George Hooks

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George Hooks
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Georgia State Senate District 14
Former Member
In office
1991 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives
1980 - 1990
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University (1970)
Personal
BirthdayMay 9, 1945
Place of birthAmericus, Georgia
ProfessionPresident, The Hooks Agency Inc.
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George Hooks (b. May 9, 1945) is a former Democratic member of the Georgia State Senate, representing District 14 from 1991 to 2013.

Hooks served in the Georgia State House of Representatives from 1980 to 1990. During this time he was also Assistant Administration Floor Leader for Former Governor Joe Frank Harris.

Hooks has worked in Insurance and Real Estate. He has been a Deacon/Sunday School Teacher for the First Baptist Church of America. From 1973 to 1977 he was Regional Vice President for the Alliance of American Insurers. He has worked as President of The Hooks Agency, Incorporated since 1977.

Hooks earned his B.A. from Auburn University in 1970. He went on to receive his LLD from Mercer University in 2000.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2012

Hooks will not seek re-election in 2012.[1]

2010

See also: Georgia State Senate elections, 2010

Hooks won re-election to the 14th District seat in 2010. Hooks was unopposed for the November 2, 2010 election.[2]

Georgia State Senate, District 14
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png George Hooks (D) 30,587 100.0%

2008

On November 4, 2008, Hooks won re-election to the Georgia Senate from Georgia's 14th Senate district. Hooks ran unopposed in the general election, and he received 46,500 votes.[3] Hooks raised $28,275 for his campaign.[4]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Hooks received $37,313 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[5]

Georgia State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Hooks's campaign in 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Georgia$2,000
Independent Insurance Agents Of Georgia$2,000
Eli Lilly & Co$1,500
Mag Mutual Insurance$1,000
Millercoors$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $37,313

2008

In 2008, Hooks collected $28,275 in campaign contributions.[6] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia $2,000
Georgia Alliance of Community Hospitals $2,000
Check into Cash $1,000
Bank of America $1,000
Millercoors $1,000

2006

In 2006 Hooks collected $47,113 in campaign contributions. [7] His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Philip Morris $2,000
Independent Insurance Agents of Georgia $1,500
Weyerhaeuser Co $1,000
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $1,000
Georgia Nursing Home Association $1,000

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Personal

Hooks is widowed and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia State Senate - District 14
1991–2013
Succeeded by
Barry Loudermilk (R)