Mike Collins

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Mike Collins
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General electionNovember 4, 2014
Candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 10
PartyRepublican
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Mike Collins was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections. He is running in the 10th Congressional District of Georgia.[1] Collins advanced past the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2] He was defeated by Jody Hice in the Republican runoff primary on July 22, 2014.[3]

Collins father is former Rep. Mac Collins, who represented the state's old 8th District before unsuccessfully running for U.S. Senate in 2004.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia's 10th Congressional District elections, 2014

Collins ran for election to the U.S. House, representing the 10th Congressional District of Georgia.[4] Collins advanced past the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2] He was defeated by Jody Hice in the Republican runoff primary on July 22, 2014.[3]

U.S. House, Georgia District 10 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJody Hice 33.5% 17,408
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Collins 33% 17,143
Donna Sheldon 15.3% 7,972
Gary Gerrard 7.4% 3,830
Stephen Simpson 4.7% 2,423
Mitchell Swan 4.2% 2,167
Brian Slowinski 2% 1,027
Total Votes 51,970
Source: Georgia Secretary of State
U.S. House, Georgia District 10 Runoff Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJody Hice 54.3% 26,961
Mike Collins 45.7% 22,673
Total Votes 49,634
Source: Results via Associated Press

Endorsements

Former Sen. Rick Santorum endorsed businessman Mike Collins on June 30, 2014, calling him a “rock-solid conservative who will be guided by the U.S. Constitution in Congress.”[5]

“Mike has laid out a bold plan of conservative policies that will push back overbearing federal regulations, revitalize the entrepreneurial spirit and provide more opportunities for blue collar Americans. We need more conservative businessmen like Mike Collins in Congress.”[5]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Collins's reports.[6]

Mike Collins (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$0.00$117,111.50$(20,463.79)$96,647.71
October Quarterly[8]October 16, 2013$96,647.71$54,265.00$(36,095.98)$114,816.73
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$114,816$153,230$(35,253)$232,793
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$232,793$61,001$(79,697)$214,096
Running totals
$385,607.5$(171,509.77)

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