|Georgia State Senate District 28|
|2011 - Present|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||December 6, 2011|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Small business owner|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Crane served on the following committees:
|Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Special Judiciary|
|• State and Local Governmental Operations|
|• State Institutions and Property|
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Georgia State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Cynthia Conradt Bennett was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Michael R. "Mike" Crane was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bennett will face Crane in the general election.
- See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012
Crane ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 28. Crane ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. Crane won in the general election.
|Georgia State Senate, District 28, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Mike Crane Incumbent||100%||60,129|
On November 8, Crane faced fellow Republicans Duke Blackburn, Matt Brass, Kyle Frank, Dale Pepper, Edward Stone, and Mark Washington as well as Democrats Wayne Seabolt and Jammie Williams. Cynthia Bennett also ran as a nonpartisan candidate. Since no candidate received a majority of the vote, the top two vote getters--Blackburn and Crane--proceeded to a runoff election on December 6 where Blackburn was defeated.
Comprehensive donor information for Crane is available dating back to 2011. Based on available campaign finance records, Crane raised a total of $62,867 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.
|Mike Crane's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Georgia State Senate, District 28||$13,200|
|Grand Total Raised||$62,867|
2012Crane won re-election to the Georgia State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Crane raised a total of $13,200.
|Georgia State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Crane's campaign in 2012|
|Friends of Tommie Williams||$2,000|
|Grant for Senate||$1,000|
|Cowsert for Senate||$1,000|
|Friends for Chip Rogers||$750|
|Total Raised in 2012||$13,200|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2011Crane won election to the Georgia State Senate in 2011. During that election cycle, Crane raised a total of $49,667.
|Georgia State Senate 2011 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Mike Crane's campaign in 2011|
|Bright Night Media Inc||$2,889|
|Friends of Bill Heath||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2011||$49,667|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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- Mike Crane on the Georgia State Senate website
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Campaign contributions: 2012, 2011
- Atlanta Business Chronicle, "Seabaugh leaving legislature for treasury post," October 3, 2011
- Georgia Secretary of State, "Official candidate list," accessed March 10, 2014
- Georgia Secretary of State, "GA - Election Results," accessed May 28, 2014
- 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, "List of Candidates, District 25," October 19, 2011
- Georgia Secretary of State, District 28, Unofficial Results, November 9, 2011
- followthemoney.org, "Crane, Mike," accessed August 22, 2013
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed August 4, 2014
- StateScape, "Session schedules," accessed July 29, 2014
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