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  |Profile picture = Chip Rogers.jpg
 
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  |Position = Georgia State Senate District 21
 
  |Position = Georgia State Senate District 21
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former officeholder
  |Tenure =2005 - Present
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  |Tenure =2005 - December 5, 2012
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 14, 2013]]
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  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Assumed office = 2005
 
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
 
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
 
  |Leadership = Senate Majority Leader
 
  |Leadership = Senate Majority Leader
  |Years leadership = 2008 - Present
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  |Per diem = $173/day
 
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  |Last election = [[Georgia State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Georgia State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = 2004
 
  |First elected = 2004
 
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  |Next election = [[Georgia State Senate elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Prior office = Georgia House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office = Georgia House of Representatives
 
  |Prior office years = 2002 - 2004
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chip Rogers''' is a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Georgia State Senate]], representing the 21st district. Rogers is the [[Senate Majority Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Chip Rogers''' was a [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] member of the [[Georgia State Senate]], representing the 21st district from 2005 to December 5, 2012. Rogers served as [[Senate Majority Leader]]. He resigned in order to take a job with Georgia Public Broadcasting..<ref>[http://www.ledgernews.com/news/top_stories/article_734a7328-3e48-11e2-baf9-0019bb30f31a.html ''Cherokee Ledger News,'' "Chip Rogers resigns from Senate to work for public broadcasting," December 5, 2012]</ref>
  
Rogers served in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004.  He then joined the Georgia State Senate in 2005 and has served in that position since.
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Rogers served in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004.  He then joined the Georgia State Senate in 2005 and served in that position until 2012.
  
 
Rogers is self employed in Real Estate.  He is also currently a Radio Station Owner.
 
Rogers is self employed in Real Estate.  He is also currently a Radio Station Owner.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rogers has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rogers served on the following committees:
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Georgia State Senate]]
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Georgia State Senate]]
 
* [[Finance Committee, Georgia State Senate]]
 
* [[Finance Committee, Georgia State Senate]]
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Revision as of 15:29, 5 December 2012

Chip Rogers
Chip Rogers.jpg
Georgia State Senate District 21
Former officeholder
In office
2005 - December 5, 2012
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Senate Majority Leader
2008 - 2012
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives
2002 - 2004
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia Tech
Master'sGeorgia State University
Personal
BirthdayMay 3
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Chip Rogers was a Republican member of the Georgia State Senate, representing the 21st district from 2005 to December 5, 2012. Rogers served as Senate Majority Leader. He resigned in order to take a job with Georgia Public Broadcasting..[1]

Rogers served in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 2002 to 2004. He then joined the Georgia State Senate in 2005 and served in that position until 2012.

Rogers is self employed in Real Estate. He is also currently a Radio Station Owner.

Rogers earned his Bachelors in Economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He went on to receive his Masters in Business Administration from Georgia State University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Rogers ran in the 2012 election for Georgia State Senate District 21. Rogers defeated Brandon Beach in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. No Democratic candidate filed to run for this seat. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3] Rogers ran unopposed in the general election.[4]

Georgia State Senate, District 21 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChip Rogers Incumbent 59% 17,659
Brandon Beach 41% 12,269
Total Votes 29,928

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Rogers won re-election to the 21st district seat in 2010. He defeated a Democratic opponent, Patrick Thompson, in the November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia State Senate, District 21
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chip Rogers (R) 46,102 80.0%
Patrick Thompson (D) 11,514 20.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Rogers won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 21st Senate district. Rogers received 61,991 votes in the election, defeating Carlos Lopez (D), who received 18,776 votes, and Francis Parmar (write-in), who received 5 votes.[6] Rogers raised $291,330 for his campaign in 2008; Lopez raised $8,025.[7]

Georgia Senate, District 21
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Chip Rogers (R) 61,991 76.7%
Carlos Lopez 18,776 23.2%
Francis Parmar 5 0.0%

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Rogers received $352,918 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[8]

Georgia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chip Rogers's campaign in 2010
Unitedhealthcare$9,300
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$8,000
Georgia Optometric Association$6,400
United Health Services$4,800
Wellcare Of Georgia$4,800
Total Raised in 2010 $352,918

2008

In 2008, Rogers collected $291,330 in campaign donations.[9] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Oilmen's Association $5,000
Titlemax Managment $4,300
Home Builders Association of Georgia $4,300
Georgia Medical Association $4,000
Georgia Chiropractic Association $4,000
AFLAC $4,000

2006

In 2006 Rogers collected $149,077 in campaign contributions. [10] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Benjamin W. Elliott $6,000
Builders Insurance Group $3,749
Georgia State Farm Agents $3,000
JM Family Enterprises $2,999
Georgia Medical Association $2,750

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Personal

Rogers and his wife, Amy, have four children.

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