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<center>[[Statewide elections, 2010|2010 elections in Georgia]]: &nbsp; &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp; [[Georgia 2010 ballot measures|Ballot measures]] &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp; [[Georgia gubernatorial election, 2010|Governor]] &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp; [[Georgia lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2010|Lt. Gov]] &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp; [[Georgia Attorney General election, 2010|Attorney General]] &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp; [[Georgia Secretary of State election, 2010|Secretary of State]] &nbsp;  [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp;  [[Georgia State Senate elections, 2010|State Senate]] &nbsp; [[File:Star bookmark.png|16px]] &nbsp;  [[Georgia House of Representatives elections, 2010|State House of Representatives]]</center></td>
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<p align="justify">''Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina, Georgia was named after King George II of Great Britain and was the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Known as “the Peach State” and the “Empire State of the South,” the capital of Georgia is Atlanta. As with all other US states and the federal government, Georgia's government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Executive authority in the state rests with the governor. Unlike the federal government, but like many other U.S. States, most of the executive officials who comprise the governor's cabinet are elected by the citizens of Georgia rather than appointed by the governor. Currently, Georgia has two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of fourteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 180 members of the Georgia House of Representatives and 56 members of the Georgia State Senate. As of September 2013, Georgia is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.''</p></td></tr>
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'''Government of Georgia'''<br>
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[[Georgia Constitution]] •
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[[Judgepedia:Georgia Supreme Court|Supreme Court]] •
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'''Georgia Counties'''<br>
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[[Appling County, Georgia ballot measures|Appling]] • [[Atkinson County, Georgia ballot measures|Atkinson]] • [[Bacon County, Georgia ballot measures|Bacon]] • [[Baker County, Georgia ballot measures|Baker]] • [[Baldwin County, Georgia ballot measures|Baldwin]] • [[Banks County, Georgia ballot measures|Banks]] • [[Barrow County, Georgia ballot measures|Barrow]] • [[Bartow County, Georgia ballot measures|Bartow]] • [[Ben Hill County, Georgia ballot measures|Ben Hill]] • [[Berrien County, Georgia ballot measures|Berrien]] • [[Bibb County, Georgia ballot measures|Bibb]] • [[Bleckley County, Georgia ballot measures|Bleckley]] • [[Brantley County, Georgia ballot measures|Brantley]] • [[Brooks County, Georgia ballot measures|Brooks]] • [[Bryan County, Georgia ballot measures|Bryan]] • [[Bulloch County, Georgia ballot measures|Bulloch]] • [[Burke County, Georgia ballot measures|Burke]] • [[Butts County, Georgia ballot measures|Butts]] • [[Calhoun County, Georgia ballot measures|Calhoun]] • [[Camden County, Georgia ballot measures|Camden]] • [[Candler County, Georgia ballot measures|Candler]] • [[Carroll County, Georgia ballot measures|Carroll]] • [[Catoosa County, Georgia ballot measures|Catoosa]] • [[Charlton County, Georgia ballot measures|Charlton]] • [[Chatham County, Georgia ballot measures|Chatham]] • [[Chattahoochee County, Georgia ballot measures|Chattahoochee]] • [[Chattooga County, Georgia ballot measures|Chattooga]] • [[Cherokee County, Georgia ballot measures|Cherokee]] • [[Clarke County, Georgia ballot measures|Clarke]] • [[Clay County, Georgia ballot measures|Clay]] • [[Clayton County, Georgia ballot measures|Clayton]] • [[Clinch County, Georgia ballot measures|Clinch]] • [[Cobb County, Georgia ballot measures|Cobb]] • [[Coffee County, Georgia ballot measures|Coffee]] • [[Colquitt County, Georgia ballot measures|Colquitt]] • [[Columbia County, Georgia ballot measures|Columbia]] • [[Cook County, Georgia ballot measures|Cook]] • [[Coweta County, Georgia ballot measures|Coweta]] • [[Crawford County, Georgia ballot measures|Crawford]] • [[Crisp County, Georgia ballot measures|Crisp]] • [[Dade County, Georgia ballot measures|Dade]] • [[Dawson County, Georgia ballot measures|Dawson]] • [[DeKalb County, Georgia ballot measures|Dekalb]] • [[Decatur County, Georgia ballot measures|Decatur]] • [[Dodge County, Georgia ballot measures|Dodge]] • [[Dooly County, Georgia ballot measures|Dooly]] • [[Dougherty County, Georgia ballot measures|Dougherty]] • [[Douglas County, Georgia ballot measures|Douglas]] • [[Early County, Georgia ballot measures|Early]] • [[Echols County, Georgia ballot measures|Echols]] • [[Effingham County, Georgia ballot measures|Effingham]] • [[Elbert County, Georgia ballot measures|Elbert]] • [[Emanuel County, Georgia ballot measures|Emanuel]] • [[Evans County, Georgia ballot measures|Evans]] • [[Fannin County, Georgia ballot measures|Fannin]] • [[Fayette County, Georgia ballot measures|Fayette]] • [[Floyd County, Georgia ballot measures|Floyd]] • [[Forsyth County, Georgia