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Willie Talton
Willie Talton.jpg
Georgia House of Representatives District 147
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'sFort Valley State University
Associate'sMiddle Georgia College, 1974
Personal
ProfessionInterim Chief of Police, Centerville Police Department
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Willie Talton is a Republican member of the Georgia House of Representatives, representing District 147. Talton represented the district, previosuly the 145th District, since 2005.

Talton is the Interim Chief of Police of the Centerville Police Department, and previously served as Chief Deputy Sheriff in the City of Warner Robbins.

He is a member of the Board of Private Detectives, CB and T Bank, Flint Electric Corporation Board of Directors, Robin's Museum of Aviation Board, Rotary Club, Security Guards for the State of Georgia, and the Young Men's Christian Association Board.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Georgia Committee Assignments, 2013
Special Rules, Chair
Banks and Banking
Education
Juvenile Justice
Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment
Public Safety and Homeland Security
Ways and Means

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2012

Talton ran in the 2012 election for Georgia House of Representatives District 147. Talton ran unopposed in the Republican primary on July 31, 2012. He was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 147, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWillie Talton Incumbent 100% 15,355
Total Votes 15,355

2010

See also: Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010

Talton ran for re-election to the 145th District seat in 2010. He did not have any opposition in the July 20 primary. Talton defeated Fenika Miller (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4]

Georgia House of Representatives, District 145 (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent


Green check mark transparent.png Willie Talton (R) 5,560 57.5%
Fenika Miller (D) 4,105 42.5%

2008

In 2008 Talton was re-elected to the Georgia House of Representatives District 145. Talton (R) ran unopposed and finished with 11,379 votes.[5] Talton raised $13,921 for his campaign fund.[6]

Georgia House of Representatives District 145
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Willie Talton (R) 11,739

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Talton collected $39,400 in campaign contributions.[7] The largest contributors to the campaign were as follows:


2008

In 2008, Talton collected $13,921 in campaign contributions.[8] The six largest contributors to his campaign were as follows:

Donor Amount
Georgia Association of Realtors $2,000
UPS $1,500
Home Builders Association of Georgia $1,000
Mo Thrash - Govt. Affairs $1,000
Boeing Company $1,000
Georgia Medical Association $1,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Buddy Harden (R)
Georgia House of Representatives District 147
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Georgia House of Representatives District 145
2005–2013
Succeeded by
E. Culver Kidd (I)