David Knight

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David Knight
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Georgia House of Representatives District 130
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia
Personal
Place of birthWarner Robins
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
David Knight is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 130. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Knight's professional experience includes working as a certified public accountant.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Small Business Development, Chair
Banks and Banking
Game, Fish, and Parks
Higher Education
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

David Knight endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Knight ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 130. Knight ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 130, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Knight Incumbent 100% 13,620
Total Votes 13,620

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Knight ran for re-election to the 126th District seat in 2010. No one ran against Knight in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 126 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Knight (R) 8,579 100.0%

He defeated Bill Mauldin in the July 20 primary by a margin of 2,938-853.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 126 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png David Knight 2,938 77.5%
Bill Mauldin 853 22.5%

2008

In 2008 David Knight was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 126. Knight (R) finished with 9,632 votes while his opponent Bill Mauldin (D) finished with 7,649 votes.[6] Knight raised $67,725 for his campaign fund.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives District 126
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Knight (R) 9,632
Bill Mauldin (D) 7,649

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Knight is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Knight raised a total of $545,027 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 27, 2013.[8]

David Knight's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 130 Won $103,330
2010 Georgia State House, District 126 Won $108,225
2008 Georgia State House, District 126 Won $67,725
2006 Georgia State House, District 126 Won $157,122
2004 Georgia State House, District 126 Won $108,625
Grand Total Raised $545,027

2012

Knight won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Knight raised a total of $103,330.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Knight's campaign in 2012
United Bank-Zebulon Division$4,100
Fleetwood, Thomas$3,300
Georgia Apartment Association$3,000
Ranew, Lester$2,500
Select Management Resources$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$103,330
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Knight collected $108,225 in campaign contributions.[9] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to David Knight's campaign in 2010
Ranews Truck & Equipment Co LLC$4,800
Izard Jr, John$3,750
Philip Morris$3,650
Caterpillar$3,000
Cain, Ronnie$3,000
Total Raised in 2010 $108,225

2008

In 2008, Knight collected $67,725 in campaign contributions.[10] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Bankers Association $2,500
Scott Renfroe $2,300
Middle Georgia Water Systems Inc. $2,300
Ranews Truck & Equipment Co. LLC $2,300
Georgia Republican Party $2,300

Personal

Knightis a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, American Red Cross, First Baptist Church of Griffin, Georgia Society of Certified Public Accountants, Griffin Rotary, and Towaliga Chapter of Quail Unlimited.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Debbie Buckner (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 130
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 126
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Gloria Frazier (D)