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Stephanie Benfield
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 85
In office
January 11, 1999 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 16
Minority Caucus Secretary, Georgia State House of Representatives
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1998
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia, 1989
J.D.University of Georgia School of Law, 1992
Date of birthDecember 25, 1965
Place of birthEastman, GA
Office website
Personal website
Stephanie Benfield is a Democratic member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing the 85th District since 1999.

Benfield was a Partner with the Law Offices of Stuckey and Manheimer Limited Liability Corporation from 1998-2002, Sole Practitioner with the Law Offices of Stephanie Stuckey from 1996-1999, Staff Attorney in the Fulton County Public Defender's Office from 1994-1996, and a Staff Attorney with the Prisoner Legal Counseling Project from 1992-1994.

She is a member of the Dekalb Council for the Arts Board, Vice-President of the Jeannette Rankin Foundation, President of the Athens League of the Atlanta Bar Association, and the Epworth United Methodist Church.[1]

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Benfield has been appointed to the following committees:


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



See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Benfield ran for re-election to the 85th District seat in 2010. She had no opposition in the July 20 primary. Benfield defeated Kenneth Quarterman (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 85 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Stephanie Stuckey Benfield (D) 11,971 87.1%
Kenneth Brett Quarterman (R) 1,766 12.9%


In 2008 Benfield was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 85. Benfield (D) finished with 17,605 votes while his opponent Kenneth Quarterman (R) finished with 2,269 votes.[3] Benfield raised $33,566 for his campaign fund.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives District 85
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Stephanie Benfield (D) 17,605
Kenneth Quarterman (R) 2,269

Campaign donors


In 2010, Benfield collected $49,698 in campaign contributions.[5] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


In 2008, Benfield collected $33,566 in campaign contributions.[6] The four largest contributors to her campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Workplace Injury Network $2,800
Democratic Women of Georgia $2,300
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association $1,300
Georgia Hospital Association $1,000

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