149th Georgia General Assembly

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Georgia General Assembly
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Houses Senate
House of Representatives
Leadership
Structure
Seats 236
Political groups
Democratic Party
Republican Party
Meeting place
GeorgiaCapitolBuilding.jpg
Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta
Website
http://www.legis.ga.gov

Overview[edit]

The 149th General Assembly of the U.S. state of Georgia first met in 2007, succeeding the 148th General Assembly, and was the precedent of the 150th General Assembly in 2009.

Party standings[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 34  61%
  Democratic Party 22  39%
  Seat vacant** 0
 Governing Majority 12  22%
 Total 56 

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Members
  Republican Party 101  56%
  Democratic Party 76  42%
  Seat vacant** 2%
 Governing Majority 24  14%
 Total 180 

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Presiding Officer[edit]

Position Name District Party
  President Casey Cagle n/a Republican
  President Pro Tempore Eric Johnson 1 Republican

Majority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
  Senate Majority Leader Tommie Williams 19
  Majority Caucus Chairman Don Moody 56
  Majority Whip Mitch Seabaugh 28

Minority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
  Senate Minority Leader Robert Brown 26
  Minority Caucus Chairman Tim Golden 8
  Minority Whip David Adelman 42

House of Representatives[edit]

Presiding Officer[edit]

Position Name District Party
  Speaker of the House Glenn Richardson 19 Republican
  Speaker Pro Tempore Mark Burkhalter 50 Republican

Majority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
  House Majority Leader Jerry Keen 179
  Majority Whip Barry A. Fleming 117
  Majority Caucus Chairman Jay Roberts 154
  Majority Caucus Vice Chairman Donna Sheldon 105
  Majority Caucus Sec./Treas. Jeff May 111

Minority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
  House Minority Leader DuBose Porter 143
  Minority Whip Carolyn Hugley 133
  Minority Caucus Chairman Calvin Smyre 132
  Minority Caucus Vice Chairman Nikki Randall 138
  Minority Caucus Secretary Kathy Ashe 56

Members of the Georgia State Senate, 2007-2008[edit]

District Senator Party Residence
1 Eric Johnson Republican Savannah
2 Regina D. Thomas Democratic Savannah
3 Jeff Chapman Republican Brunswick
4 Jack Hill Republican Reidsville
5 Curt Thompson Democratic Norcross
6 Doug Stoner Democratic Smyrna
7 Greg Goggans Republican Douglas
8 Tim Golden Democratic Valdosta
9 Don Balfour Republican Snellville
10 Emanuel Jones Democratic Decatur
11 John Bulloch Republican Ochlocknee
12 Michael Meyer von Bremen Democratic Albany
13 Joseph Carter Republican Tifton
14 George Hooks Democratic Americus
15 Ed Harbison Democratic Columbus
16 Ronnie Chance Republican Tyrone
17 John Douglas Republican Social Circle
18 Cecil Staton Republican Macon
19 Tommie Williams Republican Lyons
20 Ross Tolleson Republican Perry
21 Chip Rogers Republican Woodstock
22 Ed Tarver Democratic Augusta
23 J.B Powell Democratic Blythe
24 Bill Jackson Republican Evans
25 Johnny Grant Republican Milledgeville
26 Robert Brown Democratic Macon
27 Jack Murphy Republican Cumming
28 Mitch Seabaugh Republican Sharpsburg
29 Seth Harp Republican Midland
30 William Hamrick Republican Carrollton
31 Bill Heath Republican Bremen
32 Judson Hill Republican Marietta
33 Steve Thompson Democratic Marietta
34 Valencia Seay Democratic Riverdale
35 Kasim Reed Democratic Atlanta
36 Nan Orrock Democratic Atlanta
37 John J. Wiles Republican Kennesaw
38 Horacena Tate Democratic Atlanta
39 Vincent Fort Democratic Atlanta
40 Dan Weber Republican Dunwoody
41 Steve Henson Democratic Tucker
42 David Adelman Democratic Decatur
43 Ronald Ramsey Sr. Democratic Lithonia
44 Gail Davenport Democratic Jonesboro
45 Renee S. Unterman Republican Buford
46 Bill Cowsert Republican Athens
47 Ralph T. Hudgens Republican Comer
48 David Shafer Republican Duluth
49 Lee Hawkins Republican Gainesville
50 Nancy Schaefer Republican Turnerville
51 Chip Pearson Republican Dawsonville
52 Preston W. Smith Republican Rome
53 Jeff Mullis Republican Chickamauga
54 Don Thomas Republican Dalton
55 Gloria S. Butler Democratic Stone Mountain
56 Dan Moody Republican Alpharetta

Members of the Georgia State House of Representatives, 2007-2008[edit]

