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109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 46 % [21st of 50]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 54 % [29th of 50]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Republican > seat plurality 1 [23rd of 45]
109th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Republican/Democrat 7/6
109th United States Congress > Senate > Republican > seat plurality 2 [7th of 37]
109th United States Congress > Senate > Republican/Democrat 2/0
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 46% [21st of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 54% [30th of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Republican > Seat plurality 1 [29th of 50]
109th US Congress > House of Representatives > Republican/Democrat 7/6
109th US Congress > Senate > Percentage > Democrats 0% [48th of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Percentage > Republicans 100% [19th of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Republican > Seat plurality 2 [19th of 50]
109th US Congress > Senate > Republican/Democrat 2/0
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Democratic > seat plurality -1 [30th of 47]
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Democratic/Republican 6/7
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Democrats 46 % [30th of 50]
110th United States Congress > House of Representatives > Percentage > Republicans 54 % [21st of 50]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Democratic > seat plurality -2 [26th of 35]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Democratic/Republican 0/2
110th United States Congress > Senate > Percentage > Democrats 0 % [45th of 50]
110th United States Congress > Senate > Percentage > Republicans 100 % [10th of 50]
1972 Election > Youth voter turnout 39% [38th of 41]
2000 Election > Youth voter turnout 33% [29th of 41]
2004 Election > Total registered voters 3,948,000 [11th of 51]
2004 Election > Total voted 3,332,000 [11th of 51]
2004 Election > Total votes as percentage 52.6% [47th of 51]
2004 Election > Voting age population 5,866,000 [10th of 51]
2004 Election > Youth voter turnout 45% [22nd of 41]
Article Seven of the United States Constitution > Headline text > Date January 2, 1788
Confederate Memorial Day > Date April 26
Confederate States of America > Admitted February 8 1861
Confederate States of America > Readmitted to the Union
1st Date July 21 1868;
2nd Date July 15 1870
Confederate States of America > Secession ordinance January 19 1861
Confederate States of America > Under predominant Union control 1,865
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1789 3
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1790 2
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1800 4
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1810 6
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1820 7
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1830 9
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1840 8
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1850 8
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1860 7
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1870 9
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1880 10 [13th of 44]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1890 11 [10th of 45]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1900 11 [11th of 46]
congressional apportionment > 1789–1910 > 1910 12 [10th of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1920 12 [10th of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1930 10 [14th of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1940 10 [13th of 48]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1950 10 [13th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1960 10 [13th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1970 10 [13th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1980 10 [12th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 1990 11 [12th of 50]
congressional apportionment > 1920-present > 2000 13 [9th of 50]
Current US governors > State governors > Party Republican
Current US governors > State governors > Seat Up 2010 (term limits)
Current US governors > State governors > Took office 2,003
Electoral Votes 15 [11th of 51]
Governor Sonny Perdue
gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Incumbent Roy Barnes
gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Outcome
Sonny Perdue (R) 51.4%
Roy Barnes (D) 46.2%
gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party Democratic
gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status Defeated
gubernatorial elections, 2006 > elections > Election Results
Sonny Perdue (R) 58%
Mark Taylor (D) 38%
Garrett Hayes (L) 4%
gubernatorial elections, 2006 > elections > Incumbent Sonny Perdue
gubernatorial elections, 2006 > elections > Party Republican
gubernatorial elections, 2006 > elections > Status Re-elected
Gun Laws > Permits
Georgia does not require a permit to purchase firearms. A permit is required to carry a concealed handgun.
Gun Laws > Prohibited firearms
It is illegal, with limited exceptions, to possess a sawed-off shotgun, sawed-off rifle, or machine gun.
Gun Laws > Prohibited persons
State law prohibits possession of a firearm by a person who is on probation as a first offender or has been convicted of a felony in Georgia or elsewhere. A person under the age of 18 may only possess a handgun in certain circumstances, unless the person has been convicted of a forcible offense or adjudicated delinquent. A handgun cannot be sold to a person who is prohibited by State or Federal law, or has been involuntarily hospitalized within the preceding 5 years.
