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Chip Rogers
Chip Rogers.jpg
Georgia State Senate District 21
Former officeholder
In office
2005 - December 5, 2012
Senate Majority Leader
2008 - 2012
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
Bachelor'sGeorgia Tech
Master'sGeorgia State University
Date of birthMay 3
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Campaign website
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


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


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



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


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%


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


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


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


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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Rogers and his wife, Amy, have four children.

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Preceded by
Georgia State Senate - District 21
2005–December 5, 2012
Succeeded by