155th Georgia General Assembly

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155th Georgia General Assembly
154th
Great Seal of the State of Georgia
Overview
Meeting placeGeorgia State Capitol
Senate
Senate Chamber, Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta 20160718 1.jpg
Members56 (34 R, 21 D, 1 vacant)
Georgia Lt. Governor and Senate PresidentGeoff Duncan (R)
Party controlRepublican Party
House of Representatives
House Chamber, Georgia State Capitol, Atlanta 20160718 1.jpg
Members180 (104 R, 75 D, 1 vacant)
Speaker of the HouseDavid Ralston (R)
Party controlRepublican Party
Sessions
1stJanuary 14, 2019 (2019-01-14) – April 2, 2019 (2019-04-02)
2ndJanuary 13, 2020 (2020-01-13) –

The 155th Georgia General Assembly convened its first session by January 14, 2019, at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The first session lasted for 40 legislative days in early 2019, and a second session will begin on January 13, 2020. The 155th Georgia General Assembly succeeds the 154th of 2017 and 2018, and precedes the 156th in 2021 and 2022.

The current membership of the General Assembly was elected in the 2018 State Senate and State House elections.

Party composition[edit]

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
Beginning of 155th Assembly 35 21 56 0
December 22, 2019[1] 34 21 55 1
Latest voting share 61.8% 38.2%

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Party
(Shading indicates majority caucus)
Total
Republican Democratic Vacant
Beginning of 155th General Assembly 105 75 180 0
February 8, 2019[2] 104 75 179 1
April 9, 2019[3] 105 75 180 0
Latest voting share 58% 42%

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Office Officeholder Party
Lt. Governor and Senate President Geoff Duncan Republican
President pro tempore Butch Miller Republican
Majority Leader Mike Dugan Republican
Majority Whip Steve Gooch Republican
Majority Caucus Chairman John Kennedy Republican
Majority Caucus Vice-Chairman Larry Walker Republican
Majority Caucus Secretary John Wilkinson Republican
Minority Leader Steve Henson Democratic
Minority Whip Harold Jones II Democratic
Minority Caucus Chairwoman Gloria Butler Democratic
Minority Caucus Vice-Chairman Emanuel Jones Democratic
Minority Caucus Secretary Nan Orrock Democratic

House of Representatives[edit]

Office Representative Party
Speaker of the House David Ralston Republican
Speaker pro tempore Jan Jones Republican
Majority Leader Jon Burns Republican
Majority Whip Trey Kelley Republican
Majority Caucus Chairman Matt Hatchett Republican
Majority Caucus Vice-Chairman Micah Gravley Republican
Majority Caucus Secretary/Treasurer Bruce Williamson Republican
Majority Caucus Chief Deputy Whip Mark Newton Republican
Minority Leader Robert Trammell Democratic
Minority Whip William Boddie Democratic
Minority Caucus Chairman James Beverly Democratic
Minority Caucus Vice-Chairwoman Erica Thomas Democratic
Minority Caucus Secretary Pat Gardner Democratic
Minority Caucus Treasurer Kimberly Alexander Democratic
Minority Caucus Chief Deputy Whip Dar'shun Kendrick Democratic

Members of the State Senate[edit]

The following is a list of members of the Georgia State Senate.[4]

District Senator Party Residence
1 Ben Watson Republican Savannah
2 Lester G. Jackson Democratic Savannah
3 William T. Ligon Jr. Republican Brunswick
4 Jack Hill Republican Reidsville
5 Sheikh Rahman Democratic Tucker
6 Jen Jordan Democratic Atlanta
7 Tyler Harper Republican Ocilla
8 Ellis Black Republican Valdosta
9 P.K. Martin IV Republican Lawrenceville
10 Emanuel Jones Democratic Decatur
11 Dean Burke Republican Bainbridge
12 Freddie Powell Sims Democratic Dawson
13 Vacant Republican Americus
14 Bruce Thompson Republican White
15 Ed Harbison Democratic Columbus
16 Marty Harbin Republican Tyrone
17 Brian Strickland Republican McDonough
18 John F. Kennedy Republican Macon
19 Blake Tillery Republican Vidalia
20 Larry Walker III Republican Perry
21 Brandon Beach Republican Alpharetta
22 Harold V. Jones II Democratic Augusta
23 Jesse Stone Republican Waynesboro
24 Lee Anderson Republican Grovetown
25 Burt Jones Republican Jackson
26 David Lucas Democratic Macon
27 Greg Dolezal Republican Cumming
28 Matt Brass Republican Newnan
29 Randy Robertson Republican Columbus
30 Mike Dugan Republican Carrollton
31 Bill Heath Republican Bremen
32 Kay Kirkpatrick Republican Marietta
33 Michael "Doc" Rhett Democratic Marietta
34 Valencia Seay Democratic Riverdale
35 Donzella James Democratic Atlanta
36 Nan Orrock Democratic Atlanta
37 Lindsey Tippins Republican Marietta
38 Horacena Tate Democratic Atlanta
39 Nikema Williams Democratic Atlanta
40 Sally Harrell Democratic Atlanta
41 Steve Henson Democratic Tucker
42 Elena Parent Democratic Atlanta
43 Tonya Anderson Democratic Lithonia
44 Gail Davenport Democratic Jonesboro
45 Renee Unterman Republican Buford
46 Bill Cowsert Republican Athens
47 Frank Ginn Republican Danielsville
48 Zahra Karinshak Democratic Duluth
49 Butch Miller Republican Gainesville
50 John Wilkinson Republican Toccoa
51 Steve Gooch Republican Dahlonega
52 Chuck Hufstetler Republican Rome
53 Jeff Mullis Republican Chickamauga
54 Chuck Payne Republican Dalton
55 Gloria Butler Democratic Stone Mountain
56 John Albers Republican Roswell