Lieutenant governor Casey Cagle
Lieutenant governors > Party Republican
Lieutenant governors > Term > Ends 2,010
Lieutenant governors > Took > Office 2,006
Patents Issued 23,774 [21st of 54]
    Patents Issued (per capita) 2.62 per 1,000 people [38th of 54]
Pet skunk > Legality of skunk ownership Illegal
Political party strength > Current party strength > Lower House Majority Republican 106-73
Political party strength > Current party strength > Upper House Majority Republican 34-22
Political party strength > Current party strength > US House Delegation Republican 7-6
Political party strength > Current party strength > US House Majority Republican 7-6
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class I none
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class II Republican
Political party strength > Current party strength > US Senate Class III Republican
Reconstruction > Significant dates > Democratic Party Establishes Control November 1, 1871
Reconstruction > Significant dates > Joined Confederacy February 4, 1861
Reconstruction > Significant dates > Readmitted into Union July 15, 1870
Reconstruction era > Reconstruction State-by-state – Significant dates > Joined Confederacy February 4, 1861
Reconstruction era > Reconstruction State-by-state – Significant dates > Readmitted into Union July 15, 1870
Reconstruction era > Reconstruction State-by-state – Significant dates > Seceded from Union January 19, 1861
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Current Governor
George E. "Sonny" Perdue III
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Seat Up 2010 (term limits)
Republican Governors Association > Current Republican governors > Took office 2,003
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Ban on
Marriage and
civil union
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Date November 2004
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > No vote 24 % [23rd of 28]
Same-sex marriage legislation > Efforts to define marriage by constitutional amendment > Yes vote 76 % [8th of 28]
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Base Fine Before fees $15.00 [42nd of 48]
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Original effective date September 1, 1988
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Type of Law Primary Enforcement
Seat belt legislation > The laws > Who is covered
Age 6-17 in all seats; Age 18+ in front seats
Seats in the House of Representatives 13 seats [9th of 50]
Secretary of State > Official site
http://www.sos.state.ga.us/
Senate elections, 1960 > Senate contests in 1960 > Incumbent Richard Russell, Jr.
Senate elections, 1960 > Senate contests in 1960 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1960 > Senate contests in 1960 > Status Re-elected, unopposed
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Incumbent Herman E. Talmadge
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Opposing Candidates
E. Earl Patton (Republican)
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1968 > Senate contests in 1968 > Status Re-elected, 77.5 - 22.5
Senate elections, 1972 > Senate contests in 1972 > Incumbent David H. Gambrell
Senate elections, 1972 > Senate contests in 1972 > Opposing Candidates
Sam Nunn (Democrat)
Fletcher Thompson (Republican)
Senate elections, 1972 > Senate contests in 1972 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1972 > Senate contests in 1972 > Status
Defeated in primary: Democratic victory, 54.0 - 46.0
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Incumbent Herman E. Talmadge
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Opposing Candidates
Jerry Johnson (Republican)
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1974 > Senate contests in 1974 > Status Re-elected, 71.7 - 28.2
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Incumbent Herman E. Talmadge
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1980 > Senate contests in 1980 > Status Defeated, 50.9 - 49.1
Senate elections, 1984 > Senate contests in 1984 > Incumbent Sam Nunn
Senate elections, 1984 > Senate contests in 1984 > Opposing Candidates
Jon M. Hicks (Republican)
Senate elections, 1984 > Senate contests in 1984 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1984 > Senate contests in 1984 > Status Re-elected, 79.9 - 20.1
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Incumbent Mack Mattingly
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Opposing Candidates
Wyche Fowler, Jr. (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Party
Republican
Senate elections, 1986 > Senate contests in 1986 > Status Defeated, 50.9 - 49.1
Senate elections, 1990 > Senate contests in 1990 > Incumbent Sam Nunn
Senate elections, 1990 > Senate contests in 1990 > Party
Democrat
Senate elections, 1990 > Senate contests in 1990 > Status Re-elected, unopposed
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Incumbent
Paul D. Coverdell
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Opposing Candidates Michael Coles (Democrat)
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Party Republican
Senate elections, 1998 > Senate contests in 1998 > Status Re-elected, 52 - 45
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Incumbent Zell Miller
