Simone Bell

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Simone Bell
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Georgia House of Representatives District 58
Incumbent
In office
January 12, 2010 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,341.68/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAgnes Scott College
Personal
Place of birthDetroit, MI
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Pat Gardner is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 58. She was first elected to the chamber in a special election in 2009.

Biography

Bell earned her B.S. from Agnes Scott College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Bell served on the following committees:

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Human Relations and Aging
Intragovernmental Coordination
Juvenile Justice
State Planning and Community Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Simone Bell defeated Erica Morris Long in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 58 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSimone Bell Incumbent 63.3% 2,282
Erica Morris Long 36.7% 1,323
Total Votes 3,605

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bell ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 58. Bell defeated incumbent Ralph Long in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.[3] Earl Cooper ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5] Bell defeated Earl Cooper in the general election.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 58, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSimone Bell Incumbent 87.1% 18,313
     Republican Earl Cooper 12.9% 2,707
Total Votes 21,020
Georgia House of Representatives District 58 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPat Gardner Incumbent 58.7% 3,804
Rashad Taylor 41.3% 2,680
Total Votes 6,484

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bell ran for re-election to the 58th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the July 20 primary and no one filed to run against her in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 58 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Simone Bell (D) 10,130 100.0%

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bell is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Bell raised a total of $46,793 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[8]

Simone Bell's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 58 Won $38,239
2010 Georgia State House, District 58 Won $8,554
Grand Total Raised $46,793

2012

Bell won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bell raised a total of $38,239.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Simone Bell's campaign in 2012
Georgia Association of Educators$2,000
Georgia Federation of Teachers$1,500
Avenue Realty$1,200
Thacker, Shirley$1,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$38,239
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Bell collected $8,554 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Simone Bell's campaign in 2010
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers$1,400
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$750
Grover, Michael$500
Roberts, Jamie$400
Kahn, Neil$300
Total Raised in 2010 $8,554

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Georgia House of Representatives District 58
2009–present
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