Members of the House of Representatives[edit]

The following is a list of members of the Georgia House of Representatives.[5]

District Representative Party Residence
1 Colton Moore Republican Trenton
2 Steve Tarvin Republican Chickamauga
3 Dewayne Hill Republican Ringgold
4 Kasey Carpenter Republican Dalton
5 Matt Barton Republican Calhoun
6 Jason Ridley Republican Cohutta
7 David Ralston, Speaker Republican Blue Ridge
8 Matt Gurtler Republican Blairsville
9 Kevin Tanner Republican Dawsonville
10 Terry Rogers Republican Clarkesville
11 Rick Jasperse Republican Jasper
12 Eddie Lumsden Republican Armuchee
13 Katie M. Dempsey Republican Rome
14 Mitchell Scoggins Republican Cartersville
15 Matthew Gambill Republican Cartersville
16 Trey Kelley Republican Cedartown
17 Martin Momtahan Republican Dallas
18 Kevin Cooke Republican Carrollton
19 Joseph Gullett Republican Dallas
20 Michael Caldwell Republican Woodstock
21 Scot Turner Republican Holly Springs
22 Wes Cantrell Republican Canton
23 Mandi L. Ballinger Republican Canton
24 Sheri Gilligan Republican Cumming
25 Todd Jones Republican Suwanee
26 Marc Morris Republican Cumming
27 Lee Hawkins Republican Gainesville
28 Chris Erwin Republican
29 Matt Dubnik Republican Gainesville
30 Emory Dunahoo Republican Gainesville
31 Tommy Benton Republican Jefferson
32 Alan Powell Republican Hartwell
33 Tom McCall Republican Elberton
34 Bert Reeves Republican Kennesaw
35 Ed Setzler Republican Acworth
36 Ginny Ehrhart Republican Powder Springs
37 Mary Frances Williams Democratic Marietta
38 David Wilkerson Democratic Austell
39 Erica Thomas Democratic Austell
40 Erick E. Allen Democratic Smyrna
41 Michael Smith Democratic Marietta
42 Teri Anulewicz Democratic Smyrna
43 Sharon Cooper Republican Marietta
44 Don Parsons Republican Marietta
45 Matt Dollar Republican Marietta
46 John Carson Republican Marietta
47 Jan Jones Republican Milton
48 Mary Robichaux Democratic Roswell
49 Chuck Martin Republican Alpharetta
50 Angelika Kausche Democratic Johns Creek
51 Josh McLaurin Democratic Sandy Springs
52 Deborah Silcox Republican Atlanta
53 Sheila Jones Democratic Smyrna
54 Betsy Holland Democratic Atlanta
55 Marie Metze Democratic Atlanta
56 "Able" Mable Thomas Democratic Atlanta
57 Pat Gardner Democratic Atlanta
58 Park Cannon Democratic Atlanta
59 David Dreyer Democratic Atlanta
60 Kim Schofield Democratic Atlanta
61 Roger B. Bruce Democratic Atlanta
62 William Boddie Democratic Atlanta
63 Debra Mazemore Democratic Fayetteville
64 Derrick Jackson Democratic Tyrone
65 Sharon Beasley-Teague Democratic Red Oak
66 Kimberly Alexander Democratic Hiram
67 Micah Gravley Republican Douglasville
68 J. Collins Republican Villa Rica
69 Randy Nix Republican LaGrange
70 Lynn Ratigan Smith Republican Newnan
71 Philip Singleton[6] Republican Newnan
72 Josh Bonner Republican Peachtree City
73 Karen Mathiak Republican Griffin
74 Valencia Stovall Democratic Ellenwood
75 Mike Glanton Democratic Jonesboro
76 Sandra Scott Democratic Rex
77 Rhonda Burnough Democratic Riverdale
78 Demetrius Douglas Democratic Stockbridge
79 Mike Wilensky Democratic Dunwoody
80 Matthew Wilson Democratic Brookhaven
81 Scott Holcomb Democratic Atlanta
82 Mary Margaret Oliver Democratic Decatur
83 Becky Evans Democratic Atlanta
84 Renitta Shannon Democratic Atlanta
85 Karla Drenner Democratic Avondale Estates
86 Michele D. Henson Democratic Stone Mountain
87 Viola Davis Democratic Stone Mountain
88 Billy Mitchell Democratic Stone Mountain
89 Bee Nguyen Democratic Atlanta
90 Pam Stephenson Democratic Decatur
91 Vernon Jones Democratic Lithonia
92 Doreen Carter Democratic Lithonia
93 Dar'shun Kendrick Democratic Lithonia
94 Karen Bennett Democratic Stone Mountain
95 Beth Moore Democratic Peachtree Corners
96 Pedro Marin Democratic Duluth
97 Brooks Coleman Republican Duluth
