgia State Senate
- Science and Technology Committee, Georgia State Senate
On November 4, 2008, Thomas won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 54th Senate district. Thomas ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 40,950 votes. Thomas raised $124,250 for his campaign.
In 2008, Thomas collected $124,250 in campaign contributions. The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:
|Georgia Medical Association||$4,000|
|Georgia Healthcare Association||$3,250|
|Georgia Pharmacy Services||$3,000|
|Georgia Society of Ambulatory Surgery Centers||$3,000|
Thomas and his wife, Emma Jean, have eight children.
- Biography from the Georgia State Senate website
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2004, 2002, 2000, 1998
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