Darlene Taylor

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Darlene Taylor
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Georgia House of Representatives District 173
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
Place of birthThomasville, GA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Darlene Taylor is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives. She has represented District 173 since 2011.

Taylor owns and operates Taylor Benefit Resources, Inc., a health care benefit administration firm. She previously ran Administrative Claim Service, a similar business that she sold in 1997. Before entering starting her own businesses, Taylor was a claims manager for Sunnyland Foods and a benefit coordinator for Flowers Industries, Inc. She and her husband, John, have two sons.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Public Safety and Homeland Security, Vice Chair
Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Appropriations
Governmental Affairs
Insurance

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Taylor ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 173. Taylor ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Haley Shank ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [1] Taylor defeated Haley Shank in the general election.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 173, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDarlene K. Taylor Incumbent 59.1% 12,055
     Democratic Haley Shank 40.9% 8,329
Total Votes 20,384

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Taylor defeated Haley Shank (D) in the November 2 general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 173 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Darlene Taylor (R) 9,357 67.7%
Haley Shank (D) 4,458 32.3%

Taylor defeated Heather Abbott and Ryan Lee in the July 20 primary.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 173 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Darlene Taylor 2,384 51.0%
Heather Abbott 1,454 31.1%
Ryan Lee 841 18.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Taylor was up for re-election, he collected $60,091 in donations.[5]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Taylor Benefit Resource $3,762
Taylor, Darlene K $3,150
South Georgia Maintenance Services $3,010
Flowers Foods $2,400

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Personal

Taylor and her husband John have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Keown
Georgia House District 173
2011–present
Succeeded by
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