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Rep. Kimberly Alexander (HD 66)

 

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Kimberly A. Alexander (D-Douglasville)

District 66 (Douglas & Paulding counties)

 

Kimberly Alexander

Kimberly Alexander

Kimberly Alexander has raised a modest $44,000 for her four legislative races. Her top donors represent standard Democratic interests — trial lawyers, educators and unions.

Legislative website

Campaign website

Voting record

Born: 1961

Political career

  • Ran for the House in 2010, losing 58-42% to Rep. Bill Hembree
  • Won a House seat in 2012, 52-48%, over Republican candidate Bob Snelling.
  • Re-elected in 2014, defeating Snelling again, 53-47%.
  • Re-elected 59-41% in 2016 over Republican candidate Bruce Emory.

Committee assignments

  • Banking (2017 – )
  • Code Revision (2013 – present)
  • Intragovernmental Coordination (2013 – present)
  • Motor Vehicles (2015 – present)
  • Reapportionment (2013 – present)

Employment

  • Internal auditor, Robert Half Finance and Accounting.

Business ownership interests

  • None disclosed.

Other fiduciary positions

  • None disclosed.

Real estate holdings

  • Personal residence in Douglasville valued at $75,000.

Other investments

  • None disclosed.

Payments from state agencies

  • None disclosed.

Campaign contributions

Alexander has raised more than $44,000 in political donations. The breakdown by election cycle:

  • 2010: $1,371
  • 2011-12: $5,516
  • 2013-14: $21,035
  • 2015-16: $17,812
  • Reported cash on hand (Oct. 2016): $18,906

Top donors

  • $4,910 Rep. Carolyn Hugley & other Democratic lawmakers
  • $7,50o Georgia Trial Lawyers Association & leadership
  • $2,500 Georgia Association of Educators
  • $2,000 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • $1,500 Lloyd Hoffspiegel, Atlanta, Ga., attorney
  • $1,300 Hiram Center for Family Dentistry
  • $1,250 Planned Parenthood of Georgia

Campaign-to-campaign donations

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. Alexander’s campaign made these donations:

  •  2016: $150
Lobbyist freebies

Since 2013, lobbyists have reported paying more than $1,000 for meals and other gifts for Alexander. The big spender:
  • $131 Georgia Power Co.

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: $1,176 (6 days)
  • 2014: $805 (4 days)
  • 2015: $2,530 (13 days)

 Updated Jan. 15, 2017

 

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