District Representative Party First elected Residence
1 Jay Neal Republican 2005 LaFayette
2 Martin Scott Republican 2005 Rossville
3 Ronald L. Forster Republican 2001 Ringgold
4 Roger Williams Republican 2001 Dalton
5 John D. Meadows, III Republican 2005 Calhoun
6 Tom Dickson Republican 2005 Cohutta
7 David Ralston Republican 2003 Blue Ridge
8 Charles F. Jenkins Democratic 2003 Blairsville
9 Amos Amerson Republican 2001 Dahlonega
10 Benjamin D. Bridges, Sr. Republican 1997 Cleveland
11 Barbara Massey Reece Democratic 1999 Menlo
12 Tom Graves Republican 2003 Ranger
13 Katie Dempsey Republican 2007 Rome
14 Barry Dean Loudermilk Republican 2005 Cassville
15 Jeff Lewis Republican 1993 White
16 Rick Crawford Democratic 2007 Cedartown
17 Howard R. Maxwell Republican 2003 Dallas
18 Mark Butler Republican 2003 Carrollton
19 Glenn Richardson Republican 1997 Hiram
20 Charlice H. Byrd Republican 2005 Woodstock
21 Calvin Hill Republican 2003 Canton
22 Sean Jerguson Republican 2007 Woodstock
23 Mark Hamilton Republican 2007 Cumming
24 Tom Knox Republican 2001 Suwanee
25 James Mills Republican 1993 Gainesville
26 Carl Rogers Republican 1995 Gainesville
27 Doug Collins Republican 2007 Gainesville
28 Jeanette Jamieson Democratic 1985 Toccoa
29 Alan Powell Democratic 1991 Hartwell
30 Tom McCall Republican 1995 Elberton
31 Tommy Benton Republican 2005 Jefferson
32 Judy Manning Republican 1997 Marietta
33 Don Wix Democratic 1999 Austell
34 Rich Golick Republican 1999 Smyrna
35 Ed Setzler Republican 2005 Acworth
36 Earl Ehrhart Republican 1989 Powder Springs
37 Terry Johnson Democratic 2005 Marietta
38 Steve Tumlin Republican 2005 Marietta
39 Alisha Thomas Morgan Democratic 2003 Austell
40 Rob Teilhet Democratic 2003 Smyrna
41 Sharon Cooper Republican 1997 Marietta
42 Don Parsons Republican 1995 Marietta
43 Bobby Franklin Republican 1997 Marietta
44 Sheila Jones Democratic 2005 Atlanta
45 Matt Dollar Republican 2003 Marietta
46 Jan Jones Republican 2003 Milton
47 Chuck Martin Republican 2003 Alpharetta
48 Harry Geisinger Republican 2005 Roswell
49 Wendell Willard Republican 2001 Sandy Springs
50 Mark Burkhalter Republican 1993 Johns Creek
51 Tom Rice Republican 1997 Norcross
52 Joe Wilkinson Republican 2001 Atlanta
53 LaNett Stanley-Turner Democratic 1987 Atlanta
54 Edward Lindsey Republican 2005 Atlanta
55 "Able" Mable Thomas Democratic 2003 Atlanta
56 Kathy Ashe Democratic 1991 Atlanta
57 Pat Gardner Democratic 2001 Atlanta
58 Robbin Shipp Democratic 2007 Atlanta
59 Margaret Kaiser Democratic 2007 Atlanta
60 Georganna T. Sinkfield Democratic 1983 Atlanta
61 Bob Holmes Democratic 1975 East Point
62 Joe Heckstall Democratic 1995 East Point
63 Tyrone L. Brooks, Sr. Democratic 1981 Atlanta
64 Roger B. Bruce Democratic 2003 Atlanta
65 Sharon Beasley-Teague Democratic 1993 Red Oak
66 Virgil Fludd Democratic 2003 Tyrone
67 Bill Hembree Republican 1999 Winston
68 Tim Bearden Republican 2005 Villa Rica
69 Randy Nix Republican 1995 LaGrange
70 Lynn Ratigan Smith Republican 1997 Newnan
71 Billy Horne Republican 2005 Sharpsburg
72 Matt Ramsey Republican 2007 Peachtree City
73 John P. Yates Republican 1993 Griffin
74 Roberta Abdul-Salaam Democratic 2005 Riverdale
75 Celeste Johnson Democratic 2007 Jonesboro
76 Mike Glanton Democratic 2007 Jonesboro
77 Darryl Jordan Democratic 2001 Riverdale
78 Wade Starr Democratic 2007 Jonesboro
79 Fran Millar Republican 1999 Atlanta
80 Mike Jacobs Republican 2005 Brookhaven
81 Jill Chambers Republican 2003 Atlanta
82 Kevin Levitas Democratic 2007 Atlanta
83 Mary Margaret Oliver Democratic 2003 Decatur
84 Stacey Abrams Democratic 2007 Atlanta
85 Stephanie Stuckey Benfield Democratic 1999 Atlanta
86 Karla Drenner Democratic 2001 Avondale Estates
87 Michele D. Henson Democratic 1991 Stone Mountain
88 Billy Mitchell Democratic 2003 Stone Mountain
89 Earnest "Coach" Williams Democratic 2003 Avondale Estates
90 Howard Mosby Democratic 2003 Atlanta
