Yasmin Neal

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Yasmin Neal
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Georgia House of Representatives District 75
Former Member
In office
January 11, 2011 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthJonesboro, GA
ProfessionDetective
Websites
(timed out) Office website
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Yasmin Neal was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 74 of the Georgia House of Representatives. She previously served in the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 75 from 2011 to 2013.

Neal is a detective in the Clayton County Police Department's major felony unit, where she has also been an internal affairs/backgrounds and hiring investigator, and an investigator in the fugitive unit. She attended Valdosta State and Clayton State Colleges, where she pursued a degree in Criminal Justice. Neal also worked as a writer for the Clayton News Daily and Henry Daily Herald.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

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. Incumbent Valencia Stovall defeated Roberta T. Abdul-Salaam and Yasmin M. Neal in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 74 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngValencia Stovall Incumbent 57% 1,421
Roberta Abdul-Salaam 29.9% 744
Yasmin Neal 13.1% 327
Total Votes 2,492

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Neal ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 75. Neal was defeated by Mike Glanton in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 75 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMike Glanton 56% 3,597
Yasmin Neal Incumbent 44% 2,829
Total Votes 6,426

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Neal did not have any opposition in the November 2 general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 75 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yasmin Neal (D) 6,336 100.0%

Neal came in second to H. Shawn James in the July 20 primary.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 75 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png H. Shawn James 708 37.9%
Yasmin Neal 675 36.1%
Kristy Dubisson 485 26.0%

She faced James in a primary runoff on August 10, defeating him by a margin of 358-305.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 75 - Democratic Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Yasmin Neal 358 54.0%
H. Shawn James 305 46.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Neal collected $9,440 in campaign contributions.[10] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Yasmin Neal's campaign in 2010
Planned Parenthood Federation Of America$2,000
Democratic Women Of Georgia$1,200
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$500
Ladson, Bryant$500
Smith, Terrance$400
Total Raised in 2010 $9,440

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ron Dodson
Georgia House District 75
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Mike Glanton (D)