Rick Crawford (Georgia)

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Rick Crawford
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Georgia House of Representatives District 16
Incumbent
In office
January 8, 2007 - January 14, 2013
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sJacksonville State University, 1985
Master'sGeorgia State University, 1994
J.D.Georgia State University, 1991
Personal
BirthdayApril 2, 1962
Place of birthCedartown, GA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
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Rick Crawford was a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 16th District from 2007 to 2013.

Crawford is an attorney and currently serves as Special Assistant Attorney General, Georgia Department of Transportation. He has been Chief Magistrate of Polk County from 2002-2003, a Municipal Court Judge in Rockmart, GA from 1996-2003, and in Cedartown, GA from 1993-2000.

He is a Sunday school teacher at the First Baptist Church of Cedartown, on the Executive Committee of the Georgia Council of Municipal Court Judges, and a graduate of the Georgia Department of Community Affairs Regional Economic Development Program.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Crawford ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 16. Crawford ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. Jennifer Hulsey and Trey Kelley ran in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 16, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTrey Kelley 69.5% 12,338
     Democratic Rick Crawford Incumbent 30.5% 5,421
Total Votes 17,759

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crawford ran for re-election to the 16th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opponents in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against him in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives District 16 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford Incumbent 100% 7,916
Total Votes 7,916

2008

In 2008 Crawford was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 16. Crawford (D) finished with 8,461 votes while his opponent Bob Culver (R) finished with 8,279 votes.[4] Crawford raised $49,735 for his campaign fund.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 16 General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford Incumbent 50.5% 8,461
     Republican Bob Culver 49.5% 8,279
Total Votes 16,740

2006

On November 7, 2006, Crawford won election to District 16 of the Georgia House of Representatives against Roger Waldrop (R).[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 16 General Election, 2006
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRick Crawford 52.9% 5,251
     Republican Roger Waldrop 47.1% 4,674
Total Votes 9,925

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Crawford collected $20,125 in campaign contributions.[7] His five largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Electrical Workers $2,400
Communications Workers District 3 $1,000
Robert K. Finnell PC $1,000
Miles Lamar Gammage $1,000
John S. Husser PC $1,000

2008

In 2008, Crawford collected $49,735 in campaign contributions.[8] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Workplace Injury Network $3,300
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $2,300
Wilson R. Smith $2,000
Polk County Democratic Committee $2,000
Warshauer Poe and Thornton PC $2,000

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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 16
2007–2013
Succeeded by
Trey Kelley (R)