|U.S. House, Georgia, District 9|
Jody Cooley was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 9th Congressional District of Georgia. Cooley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. He lost to Doug Collins in the general election.
Cooley is a partner in the Gainesville law firm Hulsey, Oliver & Mahar, and has practiced business and corporate law in Gainesville for 25 years.
Cooley ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Georgia's 9th District. Cooley won the nomination on the Democratic ticket.  Candidates wishing to run were required to file by the signature filing deadline of May 25, 2012. The primary elections were held on July 31, 2012. Cooley ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He was defeated by Doug Collins (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Georgia District 9 General Election, 2012|
|Source: Georgia Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Georgia, District 9, 2012 - Jody Cooley Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$765,887|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$659,339|
|Top contributors to Jody Cooley's campaign committee|
|Blair C Diaz, Cpa PC||$3,788|
|Democratic Party of Georgia||$3,200|
|Butler, Wooten & Fryhofer||$3,000|
|Barnes Law Group||$2,000|
|Bondurant, Mixson & Elmore||$1,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
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Cooley has been married for 25 years to Lora who is a Pre-school Special Education teacher in the Hall County School System. Cooley has two college age daughters: a Junior at Georgia Tech, a Freshman at University of Georgia.