Thomas McMahan

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Thomas McMahan
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Former candidate for
Georgia House of Representatives, District 1
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Thomas McMahan was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 1 of the Georgia House of Representatives. He ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012 Democratic candidate for District 1 of the Georgia House of Representatives. McMahan ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012.

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Campaign themes

2014

McMahan's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Investing in People First

  • Excerpt: "I believe that the primary function of honest state government is to invest in ALL of its citizens, not just a select few. We do that by giving priority to an economy, an infrastructure, and a system of schools that works for all and rewards those who strive for success and work hard."

Economy, Transportation & Health

  • Excerpt: "Work with local businesses and Chambers to create a comprehensive economic development plan to bring good JOBS into our area"

Education

  • Excerpt: "A separate education budget, truly making public education THE primary function of our state"

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014, with runoff elections taking place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Thomas A. "Tom" McMahan was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent John V. Deffenbaugh and Robert F. Goff advanced past W. Alan Painter in the Republican primary. Deffenbaugh defeated Goff in a runoff election on July 22, 2014. McMahan was defeated by Deffenbaugh in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 1 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Deffenbaugh Incumbent 72.6% 7,084
     Democratic Tom McMahan 27.4% 2,679
Total Votes 9,763

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

McMahan ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 1. McMahan ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. He was defeated in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 1, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Deffenbaugh 68.5% 11,180
     Democratic Thomas McMahan 31.5% 5,149
Total Votes 16,329

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