ballot measures|Forsyth]] • [[Franklin County, Georgia ballot measures|Franklin]] • [[Fulton County, Georgia ballot measures|Fulton]] • [[Gilmer County, Georgia ballot measures|Gilmer]] • [[Glascock County, Georgia ballot measures|Glascock]] • [[Glynn County, Georgia ballot measures|Glynn]] • [[Gordon County, Georgia ballot measures|Gordon]] • [[Grady County, Georgia ballot measures|Grady]] • [[Greene County, Georgia ballot measures|Greene]] • [[Gwinnett County, Georgia ballot measures|Gwinnett]] • [[Habersham County, Georgia ballot measures|Habersham]] • [[Hall County, Georgia ballot measures|Hall]] • [[Hancock County, Georgia ballot measures|Hancock]] • [[Haralson County, Georgia ballot measures|Haralson]] • [[Harris County, Georgia ballot measures|Harris]] • [[Hart County, Georgia ballot measures|Hart]] • [[Heard County, Georgia ballot measures|Heard]] • [[Henry County, Georgia ballot measures|Henry]] • [[Houston County, Georgia ballot measures|Houston]] • [[Irwin County, Georgia ballot measures|Irwin]] • [[Jackson County, Georgia ballot measures|Jackson]] • [[Jasper County, Georgia ballot measures|Jasper]] • [[Jeff Davis County, Georgia ballot measures|Jeff Davis]] • [[Jefferson County, Georgia ballot measures|Jefferson]] • [[Jenkins County, Georgia ballot measures|Jenkins]] • [[Johnson County, Georgia ballot measures|Johnson]] • [[Jones County, Georgia ballot measures|Jones]] • [[Lamar County, Georgia ballot measures|Lamar]] • [[Lanier County, Georgia ballot measures|Lanier]] • [[Laurens County, Georgia ballot measures|Laurens]] • [[Lee County, Georgia ballot measures|Lee]] • [[Liberty County, Georgia ballot measures|Liberty]] • [[Lincoln County, Georgia ballot measures|Lincoln]] • [[Long County, Georgia ballot measures|Long]] • [[Lowndes County, Georgia ballot measures|Lowndes]] • [[Lumpkin County, Georgia ballot measures|Lumpkin]] • [[Macon County, Georgia ballot measures|Macon]] • [[Madison County, Georgia ballot measures|Madison]] • [[Marion County, Georgia ballot measures|Marion]] • [[McDuffie County, Georgia ballot measures|McDuffie]] • [[McIntosh County, Georgia ballot measures|McIntosh]] • [[Meriwether County, Georgia ballot measures|Meriwether]] • [[Miller County, Georgia ballot measures|Miller]] • [[Mitchell County, Georgia ballot measures|Mitchell]] • [[Monroe County, Georgia ballot measures|Monroe]] • [[Montgomery County, Georgia ballot measures|Montgomery]] • [[Morgan County, Georgia ballot measures|Morgan]] • [[Murray County, Georgia ballot measures|Murray]] • [[Muscogee County, Georgia ballot measures|Muscogee]] • [[Template:Georgia counties|See All Georgia Counties...]]
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* Statewide ballot measures coming up in [[Georgia 2010 ballot measures|2010]]
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* [[List of Georgia ballot measures|State ballot measures]]
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* [[Recall campaigns in Georgia|Recalls]]
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<td><center>''[[Georgia elections, 2013|No regularly scheduled elections in Georgia.]]<br/>Exceptions include special elections.<br/><hr>'''[[Portal:Elections|Find current U.S. election news and links here]].'''''</center></td></tr></table>
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* [[Campaign finance requirements for Georgia ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]
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* [[Laws governing ballot measures in Georgia|Laws governing ballot measures]]
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<td><center>[[Voting in Georgia|Important voting information]]  •<br>  [[Absentee voting#Absentee voting|Absentee voting]]  •  [[Early voting#Early voting|Early voting]]  •  [[State Blue Books|Blue Book]]  <br>  [[Redistricting in Georgia|Redistricting]]  •  [[Georgia vote fraud|Vote fraud]] <hr>''For more information on voting in Georgia,'' '''''[[Voting in Georgia|click here]].'''''<br></center></td></tr></table>
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<center>[[Georgia state budget|State budget]] • [[Georgia public pensions|Public pensions]]<br>[[Georgia Constitution|State Constitution]] • [[Georgia Supreme Court|State Supreme Court]] • [[Laws governing ballot measures in Georgia]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[Laws governing local ballot measures in Georgia|Laws governing local measures]] • [[Laws governing the initiative process]] • [[Campaign finance requirements for Georgia ballot measures|Campaign finance requirements]]<br><br></center>
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<td><center><br>• [[Governor of Georgia|Governor]] • [[Lieutenant Governor of Georgia|Lieutenant Governor]]<br>
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• [[Georgia Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Georgia Attorney General|Attorney General]] <br>
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• [[Georgia Treasurer|Treasurer]] • [[Georgia Secretary of State|Secretary of State]] • [[Georgia State Auditor|State Auditor]]<br>
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• [[Georgia State Superintendent of Schools|State Superintendent of Schools]] • [[Georgia Commissioner of Agriculture|Commissioner of Agriculture]]<br> 