91 Stan Watson Democratic 1997 Decatur
92 Pam Stephenson Democratic 2003 Atlanta
93 Dee Dawkins-Haigler Democratic 2008 Lithonia
94 Randal Mangham Democratic 2001 Lithonia
95 Robert F. Mumford Republican 2005 Loganville
96 Pedro Rafael Marin Democratic 2003 Duluth
97 Brooks P. Coleman, Jr. Republican 1993 Duluth
98 Bobby Clifford Reese Republican 2005 Buford
99 Hugh Floyd Democratic 2003 Norcross
100 Brian W. Thomas Democratic 2005 Lilburn
101 Mike Coan Republican 1997 Lawrenceville
102 Clay Cox Republican 2005 Lilburn
103 David S. Casas Republican 2005 Lilburn
104 John Wilson Heard Republican 2003 Lawrenceville
105 Donna Sheldon Republican 2003 Dacula
106 Melvin Everson Republican 2005 Snellville
107 Len Walker Republican 1995 Woodbine
108 Terry Lamar England Republican 2005 Auburn
109 Steve Davis Republican 2005 McDonough
110 John Lunsford Republican 2001 McDonough
111 Jeff May Republican 2005 Monroe
112 Doug Holt Republican 2005 Social Circle
113 Bob Smith Republican 1999 Watkinsville
114 Keith Heard Democratic 1993 Athens
115 Doug McKillip Democratic 2007 Athens
116 Mickey Channell Republican 1993 Greensboro
117 Barry A. Fleming Republican 2003 Harlem
118 Ben L. Harbin Republican 1995 Evans
119 Barbara Sims Republican 2007 Augusta
120 Quincy Murphy Democratic 2001 Augusta
121 Henry "Wayne" Howard Democratic 1990 Augusta
122 Hardie Davis Democratic 2007 Augusta
123 Gloria Frazier Democratic 2007 Hephzibah
124 Sistie Hudson Democratic 1997 Sparta
125 Jim Cole Republican 2005 Monticello
126 David Knight Republican 2005 Griffin
127 Billy Maddox Republican 2007 Zebulon
128 Carl Epps Democratic 2007 LaGrange
129 Vance Smith, Jr. Republican 1993 Columbus
130 Debbie Buckner Democratic 2003 Junction City
131 Richard H. Smith Republican 2005 Columbus
132 Calvin Smyre Democratic 1975 Columbus
133 Carolyn Hugley Democratic 1993 Columbus
134 Mike Cheokas Democratic 2005 Americus
135 Lynmore James Democratic 1993 Montezuma
136 Tony Sellier Democratic 1983 Fort Valley
137 Allen Peake Republican 1997 Macon
138 Nikki Randall Democratic 1999 Macon
139 David E. Lucas, Sr. Democratic 1975 Macon
140 Allen G. Freeman Republican 2005 Macon
141 Bobby Eugene Parham Democratic 1975 Milledgeville
142 Jimmy Lord Democratic 1977 Sandersville
143 DuBose Porter Democratic 1983 Dublin
144 Jimmy Pruett Democratic 2007 Eastman
145 Willie Lee Talton Republican 2005 Warner Robins
146 Larry O'Neal Republican 2001 Bonaire
147 Buddy Harden Republican 2008 Cordele
148 Bob Hanner Democratic 1975 Parrott
149 Gerald E. Greene Democratic 1983 Cuthbert
150 Winfred J. Dukes Democratic 1997 Albany
151 Freddie Powell Sims Democratic 2005 Dawson
152 Ed Rynders Republican 2003 Albany
153 Austin Scott Republican 1997 Tifton
154 Jay Roberts Republican 2003 Ocilla
155 Greg Morris Republican 1999 Vidalia
156 Larry "Butch" Parrish Republican 1985 Swainsboro
157 Jon G. Burns Republican 2005 Newington
158 Bob Lane Republican 1981 Brooklet
159 Buddy Carter Republican 2005 Pooler
160 Bob Bryant Democratic 2005 Garden City
161 Lester Jackson Democratic 1999 Savannah
162 J. Craig Gordon Democratic 2007 Savannah
163 Burke Day Republican 1995 Savannah
164 Ron Stephens Republican 1997 Savannah
165 Al Williams Democratic 2003 Midway
166 Terry E. Barnard Republican 1995 Glennville
167 Roger Bert Lane Republican 2005 Darien
168 Tommy Smith Republican 1979 Nicholls
169 Chuck Sims Republican 1997 Ambrose
170 Penny Houston Republican 1997 Nashville
171 A. Richard Royal Democratic 1983 Camilla
172 Gene Maddox Republican 2005 Cairo
173 Mike Keown Republican 2005 Thomasville
174 Ellis Black Democratic 2001 Valdosta
175 Amy Carter Democratic 2007 Valdosta
176 Jay Shaw Democratic 1994 Lakeland
177 Mark Hatfield Republican 2005 Waycross
178 Mark Williams Republican 1993 Jesup
179 Jerry Keen Republican 2001 Brunswick
180 Cecily A. Hill Republican 2003 Woodbine

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