Stephanie Benfield

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Stephanie Benfield
Stephanie Stuckey Benfield.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 85
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 1999 - Present
Term ends
January 14, 2013
Years in position 15
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Caucus Secretary, Georgia State House of Representatives
2011-present
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Georgia, 1989
J.D.University of Georgia School of Law, 1992
Personal
BirthdayDecember 25, 1965
Place of birthEastman, GA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

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%

2008

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

2010

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

Georgia House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Stephanie Benfield's campaign in 2010
Workplace Injury Network$2,650
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association$2,500
Georgia Association Of Educators$1,500
Georgia Society Of Anesthesiologists$1,100
Driving Educators Of Georgia$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $49,698

2008

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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 85
1999–present
Succeeded by
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