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DuBose Porter

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DuBose Porter
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Georgia House of Representatives District 143
Former member
In office
1983-January 2011
DuBose Porter (b. October 2, 1953) was a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 143rd District from 1983-2011. He was the House Minority Leader. Porter it did not seek re-election in 2010. He ran for Governor instead, losing in the primary.

Porter is an Attorney with Nelson & Porter, and has been a Newspaper Editor with the Dublin Courier Herald.

He is a member of the Georgia Press Association, Jekyll Island Foundation Board, Liberty Trustees Association, Nature Conservancy, and Trust for Historic Preservation.[1]

Committee assignments



See also: Georgia gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010
2010 Race for Governor - Democrat Primary[2]
Candidates Percentage
Thurbert Baker (D) 21.7%
Green check mark.jpg Roy E. Barnes (D) 65.8%
Bill Bolton (D) 0.9%
Carl Camon (D) 1.1%
Randal Mangham (D) 0.8%
DuBose Porter (D) 4.2%
David Poythress (D) 5.5%
Total votes 392,472


In 2008 Porter was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 143. Porter (D) ran unopposed and finished with 16,478 votes.[3] Porter raised $201,600 for his campaign fund.[4][5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 143
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png DuBose Porter (D) 16,478

Campaign donors


In 2008, Porter collected $201,600 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Optometric Association $5,600
Hospital Corporation of America $4,800
Georgia Motor Trucking Association $4,000
Georgia Medical Association $4,000
Cousins Properties $3,300

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Preceded by
Georgia House of Representatives District 143
Succeeded by
Matt Hatchett