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Scott Holcomb
Scott Holcomb.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 81
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Connecticut
J.D.West Virginia University
Military service
Service/branchAir National Guard, Bosnia, Afghanistan, Iraq,
Years of service1998-2004
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Scott Holcomb is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 81. He represented the district, then-District 82, since 2011.

Holcomb teachers part time at Georgia Tech's Sam Nunn School of International Affairs. He served six years as a captain in the U.S. Army's Judge Advocate General (JAG) Corps and six years in the Air National Guard; while on active duty, he was deployed to Bosnia and Iraq. Holcomb is on the Board of Directors of HOPE Atlanta, an organization dedicated to preventing homelessness, and is a member of the Georgia state bar's Military Legal Assistance Program Committee.

He holds a B.A. from the University of Connecticut and a J.D. from West Virginia University. He and his wife, Kathleen, have one son.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Defense and Veterans Affairs
Higher Education
Juvenile Justice
Public Safety and Homeland Security

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Georgia, 2014

On May 1, 2013 Holcomb announced he is considering running for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat in 2014.[1]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Holcomb ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 81. Holcomb ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. ref name="SOS">Georgia Secretary of State Elections Division "Candidate List" Accessed May 29, 2012</ref> Holcomb ran unopposed in the general election.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 81, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Holcomb Incumbent 56.1% 8,725
     Republican Chris Boedeker 43.9% 6,837
Total Votes 15,562

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holcomb had no opposition in the primary and faced no opponents in the November 2 general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 82 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Scott Holcomb (D) 9,687 100.0%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Holcomb was up for re-election, he collected $25,587 in donations.[4]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Curling, Donna Adams $4,800
Ross, Marc $1,500
Electrical Workers $1,000
Cannon, Christian $1,000

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Personal

Holcomb and his wife Kathleen have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elena Parent (D)
Georgia House District 81
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Kevin Levitas
Georgia House District 82
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Mary Margaret Oliver (D)