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J.B. Powell

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J.B. Powell
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Georgia State Senate District 23
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Project Manger
J.B. Powell was a Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate representing the 23 district from 2005-January 2011. Powell did not run for re-election in 2010.

Powell is currently Project Manager for TMS.

Committee assignments



On November 4, 2008, Powell won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 23rd Senate district. Powell received 34,864 votes in the election, defeating Napoleon Jenkins (R), who received 19,692 votes.[1] Powell raised $44,650 for his campaign in 2008; Jenkins raised $34,717.[2]

Georgia Senate, District 23
Candidates Votes Percent

Green check mark transparent.png J.B. Powell (D) 34,864 63.9%
Napoleon Jenkins 19,692 36.1%

Campaign donors


In 2008, Powell collected $44,650 in campaign contributions.[3] The eight largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Civil Justice PAC Inc. of the Georgia Trail $2,300
Tim Golden $2,300
Workplace Injury Network $2,300
Warshaure Poe and Thornton PC $2,000
Matthews and Steel Operating Account $2,000
James E. Butler, Jr. $2,000
Darren Penn $2,000
Henry Speigel Milling LLP $2,000


Powell has a wife, Charanne.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 23
Succeeded by
Jesse Stone