|Georgia State Senate District 47|
|January 11, 2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Georgia|
Ginn was county manager of Franklin County from 1985 to 2009; he also served as city manager for the towns of Sugar Hill and Royston. He was also Director of Member Services for Jackson EMC. Ginn earned his B.S. in agricultural engineering from the University of Georgia.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ginn served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Economic Development, Chair|
|• Regulated Industries and Utilities, Vice Chair|
|• Agriculture and Consumer Affairs|
|• Natural Resources and the Environment|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ginn served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• State Institutions and Property, Vice Chair|
|• Agriculture and Consumer Affairs|
|• Regulated Industries and Utilities|
|• State and Local Governmental Operations|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012
Ginn ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 47. Ginn defeated Daniel "Danny" Yearwood in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Tim Riley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.  Ginn ran unopposed in the general election.
|Georgia State Senate, District 47, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Frank Ginn Incumbent||67.4%||41,549|
|Georgia State Senate, District 47 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Frank Ginn Incumbent||68.1%||13,680|
|Daniel "Danny" Yearwood||31.9%||6,414|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010
| Georgia State Senate, District 47 |
2010 General election results
|Frank Ginn (R)||36,913||73.3%|
|Tim Riley (D)||13,412||26.7%|
Ginn came in first in the July 20 primary.
|Georgia State Senate, District 47 - Republican Primary (2010)|
This necessitated a runoff between Ginn and Coley on August 10, which Ginn won.
|Georgia State Senate, District 47 - Republican Primary Runoff (2010)|
On his campaign website, Ginn lists seven priorities. They are:
- "Grow local jobs by creating a business friendly environment."
- "Help teachers provide world class education."
- "Confront illegal immigration with tough Arizona style laws."
- "Defend our conservative values."
- "Empower local taxpayers by reducing the size and scope of state government."
- "Improve roads to attract industry, tourism and enhance our quality of life."
- "Protect and develop water resources for future generations."
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, when Ginn was first elected, he received $139,050 in campaign contributions.
His largest contributors were:
|Chandler & Stovall Corp||$6,000|
|Campaign to Elect Pat Graham||$3,219|
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- Downtown grocery bill now law - Online Athens
- The Editor's Desk: Venture capital fund not best use of state dollars - Online Athens
- Campus Carry Bill 'Not Going to Go Away' - Patch.com
- Holiday Filming in Gwinnett; UGA Brass Addresses Guns on Campus ... - Patch.com
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Ginn and his wife Robin have one child.
- Frank Ginn campaign website
- Georgia State Senate - Frank Ginn
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Frank Ginn on Facebook
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division "Candidate List" Accessed May 29, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Georgia Elections Division "2012 Election Results" Accessed November 16, 2012
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State - 2010 Election results
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "Official Results of the Tuesday, July 20, 2010 General Primary Election"
- ↑ Georgia Secretary of State, "Official Results of the Tuesday, August 10, 2010 General Primary Election"
- ↑ campaign website, "Priorities"
- ↑ Follow the Money, "2010 Contributions to Frank Ginn," accessed July 7, 2011.
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