Glenn Richardson

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Glenn Richardson
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Candidate for
Georgia State Senate District 30
Elections and appointments
Last electionJanuary 8, 2013
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Georgia House of Representatives
District 19
1996 – 2010
Glenn Richardson was a 2013 Republican candidate in the special election for District 30 of the Georgia State Senate.[1]

Richardson is a former member of the Georgia House of Representatives. He served in a leadership position as the Speaker of the House. Richardson represented Georgia's 19th District from 1996-2010.


Richardson is an attorney and an partner with the firm of Talley, Richardson Cable in Dallas, Georgia.

In 1989, he was appointed as Paulding County's county attorney, a position he held for sixteen years.

When Richardson was elected in 1996, he was the first Republican from Paulding County elected to the Georgia House of Representatives since Reconstruction.


  • J.D., Georgia State University Law School, 1984
  • BA, Political Science, Georgia State University, 1981



  • Richardson notes as a legislative accomplishment the 2005 passage of Georgia's Civil Justice Reform bill.
  • He says that "the 'Woman’s Right to Know' bill was finally adopted after years of languishing in the General Assembly" as a result of his legislative leadership.
  • Richardson also "champion[s] the requirement of photo identification to vote in Georgia to curb voter fraud."



See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Richardson ran in a special election for Georgia State Senate District 30. The seat was vacant following Bill Hamrick's (R) resignation on September 10, 2012. Richardson faced Mike Dugan, Bill Hembree and Jim Naughton in the Republican primary on November 6, 2012. With no candidate winning a majority in the primary, the top two vote-getters - Hembree and Dugan - proceeded to a runoff on December 4, 2012.[2][3][1]


Richardson, who is divorced, has three children.[4]

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