HD 40 candidate Erick Allen
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Erick Eugene Allen (D-Atlanta)
District 40 (Cobb & Fulton counties)
Erick Allen, a former administrator at the state Department of Behavioral Health, has raised more than $62,000 for two legislative races. His top donors include two unions — the Teamsters and the Electrical Workers — as well as current and former Democratic elected officials.
- Ran for the House in 2014, losing 60-40% to Rep. Rich Golick.
- Faces Rich Golick again in the 2016 general election.
- Director, Reed Elsevier.
- Former division director, Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Development Disabilities (until 2014).
Business ownership interests
- CEO, Level4 Performance Inc. (dissolved February 2016).
Other fiduciary positions
- Former board member, Technology Association of Georgia.
Real estate holdings
- UNDISCLOSED Personal residence in Smyrna valued at $389,000,
- None disclosed.
Payments from state agencies
- None disclosed.
Allen has raised more than $62,000 in political donations. The breakdown by election cycle:
- 2014: $35,641
- 2015-16: $24,584
- Reported cash on hand (Oct. 2016): $5,914
- $1,400 Rep. David Wilkerson & other Democratic lawmakers
- $5,600 International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
- $4,000 Nirbhay Singh, Raleigh, N.C., consultant/adjunct professor
- $2,500 International Brotherhood of Teamsters
- $2,100 Ken Jacobsen, St. Simons Island, Ga., consultant
- $1,500 former Gov. Roy Barnes
- $1,500 Lurline Hall, Hartsdale, N.Y., nurse North Central Bronx Hospital
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. Allen’s campaign has made no such donations.
Posted Oct. 25, 2016