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}}{{tnr}}'''John Barge''' is the [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools|State Superintendent of Schools]] in [[Georgia]].<ref name="bio"/>
 
}}{{tnr}}'''John Barge''' is the [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools|State Superintendent of Schools]] in [[Georgia]].<ref name="bio"/>
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Barge {{2014isrunning}} for [[Governor of Georgia]] in [[Georgia gubernatorial election, 2014|2014]]. He {{2014isseeking}} the [[Republican]] nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. {{Nov2014genelection}}
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Barge came into the office of state superintendent with over 20 years experience in education. During that time he served as a high school English teacher, middle school Spanish teacher, assistant principal, and principal. He was also the State Director of Career, Technical and Agriculture Education for the Georgia Department of Education.<ref name="bio">[http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Pages/superintendent.aspx ''Georgia Department of Education,'' "Dr. John D. Barge, State School Superintendent​​," accessed March 21, 2013]</ref>
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Barge came into the office of state superintendent with over 20 years experience in education. During that time he served as a high school English teacher, middle school Spanish teacher, assistant principal, and principal. He was also the State Director of Career, Technical and Agriculture Education for the Georgia Department of Education.<ref name="bio">[http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Pages/superintendent.aspx ''Georgia Department of Education,'' "Dr. John D. Barge, State School Superintendent​​," accessed March 21, 2013]</ref><
  
=== Education===
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===Education===
*PhD, University of Georgia
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*BA in Communications/Public Relations - Berry College (1988)
*MA, State University of West Georgia
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*MA - State University of West Georgia
*BA, Communications/Public Relations, Berry College, 1988
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*PhD - University of Georgia
  
== Political career==
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==Political career==
 
===Georgia Superintendent of Schools (2011-present)===
 
===Georgia Superintendent of Schools (2011-present)===
 
Barge has served as [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools]] since 2011.
 
Barge has served as [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools]] since 2011.
  
 
==Elections==
 
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===2014===
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:: ''See also: [[Georgia gubernatorial election, 2014]]''
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Barge is eligible for re-election to his current post of [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools|state superintendent]] in [[Georgia state executive official elections, 2014|2014]], but he has has opted to run for [[Governor of Georgia]] instead. He {{2014isseeking}} the [[Republican]] nomination in the primary on  [[Georgia gubernatorial election, 2014|May 20, 2014]]. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
Barge won election as [[ Georgia State Superintendent of Schools]] on November 2, 2010.<ref> [http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/election_results/2010_1102/00260.htm ''Georgia Secretary of State,'' "Official Results of the Tuesday, November 02, 2010 General Election," accessed March 26, 2013] </ref>
 
Barge won election as [[ Georgia State Superintendent of Schools]] on November 2, 2010.<ref> [http://sos.georgia.gov/elections/election_results/2010_1102/00260.htm ''Georgia Secretary of State,'' "Official Results of the Tuesday, November 02, 2010 General Election," accessed March 26, 2013] </ref>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://johnbarge.com/ John Barge for Governor 2014 Official Campaign Website]
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:''[http://www.facebook.com/BargeforGovernor/ Campaign Facebook]''<br>
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*[http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Pages/superintendent.aspx Georgia Department of Education - Superintendent Barge]
 
*[http://www.doe.k12.ga.us/Pages/superintendent.aspx Georgia Department of Education - Superintendent Barge]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/122209/john-barge#.UUtrUFf75DA Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/122209/john-barge#.UUtrUFf75DA Project Vote Smart biographical profile]
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Revision as of 09:35, 4 September 2013

John Barge
John Barge.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Governor of Georgia
Date of primaryMay 20, 2014
Current office
Georgia State Superintendent of Schools
In office
January 10, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$123,270
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Campaign $$145,797
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolCampbell High School (1984)
Bachelor'sBerry College (1988)
Master'sState University of West Georgia
Ph.D.University of Georgia
Personal
Place of birthCobb County, Georgia
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
John Barge is the State Superintendent of Schools in Georgia.[1]

Barge is running for Governor of Georgia in 2014. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Biography

Barge came into the office of state superintendent with over 20 years experience in education. During that time he served as a high school English teacher, middle school Spanish teacher, assistant principal, and principal. He was also the State Director of Career, Technical and Agriculture Education for the Georgia Department of Education.[1]<

Education

  • BA in Communications/Public Relations - Berry College (1988)
  • MA - State University of West Georgia
  • PhD - University of Georgia

Political career

Georgia Superintendent of Schools (2011-present)

Barge has served as Georgia State Superintendent of Schools since 2011.

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia gubernatorial election, 2014

Barge is eligible for re-election to his current post of state superintendent in 2014, but he has has opted to run for Governor of Georgia instead. He is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on May 20, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2010

Barge won election as Georgia State Superintendent of Schools on November 2, 2010.[2]

Georgia State School Superintendent, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Barge 53.5% 1,366,355
     Democratic Joe Martin 41.6% 1,061,124
     Libertarian Kira Griffiths Willis 4.9% 124,547
     Write-In Howard Miller 0% 88
Total Votes 2,552,114
Election Results Via: Georgia Secretary of State

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Barge is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Barge raised a total of $145,797 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 8, 2013.[3]

John Barge's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia Superintendent of Public Instruction Not up for election $28,254
2010 Georgia Superintendent of Public Instruction Won $117,543
Grand Total Raised $145,797

2010

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