John Yates

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John Yates
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Georgia House of Representatives District 73
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 1993 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 21
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1992
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sGeorgia State University, 1959
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army, World War II
Years of service1942-1945
Personal
BirthdayNovember 24, 1921
Place of birthGriffin, GA
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Yates is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 73rd District since 1993.

Yates is retired. He worked as a Distribution Manager, Parts Depot at the Ford Motor Company from 1947-1981, and was a Second Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1942-1945.

He is a member of the Gordon College Foundation, Griffin Chamber of Commerce, and Voice of the Veterans.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Defense and Veterans Affairs, Chair
Appropriations
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
Motor Vehicles

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yates ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 73. Yates ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [2] Yates ran unopposed in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Yates Incumbent 100% 18,963
Total Votes 18,963

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Yates ran for re-election to the 73rd District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the July 20 primary. Yates defeated Rose Carroll (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 73 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png John Yates (R) 14,363 70.0%
Rose Carroll (D) 6,169 30.0%

2008

In 2008 Yates was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 73. Yates (R) ran unopposed and finished with 23,177 votes.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives District 73
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Yates (R) 23,177

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Yates collected $15,650 in campaign contributions.[6] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Yates's campaign in 2010
Friends Of Jan Jones$1,000
Georgia Association Of Realtors$1,000
Associated General Contractors Of Georgia$1,000
Ralston For Representative$1,000
Georgia Dental Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $15,650

2008

In 2008, Yates collected $34,899 in campaign contributions.[7] The five largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Sharon Cooper for State House $2,300
Eric Johnson for Senate $2,300
Mitch Seabaugh $2,300
Committee to Elect Glenn Richardson $2,000
Friends of Jerry Keen $2,000

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