U.S. Senate delegation from Georgia

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This page displays current and historical information pertaining to the U.S. Senate delegation from Georgia.

Current members

The current members of the U.S. Senate from Georgia are:

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:
Johnny Isakson
Johnny Isakson.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Georgia 2005January 3, 2017November 2016Link
Saxby Chambliss
Saxby Chambliss.jpg
Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Georgia 2003January 3, 2015Link

Election history

For more information on the different classes of U.S. Senators, please see: Classes of United States Senators

Class II

Senators in Class II were elected to office in the November 2008 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class II terms run from the beginning of the 111th Congress on January 3, 2009, to the end of the 113th Congress on January 3, 2015.

2008
On November 4, 2008, Saxby Chambliss won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Jim Martin (D), Allen Buckley (L), Elanor Garcia (I) and William Salomone, Jr (I) in the general election.[1]

U.S. Senate, Georgia General Election, 2008
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSaxby Chambliss incumbent 49.8% 1,867,097
     Democratic Jim Martin 46.8% 1,757,393
     Libertarian Allen Buckley 3.4% 127,923
     Independent Elanor Garcia 0% 43
     Independent William Salomone, Jr 0% 29
Total Votes 3,752,485

2002
On November 5, 2002, Saxby Chambliss won election to the . He defeated Max Cleland (D) and Claude "Sandy" Thomas (L) in the general election.[2]

U.S. Senate, Georgia General Election, 2002
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngSaxby Chambliss 53% 1,071,352
     Democratic Max Cleland incumbent 45.6% 922,422
     Libertarian Claud "Sandy" Thomas 1.4% 27,830
Total Votes 2,021,604

1996
On November 5, 1996, Max Cleland won election to the United States Senate. he defeated Guy M. Millner (R) and John Gregory Cashin (L) in the general election.[3]

U.S. Senate, Georgia General Election, 1996
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngMax Cleland 48.9% 1,103,993
     Republican Guy M. Millner 47.5% 1,073,969
     Libertarian John Gregory Cashin 3.6% 81,262
Total Votes 2,259,224

Class III

Senators in Class III were elected to office in the November 2010 general election, unless they took their seat through appointment or special election. Class III terms run from the beginning of the 112th Congress on January 3, 2011, to the end of the 114th Congress on January 3, 2017.

2010
On November 2, 2010, Johnny Isakson won re-election to the United States Senate. He defeated Michael "Mike" Thurmond (D), Chuck Donovan (L), Steve Davis (I), Raymond Beckworth (I) and Brian Russell Brown (I) in the general election.[4]

U.S. Senate, Georgia General Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Isakson Incumbent 58.3% 1,489,904
     Democratic Michael "Mike" Thurmond 39% 996,515
     Libertarian Chuck Donovan 2.7% 68,750
     Independent Steve Davis 0% 52
     Independent Raymond Beckworth 0% 24
     Independent Brian Russell Brown 0% 12
Total Votes 2,555,257

2004
On November 2, 2004, Johnny Isakson won election to the United States Senate. He defeated Denise L. Majette (D), Allen Buckley (L) and Matthew Jamison (Write-in) in the general election.[5]

U.S. Senate, Georgia, General Election, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJohnny Isakson 57.9% 1,864,202
     Democratic Denise L. Majette 40% 1,287,690
     Libertarian Allen Buckley 2.1% 69,051
     Write-in Matthew Jamison 0% 7
     N/A Write-in 0% 31
Total Votes 3,220,981

1998
On November 3, 1998, Paul Coverdell won re-election to the United States Senate. he defeated Michael J. Coles (D) and Bertil Armin Loftman (L) in the general election.[6]

U.S. Senate, Georgia General Election, 1998
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Coverdell incumbent 52.4% 918,540
     Democratic Michael J. Coles 45.1% 791,904
     Libertarian Bertil Armin Loftman 2.5% 43,467
     N/A Write-in 0% 42
Total Votes 1,753,953

Historical members

Historical Representation to the U.S. Senate by Party from Georgia
Party Total
     Democratic 35
     Republican 19
     Jacksonian 5
     Anti-Admin 2
     Federalist 2
     Whig 2
Total Senators 65
Class 2 Senators from Georgia
Senator Years Served Party
William Few Anti-Admin 1789-1793
James Jackson Anti-Admin 1793-1795
George Walton Federalist 1795-1796
Josiah Tattnall Republican 1796-1799
Abraham Baldwin Republican 1799-1807
George Jones Republican 1807-1807
William H. Crawford Republican 1807-1813
William B. Bulloch Republican 1813-1813
William Wyatt Bibb Republican 1813-1816
George M. Troup Republican 1816-1818
John Forsyth Republican 1818-1819
Freeman Walker Republican 1819-1821
Nicolas Ware Republican 1821-1824
Thomas W. Cobb CRR, Jacksonian 1824-1828
Oliver H. Prince Jacksonian 1828-1829
George M. Troup Jacksonian 1829-1833
John Pendleton King Democratic 1833-1837
Wilson Lumpkin Democratic 1837-1841
John Macpherson Berrien Whig 1841-1852
Robert M. Charlton Democratic 1852-1853
Robert A. Toombs Democratic 1853-1861
Homer V. M. Miller Democratic 1871-1871
Thomas M. Norwood Democratic 1871-1877
Benjamin H. Hill Democratic 1877-1882
M. Pope Barrow Democratic 1882-1883
Alfred H. Colquitt Democratic 1883-1894
Patrick Walsh Democratic 1894-1895
Augustus O. Bacon Democratic 1895-1914
William S. West Democratic 1914-1914
Thomas W. Hardwick Democratic 1914-1919
William J. Harris Democratic 1919-1932
John S. Cohen Democratic 1932-1933
Richard B. Russell, Jr. Democratic 1933-1971
David H. Gambrell Democratic 1971-1972
Samuel A. Nunn Democratic 1972-1997
J. Maxwell Cleland Democratic 1997-2003
Saxby Chambliss Republican 2003-Present
Class 3 Senators from Georgia
Senator Years Served Party
James Gunn Anti-Admin, Federalist 1789-1801
James Jackson Republican 1801-1806
John Milledge Republican 1806-1809
Charles Tait Republican 1809-1819
John Elliott Republican 1819-1825
John Macpherson Berrien Jacksonian 1825-1829
John Forsyth Jacksonian 1829-1834
Alfred Cuthbert Democratic 1835-1843
Walter T. Colquitt Democratic 1843-1848
Herschel V. Johnson Democratic 1848-1849
William C. Dawson Whig 1849-1855
Alfred Iverson, Sr. Democratic 1855-1861
Joshua Hill Republican 1871-1873
John B. Gordon Democratic 1873-1880
Joseph E. Brown Democratic 1880-1891
John B. Gordon Democratic 1891-1897
Alexander S. Clay Democratic 1897-1910
Joseph M. Terrell Democratic 1910-1911
Hoke Smith Democratic 1911-1921
Thomas E. Watson Democratic 1921-1922
Rebecca L. Felton Democratic 1922-1922
Walter F. George Democratic 1922-1957
Herman E. Talmadge Democratic 1957-1981
Mack F. Mattingly Republican 1981-1987
Wyche Fowler, Jr. Democratic 1987-1993
Paul D. Coverdell Republican 1993-2000
Zell B. Miller Democratic 2000-2005
Johnny Isakson Republican 2005-Present

See also

References