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2022 Elections

Follow the Money: Sen Blake Tillery [July 2022]

Sen. Blake Tillery recently filed his campaign finance disclosure for the last six months. 


What Money Am I Following?

Georgia lawmakers are required to file campaign finance reports to disclose how much money they collected and spent from their campaign accounts.


  • All contributions and expenditures greater than $100 must be itemized
  • Aggregate totals of all contributions and expenditures of $100 or less must be reported
  • During an election year, elected officials and candidates must file six times
  • During a non-election year, reports must be filed twice
  • A maximum of $3,000 for an election cycle is permitted from each donor
  • An additional $1,600 may be donated for a run-off election
  • Lawmakers are not permitted to collect donations during the legislative session

Senate District: 19
Counties: Appling, Jeff Davis, Long, Montgomery, Tattnall (pt), Telfair, Toombs, Treutlen, Wayne, Wheeler (view the district map)
First Elected: 2016
Next Election: November 2022
Committees: Appropriations (Chairman), Government Oversight, State Institutions & Property, Judiciary, Reapportionment & Redistricting
Contact: or (404) 656-5038


Most Recent Campaign Finance Filing by Sen. Blake Tillery

Period: Feb 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022
Total Raised: $6,350
Total Spent: $30,856.83
Loans: $0


Contributions of less than $100 are not included in the list.
From Individuals:

  • Andy Robinson – $250
  • Hugh Sosebee Jr – $1,000

From Other Candidates/Elected Officials

Jesse Stone Superior Court Judge$3,000
Tommy J Smith$1,000
Billy Hickman for State Senate$1,000
Committee to Elect Jason Anivatarte$1,000
Max Burns for State Senate$1,000
Clint Dixon for State Senate$1,000
Hatchett for Georgia$1,000
Friends of Russ Goodman $1,000
Kay for Senate$2,000
Strickland for Georgia$2,000

From PACs:

ACEC Georgia PAC$1,000
Georgia Association of Realtors PAC$1,600
Georgia’s Rural Telephone & Broadband PAC$1,000
Georgia Oilmen’s Association$1,000

From Businesses

Truvista Communications$500

To Other Candidates

Friends of Clay Pirkle$1,000
  • $590 to charities
  • $8,896 to campaign consultant 
  • $296 to newspapers
  • $2,400 – John Eunice for apartment rent
  • $400 – Georgia Republican Party qualifying fee
  • $500 – East Georgia Fellowship of Christian Athletes
  • $257 – Vidalia Chamber of Commerce
  • $250 – Exchange Club of Wayne County

Jessica Szilagyi
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Jessica Szilagyi is Publisher of The Georgia Virtue. She focuses primarily on state and local politics as well as issues in law enforcement. She has a background in Political Science with a focus in local government and has a Master of Public Administration from the University of Georgia. Jessica is a "Like It Or Not" contributor for Fox5 in Atlanta, a commentator on the 'Let Me Tell You Why You're Wrong Podcast,' and she has two blogs of her own: The Perspicacious Conservative and "Hair Blowers to Lawn Mowers." Sign up for her weekly newsletter:

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