Alisha Thomas Morgan

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Alisha Thomas Morgan
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Georgia House of Representatives District 39
Incumbent
In office
January 13, 2003 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sSpelman College, 2000
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 5, 1978
Place of birthMiami, FL
ProfessionNon-Profit Manager/Motivational Speaker
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Alisha Thomas Morgan is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 39th District since 2003.

Morgan is a non-profit manager and motivational speaker. He previously hosted a political talk show on 1380 WAOK Atlanta, and was a Southern Regional Organizer for the Alliance for Justice from 2000-2003.

Morgan is a member of the Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated, State President of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People - Youth and College Division, founder of the Niamani Project, and member of the Joseph E. Lowery Institute Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Education
Governmental Affairs
Health and Human Services
Juvenile Justice

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Morgan ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 39. Morgan ran against Anne Taylor in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [2] Morgan ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAlisha T. Morgan Incumbent 100% 16,665
Total Votes 16,665

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Morgan ran for re-election to the 39th District seat in 2010. No one filed to run against her in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan (D) 10,920 100.0%

She defeated Beth Gray in the July 20 primary by a margin of 2,296-831.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 39 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan 2,296 73.4%
Betty Gray 831 26.6%


2008

In 2008 Morgan was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 39. Morgan (D) finished with 14,178 votes while her opponent Chris Cooper (R) finished with 5,369 votes.[6] Morgan raised $32,781 for her campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 39
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Alisha Thomas Morgan (D) 14,178
Chris Cooper (R) 5,369

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Morgan collected $50,959 in campaign contributions.[8] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Morgan collected $32,781 in campaign contributions.[9] The six largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Eric Johnson for Senate $4,600
Democratic Women of Georgia $2,300
Pfizer $1,000
Holland & Knight for Effective Government $1,000
CCAE4Kids.com PAC $1,000
Barnes Law Group $1,000

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Georgia House of Representatives District 39
2003–present
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