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2022 Elections

Follow the Money: Sen. Max Burns [July 2022]

Sen Max Burns 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: 23
Counties: Screven, Jenkins, Burke, Johnson, Jefferson, Glascock, McDuffie, Warren (parts of Emanuel, Richmond) (View the district map)
First Elected: 2020
Next Election: November 2022
Committees: Ethics (Chairman), Agriculture & Consumer Affairs, Higher Education, Special Judiciary
Contact: or  (404) 656-7586


Most Recent Campaign Finance Filing by Sen. Max Burns

Period: Feb 1, 2022 – June 30, 2022
Total Raised: $7,000 and $85.39 in-kind
Total Spent: $34,201.83
Loans: $0


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

From Individuals:

D. Wright McLeod – $1,000

From Other Candidates/Elected Officials

Friends of Blake Tillery$1,000

From PACs:

ConnectSouth for a Better GA PAC$85.39 (in-kind)
SFA PAC Inc.$500
GMHA – Georgia Manufactured Housing Assn PAC$250
Community Bank Employees for Better Gov’t PAC$250
Committee for Affordable Workforce Housing PAC$500
Georgia Association of Realtors PAC$2,200
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders, LLP PAC$250

From Businesses

RAI Services Company (Winston-Salem, NC)$1,000

To Self

  • Via a donation to Advantage Georgia, Inc. (for which Max Burns is the registered agent) – $5,000
  • Via a donation to Advantage Georgia, Inc. on 5/7 – $5,000
  • Via a donation to Advantage Georgia, Inc. on 6/9 – $1,000

To Other Candidates

Jesse Stone for Superior Court Judge$2,000
Committee to Elect Carden Summers$1,000
Mike Hodges for State Senate$1,000
Chuck Payne for State Senate$1,000
Gary Black for Senate (US)$1,000
Strickland for Georgia$1,000
John F. Kennedy for State Senate$1,000
Kay for Senate$1,000
Friends of Frank Ginn for Senate$1,000
Chuck Hufstetler for state Senate$1,000
Rick W. Allen for Congress$1,000
Bruce Thompson for Georgians, Inc.$1,000
Hausmann for Georgia$1,000
Tyler Harper for Georgia$1,000

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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