Mitch Seabaugh

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Mitch Seabaugh
Mitch Seabaugh.jpg
Georgia State Senate District 28
Former member
In office
2001 - 2011
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sSouthern Arkansas University
Place of birthCape Girardeau, Missouri
Office website
Campaign website
Mitchell Seabaugh was a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate representing the 28th District from 2001 to 2011. In 2011, Seabaugh resigned to accept an appointment to the position of deputy state treasurer. A special election to replace him was held on November 8, 2011.[1]

Seabaugh is a past member of the Georgia Republican Party State Committee, the Coweta County Republican Party Executive Committee, and the 3rd District Committee. In 1996 he was Coweta County Chair for the Bob Dole for President Campaign. He then joined the Georgia State Senate in 2001 and has served in that position since. He has been Senate Majority Whip since 2004.

Seabaugh was a Youth Coach for Newnan/Sharpsburg Youth League. He has also worked as Chief Financial Officer for Local Newnan Company. He is currently and Accountant and Businessman.

Seabaugh graduated from Southern Arkansas University with a degree in Accounting. He then passed his Certified Public Accountant Exam in 1986.

Committee assignments


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


In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Seabaugh served on the following committees:



See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Seaaugh won re-election to the 28th District seat in 2010. Seabaugh was unopposed in the November 2, 2010 election.[2]

Georgia State Senate, District 28
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mitch Seabaugh (R) 46,522 100.0%


On November 4, 2008, Seabaugh won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 28th Senate district. Seabaugh received 54,483 votes in the election, defeating Betty Aaron (D), who received 21,866 votes.[3] Seabaugh raised $209,374 for his campaign in 2008; Aaron raised $7,572.[4]

Georgia Senate, District 28
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Mitch Seabaugh (R) 54,483 71.4%
Betty Aaron 21,866 28.6%

Campaign donors


In 2008, Seabaugh collected $209,374 in campaign contributions.[5] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Titlemax Management $4,600
Mag Mutual Insurance $4,000
Sports Turf Company $3,200
Georgia Utility Contractors Association $3,200
Georgia Healthcare Association $3,200
Southern Natural Gas Corporation $3,200


In 2006, Seabaugh collected $301,991 in campaign contributions.[6] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Ronny D. Jones Enterprises Inc. $5,250
Georgia Oilmen's Association $4,500
D. Brent LLC DBA Steele Forest $4,000
Wellcare Health Plans $4,000
MAG Mutual Insurance Co. $4,000


Seabaugh and his wife, Leah, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 28
Succeeded by
Mike Crane