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Rashad Taylor
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Georgia House of Representatives District 55
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2009 - January 14, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Caucus Vice Chair, Georgia State House of Representatives
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMorehouse College
Personal
Place of birthWashington, DC
ProfessionPolitical Consultant
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rashad Taylor is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 55th District from 2009 to 2013. He served as the Deputy Whip of the House Democratic Caucus.

Taylor is a former political consultant.

He is on the Executive Committee and a founding member of Atlanta Jobs with Justice of the Destiny World Church, and a former member of the NARAL Pro-Choice Georgia Board of Directors.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Taylor ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 57. Taylor was defeated by incumbent Pat Gardner in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.[2] The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Georgia House of Representatives District 57 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Gardner Incumbent 62.7% 4,312
Rashad Taylor 37.3% 2,563
Total Votes 6,875

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Taylor ran for re-election to the 55th District seat in 2010. No one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 55 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rashad Taylor (D) 7,968 100.0%

He defeated Mable Thomas in the July 20 primary by a margin of 1,614-1,265.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 55 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Rashad Taylor 1,614 56.1%
"Able" Mable Thomas 1,265 43.9%

2008

In 2008 Taylor was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 55. Taylor (D) ran unopposed and finished with 13,885 votes.[7] Taylor raised $23,627 for his campaign fund.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 55
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rashad Taylor (D) 13,885

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Taylor collected $22,401 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rashad Taylor's campaign in 2010
Teamsters$2,400
AFSCME$2,400
Hojeij, Wassim$1,000
Kathy B Ashe Legislative Account$1,000
DNC Travel & Hospitality Services Inc$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $22,401

2008

In 2008, Taylor collected $23,627 in campaign contributions.[10] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Aycox & Aycox Clayton Inc. $2,300
Friends of Vincent D. Fort $1,500
Frank Martin $1,000
Bonita Snipes $1,000
MHR International Inc. $1,000

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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 55
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Tyrone Brooks (D)