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Elena Parent

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Elena Parent
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Georgia State Senate, District 42
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2015 - Present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 0
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives District 81
2011 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Virginia, 1998
J.D.University of Virginia School of Law, 2002
Personal
Date of birthDecember 27, 1975
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Elena Parent (b. December 27, 1975) is a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 42. She previously served in the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 81 from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Parent earned her J.D. from the University of Virginia. Her professional experience includes working as the Director of Development for HOPE Atlanta, a non-profit dedicated to preventing homelessness, Chief of Staff for Sen. David Adelman and as a Litigator for the firm of Sutherland Asbill & Brennan.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Parent served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2015
Government Oversight
Judiciary Non-Civil
Science and Technology
Special Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014 with a runoff election taking place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Elena C. Parent defeated R. Kyle Williams in the Democratic primary, while Gregory E. "Greg" Williams was unopposed in the Republican primary. Parent defeated Williams in the general election.[1][2][3]

Georgia State Senate, District 42 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngElena Parent 74.4% 39,791
     Republican Greg Williams 25.6% 13,680
Total Votes 53,471

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Parent had no opposition in the primary. She defeated incumbent Jill Chambers (R) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 81 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Elena Parent (D) 3,342 52.2%
Jill Chambers (R) 3,056 47.8%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, a year in which Parent was up for re-election, he collected $208,221 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Parent, Elena $10,155
Democratic Women Of Georgia $4,800
Teamsters $4,800
Jason Carter Campaign CMTE $4,400

Scorecards

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Personal

Parent and her husband, Briley Brisendine, have one son.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jason Carter (D)
Georgia State Senate District 42
2015-present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Jill Chambers (R)
Georgia House District 81
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Scott Holcomb (D)