Amos Amerson

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Amos Amerson
Amos Amerson.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 9
Former officeholder
In office
January 8, 2001 - January 14, 2013
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2000
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Councilman, Dahlongea Georgia
Bachelor'sNorth Georgia College, 1956
Master'sUniversity of Hawaii, 1972
Ph.D.American University in London, 1993
Date of birthJanuary 30, 1935
Place of birthWashington County, GA
Office website
Amos Amerson was a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 9th District from 2001 to 2013. He served on the Dahlongea Georgia Council from 1999-2000, and was Chair of the Parkway Zoning Appeals Board from 1984-1998.

Amerson was an Associate Professor at North Georgia College and State University from 1982-1998. He has also been a GS-13 and Lieutenant/Analysis in the United States Department of Energy, and Lieutenant Colonel in the United States Army, Vietnam.

He is a member of the Rotary Club, American Association of Retired Persons, Board of Lumpkin County Literacy Coalition, National Rifle Association, and Veterans of Foreign Wars.[1]

Committee assignments


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


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



See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Amerson ran for re-election to the 9th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition 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.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 9 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Amos Amerson (R) 17,580 100.0%


In 2008 Amerson was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 9. Amerson (R) ran unopposed and finished with 23,803 votes.[3] Amerson raised $108,247 for his campaign fund.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives District 9
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Amos Amerson (R) 23,803

Campaign donors


In 2010, Amerson collected $22,840 in campaign contributions.[5] His five largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Mike Cotrell $2,000
JM Family Enterprises $1,250
Eugene Bishop $1,000
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $1,000
Prommis Solutions $1,000


In 2008, Amerson collected $108,247 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Walters Acceptance Corporation $3,000
JM Family Enterprises $2,500
MMV Alliance Fund $2,300
Michael Coan $2,300
Carlton W. Rogers $2,300

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Preceded by
Georgia House of Representatives District 9
Succeeded by
Kevin Tanner (R)