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Tom Dickson
Tom Dickson.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 6
Incumbent
In office
January 10, 2005 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$17,342/year
Per diem$173/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMaryville College
Master'sUniversity of Tennessee-Chattanooga
OtherEdS, State University of West Georgia
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 22, 1945
Place of birthParadise, PA
ProfessionRetired Educator
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tom Dickson is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 6. He was first elected to the chamber in 2004..

Dickson served as School Superintendent of Whitfield County Schools from 1998 to 2003, and as School System Administrator from 1976 to 1998.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Appropriations, Subcommittee Chair
Economic Development and Tourism
Education
Regulated Industries

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Georgia House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014; a runoff election will take place where necessary on July 22, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 7, 2014. Incumbent T.S. "Tom" Dickson defeated Sarah I. Fields in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 6 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTom Dickson Incumbent 58.7% 1,975
Sarah I. Fields 41.3% 1,387
Total Votes 3,362

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Dickson ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 6. Dickson ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[3] Dickson won in the general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTom Dickson Incumbent 100% 12,341
Total Votes 12,341

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Dickson ran for re-election to the 6th District seat in 2010. He defeated Tommy Patterson (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 6 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Dickson (R) 7,120 77.4%
Tommy Patterson (D) 2,081 22.6%

He defeated Mike Cowan in the July 20 primary.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 6 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Dickson 1,828 51.2%
Mike Cowan 1,745 48.8%

2008

In 2008 Dickson was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 6. Dickson (R) ran unopposed and finished with 13,292 votes.[7] Dickson raised $13,550 for his campaign fund.[8]

Georgia House of Representatives District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Dickson (R) 13,292

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Dickson is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Dickson raised a total of $107,852 during that time period. This information was last updated on August 22, 2013.[9]

Tom Dickson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Georgia State House, District 6 Won $25,550
2010 Georgia State House, District 6 Won $50,902
2008 Georgia State House, District 6 Won $13,550
2006 Georgia State House, District 6 Won $7,125
2004 Georgia State House, District 6 Won $10,725
Grand Total Raised $107,852

2012

Dickson won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Dickson raised a total of $25,550.
Georgia House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Dickson's campaign in 2012
Georgia Association of Educators$2,500
Georgia Beer Wholesalers Association$2,000
Georgia Credit Union League$1,500
Anheuser-Busch$1,500
Associated General Contractors of Georgia$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$25,550
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Dickson won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Dickson raised a total of $50,902.

2008

Dickson won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Dickson raised a total of $13,550.

2006

Dickson won re-election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Dickson raised a total of $7,125.

2004

Dickson won election to the Georgia House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Dickson raised a total of $10,725.

Personal

Dickson is a member of the Dalton Rotary Club, Georgia Federal Credit Union Board of Directors, Georgia Project Board of Directors, Georgia School Superintendent's Association, Northwest Georgia United Way Board of Directors, and the Whitfield County Board of Health.[10]

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