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Opposing Candidates
Mack Mattingly (Republican)
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Party Democrat
Senate elections, 2000 > Senate contests in 2000 > Status Re-elected, 58 - 38
Senate elections, 2002 > Senate contests in 2002 > Incumbent Max Cleland
Senate elections, 2002 > Senate contests in 2002 > Opposing Candidates
Saxby Chambliss (Republican)
Senate elections, 2002 > Senate contests in 2002 > Party Democrat
Senate elections, 2002 > Senate contests in 2002 > Status Defeated, 53 - 46
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Incumbent
Zell Miller
(retired)
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Opponents
Denise Majette (D) 40%
Allen Buckley (L) 2%
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Party Democrat
Senate elections, 2004 > Senate contests in 2004 > Result Johnny Isakson (R) 58%
Senate elections, 2008 > Senate contests in 2008 > 2002 Election Results
Max Cleland (D) 46%; Saxby Chambliss (R) 53%; Other 1%
Senate elections, 2008 > Senate contests in 2008 > Incumbent Saxby Chambliss (R)
Senate elections, 2008 > Senate contests in 2008 > Possible opposing candidates Vernon Jones (D)
Senate elections, 2008 > Senate contests in 2008 > Status Running for Re-election
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > 2004 Election Results
Johnny Isakson (R) 58%; Denise Majette (D) 40%; Other 2%
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > Incumbent Johnny Isakson
Senate elections, 2010 > Senate contests in 2010 > Party Republican
Southern Governors Association > Current Southern Governors > Current Governor Sonny Perdue
Southern Governors Association > Current Southern Governors > Elected/took office 2,002
Southern Governors Association > Current Southern Governors > Party Republican
Southern Governors Association > Current Southern Governors > Seat Up 2010 (term-limited)
State Attorney General > Current Attorney General Thurbert Baker
State Attorney General > Party Democratic
State Attorney General > Term expires 2,011
State Attorney General > Took office 1,997
State court > Nomenclature > Court of Last Resort Supreme Court
State court > Nomenclature > Intermediate Appellate Court Court of Appeals
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Lieutenant Governor Republican
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Secretary of State Republican
Statewide Office party strength > Current Party Strength > Treasurer Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1978 > Election results > Incumbent George Busbee
US gubernatorial elections, 1978 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Rodney M. Cook (Republican) 19.3%
US gubernatorial elections, 1978 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1978 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 80.7%
US gubernatorial elections, 1982 > Election results > Incumbent George Busbee
US gubernatorial elections, 1982 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Joe Frank Harris (Democratic) 62.8%
Robert H. Bell (Republican) 37.2%
US gubernatorial elections, 1982 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1982 > Election results > Status
Term-limited, Democratic victory
US gubernatorial elections, 1986 > Election results > Incumbent Joe Frank Harris
US gubernatorial elections, 1986 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Guy Davis (Republican) 29.5%
US gubernatorial elections, 1986 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1986 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 70.5%
US gubernatorial elections, 1990 > Election results > Incumbent Joe Frank Harris
US gubernatorial elections, 1990 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Zell Miller (Democratic) 52.9%
Johnny Isakson (Republican) 44.5%
Carole Ann Rand (Libertarian) 2.3%
US gubernatorial elections, 1990 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1990 > Election results > Status
Term-limited, Democratic victory
US gubernatorial elections, 1994 > Election results > Incumbent Zell Miller
US gubernatorial elections, 1994 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1994 > Election results > Status Re-elected, 51.05%
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Incumbent Zell Miller
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Opposing Candidates
Roy Barnes (Democratic) 52.5%
Guy Millner (Republican) 44.0%
Jack Cashin (Libertarian) 3.4%
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 1998 > Summary of results > Status
Term-limited, Democratic victory
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Incumbent Roy Barnes
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Opposing Candidates
Sonny Perdue (Republican) 51.4%
Garrett Hayes (Libertarian) 2.3%
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Party
Democratic
US gubernatorial elections, 2002 > Election results > Status Defeated, 46.3%
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Incumbent Sonny Perdue
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Party Republican
US gubernatorial elections, 2006 > Elections > Status Re-elected
US Presidents by place of primary affiliation > Number 1 [14th of 18]

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