Mike Collins
Member-elect of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 10th district
Assuming office
January 3, 2023
SucceedingJody Hice
Personal details
BornJuly 1967 (age 55)
Jackson, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
RelativesMac Collins (father)
EducationGeorgia State University (BA)

Michael Allen Collins Jr. (born July 1967) is an American politician and businessman from the state of Georgia.[1] He is the Republican nominee in the 2022 elections seeking to represent Georgia's 10th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives.

Early life and career

Collins graduated from Georgia State University with a bachelor's degree in business. He has operated several businesses, including a trucking company.[2]

U.S. House of Representatives

Collins ran to represent Georgia's 10th congressional district in the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections, where incumbent Paul Broun was not seeking reelection. Collins finished in second place in the primary election to Jody Hice, advancing to a runoff election.[3] Hice defeated Collins in the runoff.[4]

After Hice announced that he would not seek reelection in the 2022 elections, Collins announced his candidacy.[2] Collins and Vernon Jones advanced to a runoff election,[5] and Collins defeated Jones in the runoff election on June 21.[6] Collins defeated Tabitha Johnson-Green, the Democratic Party nominee, in the November 8 general election.[7]

Personal life

Collins' father, Mac Collins, served in the House of Representatives.[8]

Collins and his wife, Leigh Ann, have three children.[9]


  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ a b "GOP businessman Mike Collins joins race to succeed Congressman Jody Hice". Onlineathens.com. June 8, 2021. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  3. ^ Cochran, Kelsey. "Hice, Collins move on to July runoff". Online Athens.
  4. ^ "Georgia Runoff Results for House Races: Ex-Congressman Bob Barr Loses Comeback Bid". Roll Call. July 23, 2014.
  5. ^ "Collins, Jones in GOP runoff in Georgia's 10th Congressional District". Ajc.com. May 25, 2022. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  6. ^ "Collins beats out Trump-backed Jones for Georgia GOP House nod". The Hill. June 17, 2022. Retrieved June 22, 2022.
  7. ^ https://www.ajc.com/politics/mike-collins-wins-election-in-georgias-10th-congressional-district/PSOFUHSXKZHCJIRLSPRLA7EHQE/
  8. ^ larry.stanford@rockdalecitizen.com, Larry Stanford. "Mike Collins kicks off his campaign for Georgia's 10th Congressional District". Jackson Progress-Argus.
  9. ^ https://www.jacksonprogress-argus.com/news/mike-collins-kicks-off-his-campaign-for-georgias-10th-congressional-district/article_584b7c22-17f4-11ec-baaf-b7bbf817b235.html