Bill Hamrick (old)

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Bill Hamrick
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Georgia State Senate District 30
Former member
In office
2000 - 2012
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedMarch 7, 2000
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sAuburn University
J.D.Georgia State University College of Law (1992)
Office website
Bill Hamrick is a former Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing the 30th district from 2000 until his resignation on September 10, 2012. Hamrick resigned in order to serve as a Superior Court Judge.[1]

Hamrick was elected to the Georgia State Senate in a special election on March 7, 2000.

Hamrick is a past Intern for the DeKalb County District Attorney's Office. He is currently an attorney.

Hamrick earned his Bachelors in Business Administration from Auburn University. He went on to receive his JD from Georgia State University College of law in 1992.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hamrick served to the following committees:


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


Presidential preference


See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Bill Hamrick (old) endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]



See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Hamrick ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 30. Hamrick ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidates filed to run for the seat. A special election primary will be held to fill his seat on November 6, 2012. [3][4]


See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Hamrick won re-election to the 30th district seat in 2010. He defeated a Democratic opponent, Pat Rhudy, in the November 2, 2010 general election.[5]

Georgia State Senate District 30 General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBill Hamrick Incumbent 67.9% 36,704
     Democratic Pat Rhudy 32.1% 17,341
Total Votes 54,045


On November 4, 2008, Hamrick won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 30th Senate district. Hamrick received 52,256 votes in the election, defeating Pat Rhudy (D), who received 29,491 votes.[6] Hamrick raised $142,944 for his campaign in 2008.[7]


On November 7, 2006, Hamrick won re-election to District 30 of the Georgia State Senate against Benjamin Crawford (D).[8]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hamrick received $137,082 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[9]


In 2008, Hamrick collected $142,944 in campaign contributions.[10] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Bankers Association $4,000
Titlemax Management $3,600
Georgia Industrial Loan Association $3,300
Community Bankers Association of Georgia $3,000
Georgia Association of Realtors $3,000


In 2006, Hamrick collected $237,837 in campaign contributions. [11] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Titlemax $5,500
Georgia Association of Mortgage Brokers $4,000
Bank of America $3,500
Georgia Bankers Association $3,000
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $3,000

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Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 30
Succeeded by
Mike Dugan (R)