Rep. Bruce Broadrick (HD 4)
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Bruce Lambert Broadrick Sr. (R-Dalton)
District 4 (Whitfield County)
A past president of the Georgia Pharmacy Association, Broadrick has drawn most of his financial support from other pharmacists. His personal financial disclosure for 2011 omitted partial ownership of a Dalton condominium and a fiduciary role in a pharmacist organization that he said has never been active.
- Elected to the House in 2012, winning a three-candidate primary race without a runoff.
- Re-elected in 2014 without opposition.
- Won his 2016 Republican primary, 54-46%.
- Appropriations (2015 – present)
- Game, Fish & Parks (2015 – present)
- Health & Human Services (2013 – present)
- Industry and Labor (2013 – present)
- Intragovernmental Coordination (2013 – present)
- Pharmacist, Walgreens.
Business ownership interests
- President, Frank’s Pharmacy Inc., inactive since 2009 sale to Walgreens.
Other fiduciary positions
- Member, Whitfield County Board of Health.
- Board member, Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership.
- Past president, Georgia Pharmacy Association, 1995-97.
- UNDISCLOSED: CEO, Carpet Area Pharmacy Services Inc., a pharmacy services administrative organization that Broadrick said has never been active.
Real estate holdings
- Commercial retail building in Dalton valued at $440,000
- Personal residence in Dalton valued at $159,000
- PREVIOUSLY UNDISCLOSED: Condominium unit in Dalton, purchased March 2011, valued at $100,000.
- Ten percent interest in 70-acre tract of timberland in Floyd Co. valued at $85,000
- Amerisource Bergen Corp.
- GlaxoSmithKline PLC
- Home Depot
- PepsiCo Inc.
- Perrigo PLC
- Southern Co.
Payments from state agencies
- The Department of Community Health paid Frank’s Pharmacy $15,727 in fiscal year 2010, before Broadrick ran for office.
- The Department of Human Resources paid Frank’s $5,706 in FY2009.
Donors have given more than $99,000 to Broadrick’s campaign since 2012. He also loaned the campaign $9,000 in 2012. The breakdown by election cycle:
- 2012: $36,995
- 2013-14: $15,127
- 2015-16: $53,500
- Reported cash on hand (April 2016): $7,328
- $31,150 House Speaker David Ralston & other Republican lawmakers
- $12,427 Georgia Pharmacy Association & lobbyist Andy Freeman
- $8,225 individual pharmacists & pharmacies
- $3,500 Georgia Trial Lawyers Association
- $3,000 American Pharmacy Cooperative, Bessemer, Ala.
- $2,500 Dorothy S. Boring, property management
- $2,500 Walgreens
- $2,150 Georgia Dental Association
- $2,000 BB&T of Georgia
- $2,000 National Association of Chain Drug Stores
- $2,750 Georgia Optometric Association
- $1,500 National Community Pharmacists Association
- $2,500 United Health Services of Georgia
- $1,500 Workplace Injury Network
Candidates may give campaign funds to other candidates, a practice that some say provides a legal means to circumvent contribution limits. A 2003 bill to ban such transfers altogether passed in the Senate but died in the House. Broadrick’s campaign made these donations:
- 2014: $8,050
Lobbyists have reported paying more than $1,900 for meals and other gifts for Broadrick. The big spender: Georgia Association of Manufacturers ($319).
- 2012: $147
- 2013: $242
- 2014: $440
- 2015: $824
- 2016: $275
Committee days & travel expenses
When out of session, legislators may collect $173 per day plus mileage for committee meetings or other official business. Those living within 50 miles of the Capitol are taxed on these payments, originally intended to cover out-of-town members’ food and lodging.
- 2013: $1,702 (7 days)
- 2014: $1,969 (8 days)
- 2015: $4,376 (18 days)
Posted April 12, 2013; updated May 18, 2016