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Valerie Clark

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Valerie Clark
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Georgia House of Representatives District 101
Incumbent
In office
January 11, 2011 - Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
Master'sUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Ph.D.University of Georgia
Personal
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Valerie Clark is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 101. She has represented the district, previously District 104, since 2011.

Clark is a retired education; she taught in Gwinnett County before serving as principal for Duluth and Shiloh Middle Schools and Central Gwinnett High School. She earned a bachelor's degree from SUNY Plattsburgh, an MEd from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a PhD from the University of Georgia. Clark and her husband, Bob, have two children.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Intragovernmental Coordination, Vice Chair
Appropriations
Education
Health and Human Services
Human Relations and Aging

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Valerie Clark endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clark ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 101. Clark ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. Timothy Swiney ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 6, 2012. [2] Clark defeated Timothy Swiney in the general election.[3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 101, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngValerie Clark Incumbent 56.3% 10,492
     Democratic Timothy Swiney 43.7% 8,156
Total Votes 18,648

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clark defeated incumbent Lee Thompson (D) in the November 2 general election.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 104 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Valerie Clark (R) 7,344 53.9%
Lee Thompson (D) 6,269 46.1%

Clark defeated Timothy Swiney and Gary Webb in the July 20 primary.[5]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 104 - Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Valerie Clark 1,890 57.0%
Timothy Swiney 876 26.4%
Gary H. Webb 550 16.6%

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, a year in which Clark was up for re-election, he collected $38,325 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Williams, Roger $2,000
Clark, Valerie M $2,000
CMTE To Elect Tom Rice $1,500
Gwinnett County Association Of Educators $1,500

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Personal

Clark and her husband Bob have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Buzz Brockway (R)
Georgia House District 101
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Lee Thompson
Georgia House District 104
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Donna Sheldon (R)