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• [[Georgia Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner|Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner]] • [[Georgia Commissioner of Labor|Commissioner of Labor]] • [[Georgia Commissioner of Natural Resources|Commissioner of Natural Resources]] • [[Georgia Chairman of Public Service Commission|Chairman of Public Service Commission]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] [[Ballotpedia:Who Runs the States, Georgia|Results for Georgia, ''Who Runs the States'' report]]<br><br></center></td></tr></table>
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<tr><td colspan="2"><h4 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''Georgia State Legislature'''</h4></td></tr>
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<tr><td colspan="2"><h5 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color: white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''Georgia Statewide Ballot Measures & Recall'''</h5></td></tr>
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<td><center><br>• [[List of Georgia ballot measures|Statewide ballot measures]] • [[Recall campaigns in Georgia]]<br><br><hr><br> [[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Ballot Measure Scorecard, 2013]]''<br><br></center></td></tr></table></table></td></tr></table>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#0047AB; font-size:150%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:white; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">'''Local politics in Georgia'''</h2><br>
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<center>[[Counties in Georgia]] •  [[Cities in Georgia]] • [[Georgia school districts]]</center><br>
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<h3 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:Clipboard48.png|50px|link=Local ballot measures, Georgia]] '''Local ballot measures in Georgia'''</h3><br>
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<center>''Local Ballot Measures are the basics of direct democracy.''<br><br></center>
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<hr><center>[[Local ballot measures, Georgia|Local ballot measures in Georgia]] • [[List of local ballot measures by year|Historical ballot measures by year]] • [[Local ballot measure reports]] <br>
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<hr><br>[[County election website evaluations]] • [[Costs of administering local elections]] • [[Local ballot measure reports#Local ballot measure statistics (by year)|Local ballot measure statistics (by year)]] •  [[Local ballot measure reports#Political topics (by year)|Political topics (by year)]]  <br><br>[[File:Verified.png|20px]] ''[[Local Ballot Initiatives: How citizens change laws with clipboards, conversations, and campaigns]]''<br><br></center>
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<h4 style="margin:0; background:#E0F2F7; font-size:125%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #0047AB; text-align:center; color:#0047AB; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">[[File:New_recall_logo.PNG|50px|link=Portal:Recall]] '''Local recall in Georgia'''</h4><br>
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<center>''A recall is the removal of an elected official from office for wrongdoing or a disagreeable action the ballot measure specifies.''<br><br></center>
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<center>[[Political recall efforts by state|Political recall efforts in Georgia]] • [[:Category:Recall by year|Recalls by year]]</center>
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<center><br>[[Recall|What is recall?]] • [[Laws governing recall]] • [[How to initiate a recall]] • [[Forms of direct democracy in the American states|Direct democracy in the U.S.]]<br><br></center>
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<center><small>''All links below will redirect you to our sister site, Judgepedia, an online encyclopedia about the United States' courts and judges.''</small></center><br/></td></tr>
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<span style="font-size:150%;"><center>'''Check out Georgia's judiciary on Judgepedia'''</center></span><br/>
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<p align="justify">''The structure of the '''Georgia judicial system''' is laid out in [[Article VI, Georgia Constitution|Article VI]] of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the {{JP|Georgia Supreme Court}}, the {{JP|Georgia District Court of Appeals}}, the {{JP|Georgia Superior Courts}} and various {{JP|Courts in Georgia#Courts of limited jurisdiction|courts of limited jurisdiction}}.''</p>
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<h2 style="margin:0; background:#00008B; font-size:120%; font-weight:bold; border:1px solid #a3b0bf; text-align:left; color:#faf5ff; padding:0.2em 0.4em;">Transparency and Judiciary</h2>
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* {{JP|Courts in Georgia}}
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* {{JP|Georgia Supreme Court}}
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* {{JP|Supreme Court of the United States}}
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* {{JP|United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit}}
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* {{JP|United States District Court for the District of Georgia}}
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* {{JP|United States bankruptcy court, District of Georgia}}
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Welcome to Georgia on Ballotpedia!


