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Rep-elect. Samuel Park (HD 101)

 

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Samuel Lauderdale Park (D-Lawrenceville)

 

District 101 (Gwinnett County)

Samuel Park

Samuel Park

Samuel Park has raised a respectable $44,000 for his 2016 House race, thanks in part to his involvement in Democratic activities in recent years. He’s also drawn a good bit support from Gwinnett County’s Korean-American community. 

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Campaign website

Political career

  • Former intern, Georgia House and Senate Democratic caucuses.
  • Elected to the House in 2016, 51-49%, unseating Rep. Valerie Clark in the general election.

Committees

  • Industry and Labor (2017 – )
  • Intragovernmental Coordination (2017 – )
  • Small Business Development (2017 – )

Employment

  • Litigation attorney, The Semrad Firm LLC, consumer bankruptcy.

Business ownership interests

  • None disclosed.

Other fiduciary positions

  • None disclosed.

Real estate holdings

  • None disclosed.

Other investments

  • None disclosed.

Payments from state agencies

  • None disclosed.

Campaign contributions

Park has raised more than $44,000 in political donations and put $5,000 of personal funds into th campaign.

  • Reported cash on hand (Oct. 2016): $7,164

Top donors

  • $2,600 Tim Gill, Denver, Colo., CTO JStar LLC
  • $2,600 Red Clay Democrats PAC
  • $2,500 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • $2,000 In Soo & Moon Sam Lee, Suwanee, Ga., retired
  • $1,800 Baik Kyu Kim, Duluth, Ga., chairman Korean Grocer Association
  • $1,600 Kyle Williams & Eric Teusink, attorneys Williams Teusink LLC

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. Park’s campaign has made no such donations.

 Updated Nov. 9, 2016

 

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