98 David Clark Republican Buford
99 Brenda Lopez Democratic Norcross
100 Dewey McClain Democratic Lilburn
101 Sam Park Democratic Lawrenceville
102 Gregg Kennard Democratic Lawrenceville
103 Timothy Barr Republican Lawrenceville
104 Chuck Efstration Republican Dacula
105 Donna McLeod Democratic Lawrenceville
106 Brett Harrell Republican Snellville
107 Shelly Hutchinson Democratic Snellville
108 Jasmine Clark Democratic Tucker
109 Dale Rutledge Republican McDonough
110 Andrew Welch Republican McDonough
111 El-Mahdi Holly Democratic Stockbridge
112 Dave Belton Republican Social Circle
113 Pamela Dickerson Democratic Conyers
114 Tom Kirby Republican Loganville
115 Bruce Williamson Republican Monroe
116 Terry Lamar England Republican Auburn
117 Houston Gaines Republican Athens
118 Spencer Frye Democratic Athens
119 Marcus A. Wiedower Republican Watkinsville
120 Trey Rhodes Republican Greensboro
121 Barry Fleming Republican Harlem
122 Jodi Lott Republican Evans
123 Mark Newton Republican Augusta
124 Wayne Howard Democratic Augusta
125 Sheila Clark Nelson Democratic Augusta
126 Gloria Frazier Democratic Hephzibah
127 Brian Prince Democratic Augusta
128 Mack Jackson Democratic Sandersville
129 Susan Holmes Republican Monticello
130 David Knight Republican Griffin
131 Ken Pullin Republican Zebulon
132 Robert Trammell Democratic LaGrange
133 Vance Smith Republican Pine Mountain
134 Richard H. Smith Republican Columbus
135 Calvin Smyre Democratic Columbus
136 Carolyn Hugley Democratic Columbus
137 Debbie Buckner Democratic Junction City
138 Mike Cheokas Republican Americus
139 Patty Bentley Democratic Reynolds
140 Robert Dickey Republican Musella
141 Allen Peake Republican Macon
142 Miriam Paris Democratic Macon
143 James Beverly Democratic Macon
144 Danny Mathis Republican Cochran
145 Rick Williams Republican Milledgeville
146 Shaw Blackmon Republican Bonaire
147 Heath Clark Republican Warner Robins
148 Noel Williams, Jr. Republican Cordele
149 Jimmy Pruett Republican Eastman
150 Matt Hatchett Republican Dublin
151 Gerald E. Greene Republican Cuthbert
152 Ed Rynders Republican Albany
153 CaMia Hopson Democratic Albany
154 Winfred J. Dukes Democratic Albany
155 Clay Pirkle Republican Ocilla
156 Greg Morris Republican Vidalia
157 Bill Werkheiser Republican Glennville
158 Larry "Butch" Parrish Republican Swainsboro
159 Jon G. Burns Republican Newington
160 Jan Tankersley Republican Brooklet
161 Bill Hitchens Republican Rincon
162 Carl Wayne Gillard Democratic Garden City
163 J. Craig Gordon Democratic Savannah
164 Ron Stephens Republican Savannah
165 Mickey Stephens Democratic Savannah
166 Jesse Petrea Republican Savannah
167 Jeff Jones Republican Brunswick
168 Al Williams Democratic Midway
169 Dominic LaRicca Republican Ambrose
170 Penny Houston Republican Nashville
171 Jay Powell Republican Camilla
172 Sam Watson Republican Moultrie
173 Darlene K. Taylor Republican Thomasville
174 John Corbett Republican Valdosta
175 John LaHood Republican Valdosta
176 Jason Shaw Republican Lakeland
177 Dexter Sharper Democratic Valdosta
178 Steven Meeks Republican Screven
179 Don Hogan Republican Brunswick
180 Steven Sainz Republican Woodbine

References[edit]

  1. ^ Georgia Sen. Greg Kirk has died
  2. ^ "Representative Chris Erwin". www.house.ga.gov. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  3. ^ https://www.ajc.com/news/gen-politics/georgia-special-election-results-april-2019/O0ArLYOoSVC0DonQAyBekK/
  4. ^ "Senate Members List". www.senate.ga.gov. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  5. ^ "House Members List". www.house.ga.gov. Retrieved 2019-02-25.
  6. ^ Prabhu, Maya T. (October 1, 2019). "Army veteran, Ralston critic wins Newnan-based Georgia House seat". The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Retrieved 2 October 2019.