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Sheila Jones
Sheila Jones.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 53
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionBusinesswoman
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Sheila Jones is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 53. She was first elected to the chamber in 2004.

Biography

Jones' professional experience includes owning a business, and working for Lockheed-Martin.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations
Health and Human Services
Juvenile Justice
Transportation

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014, with runoff elections taking place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent Sheila Jones was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3]

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 53. Jones defeated Jason Esteves and Robert Patillo in the Democratic primary on July 31, 2012. No candidates filed to run in the Republican primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6] Jones ran unopposed in the general election.[7]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSheila Jones Incumbent 100% 18,384
Total Votes 18,384


Georgia House of Representatives District 53 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSheila Jones 64.8% 3,562
Jason Esteves 29.5% 1,624
Robert Patillo 5.7% 312
Total Votes 5,498

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jones ran for re-election to the 44th District seat in 2010. No one filed to run against Jones in the general election. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 44 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sheila Jones (D) 10,528 100.0%

She defeated Steven Lee in the July 20 primary by a margin of 2,633-558.[9]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 44 - Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Sheila Jones 2,633 82.5%
Steven Lee 558 17.5%

2008

In 2008 Jones was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 44. Jones (D) finished with 14,993 votes while her opponent Steve Hedden (R) finished with 5,696 votes.[10] Jones raised $8,229 for her campaign fund.[11]

Georgia House of Representatives District 44
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sheila Jones (D) 14,993
Steve Hedden (R) 5,696

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jones is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Jones raised a total of $176,466 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 26, 2013.[12]

Sheila Jones's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 53 Won $36,025
2010 Georgia State House, District 44 Won $24,651
2008 Georgia State House, District 44 Won $8,229
2006 Georgia State House, District 44 Won $42,587
2004 Georgia State House, District 44 Won $49,946
2002 Georgia State House, District 44 Defeated $15,028
Grand Total Raised $176,466

2012

Jones won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $36,025.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sheila Jones's campaign in 2012
Planned Parenthood of Georgia$2,500
American Federation for Children$2,500
Studentsfirst$2,000
Jones, Sheila D$2,000
Georgia Optometric Association$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$36,025
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Jones won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $24,651.

2008

Jones won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $8,229.

2006

Jones won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $42,587.

2004

Jones won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $49,946.

2002

Jones lost the election for the Georgia House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Jones raised a total of $15,028.

Personal

Jones is a member of the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia Board, AFL-CIO, Disabled American Veterans Commanders Club, International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, National Council of Negro Women, and National Member with the Stonewall Democrats Voter.[13]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Elly Dobbs (D)
Georgia House of Representatives District 53
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 44
2005–2013
Succeeded by
Don L. Parsons (R)