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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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<big>'''Georgia on Ballotpedia'''</big><br>
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This page is a [[Ballotpedia:Portals|hub]] to connect you to everything on [[Ballotpedia:About|Ballotpedia]] about '''[[Georgia]]''' and its [[ballot]]&#8212;[[laws governing ballot measures in Georgia|laws]], [[History of direct democracy in Georgia|history]], ballot propositions [[Georgia ballot measures|statewide]] and [[Georgia local ballot measures|local]], [[laws governing recall in Georgia|ballot access for recalls]], and more.
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If you want to read about everything to do with ballots and ballot propositions in Georgia, you've come to the right place.
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The Georgia Association of Convenience Stores is lobbying the state legislature to place a measure on the November statewide ballot that would allow communities to decide, by local option, whether they would allow Sunday package alcohol sales.
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Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle was thought to oppose the ballot measure, thus slowing its progress through the state senate after its early momentum in the Georgia House.  However, Cagle has now noted, "While I would vote against such a change at the ballot box, I do not believe the legislature should deny voters a chance to make this choice for themselves and their community." Georgia is one of three states that do not allow package sales on Sunday.<ref>[http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/news/article/5522/ ''Cagle won’t stand in way of statewide vote on Sunday alcohol sales''], May 7, 2008</ref>
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Despite hard lobbying from the "Get Georgia Moving" coalition, a November ballot measure to approve a constitutional amendment to allow communities to raise their sales taxes for transportation purposes by "local option" was shot down by the Georgia senate. To refer a measure to the statewide ballot, 2/3 of each house must approve the idea.
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Georgia enjoys just two of the [[forms of direct democracy in the American states|available seven]] forms of direct democracy.  If the [[Georgia State Legislature|General Assembly]] places a [[constitutional amendment]] on the statewide ballot, voters can ratify or reject it.  Secondly, Georgia is one of just 18 states nationally with the right of statewide recall.
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Executive authority in the state rests with the governor, currently [[Sonny Perdue]]. Perdue is the first [[Republican Party|Republican]] governor since Reconstruction. Both the governor and lieutenant governor are elected on separate ballots to four-year terms of office.  
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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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Legislative authority resides in the [[Georgia State Legislature|General Assembly]], composed of the Senate and House of Representatives. The Lieutenant Governor presides over the Senate, while the House of Representatives selects their own Speaker. The [[Georgia Constitution]] mandates a maximum of 56 senators, elected from single-member districts, and a minimum of 180 representatives, apportioned among representative districts (which sometimes results in more than one representative per district); there are currently 56 senators and 180 representatives. The term of office for senators and representatives is two years.
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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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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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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 structure of the Georgia judicial system is laid out in Article VI of the state constitution. The state court system is made up of the Georgia Supreme Court, the Georgia District Court of Appeals, the Georgia Superior Courts and various courts of limited jurisdiction.


The federal court system is made up of the Middle District of Georgia, the Northern District of Georgia and the Southern District of Georgia. Decisions of these courts may be appealed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit.

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The Peach State
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