Bordering the Atlantic Ocean, Florida, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina, Georgia was named after King George II of Great Britain and was the fourth state to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Known as “the Peach State” and the “Empire State of the South,” the capital of Georgia is Atlanta. As with all other US states and the federal government, Georgia's government is based on the separation of legislative, executive and judicial power. Executive authority in the state rests with the governor. Unlike the federal government, but like many other U.S. States, most of the executive officials who comprise the governor's cabinet are elected by the citizens of Georgia rather than appointed by the governor. Currently, Georgia has two Republican members of the U.S. Senate, a total of fourteen members of the U.S. House of Representatives, 180 members of the Georgia House of Representatives and 56 members of the Georgia State Senate. As of September 2013, Georgia is one of 24 Republican state government trifectas.

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National politics in Georgia


CongressLogo.png United States congressional delegation from Georgia



Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. Senate


Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Johnny Isakson
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Georgia 2005January 3, 2017November 2016LinkZell B. Miller (D)
Saxby Chambliss
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Republican PartyU.S. Senate, Georgia 2003January 3, 2015LinkJ. Maxwell Cleland (D)


Flag of the United States.png Current members of the U.S. House of Representatives

Name:Party:Position:Assumed Office:Term Ends:Next Election:Official Website:Predecessor:
Austin Scott
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Republican PartyDistrict 8 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJim Marshall (D)
David Scott
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Democratic PartyDistrict 13 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkN/A
Doug Collins
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Republican PartyDistrict 9 2013January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkTom Graves (R)
Henry C. Johnson Jr.
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Democratic PartyDistrict 4 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkCynthia McKinney (D)
Jack Kingston
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Republican PartyDistrict 1 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkRobert Lindsay Thomas (D)
John Barrow
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Democratic PartyDistrict 12 2005January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkMax Burns (R)
John Lewis
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Democratic PartyDistrict 5 1987January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkWyche Fowler, Jr. (D)
Lynn A. Westmoreland
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Republican PartyDistrict 3 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJim Marshall (D)
Paul C. Broun
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Republican PartyDistrict 10 2007January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkCharlie Norwood (R)
Phil Gingrey
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Republican PartyDistrict 11 2003January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Linder (R)
Rob Woodall
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Republican PartyDistrict 7 2011January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohn Linder (R)
Sanford D. Bishop, Jr
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Democratic PartyDistrict 2 1993January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkCharles Floyd Hatcher (D)
Tom Graves
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Republican PartyDistrict 14 2010January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkNathan Deal (R)
Tom Price
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Republican PartyDistrict 6 2005January 3, 2015November 4, 2014LinkJohnny Isakson (R)


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The Peach State
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