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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.

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    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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