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151st Georgia General Assembly

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Meeting place  Georgia State Capitol
President of the Senate  Casey Cagle (R)
Members  180 (116 R, 63 D, 1 I)
Members  56 (36 R, 20 D)
Party control  Republican Party
Speaker of the House  David Ralston (R)
151st Georgia General Assembly

Overview

The 151st General Assembly of the U.S. state of Georgia convened its first session on January 10, 2011, at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. The 151st Georgia General Assembly succeeded the 150th and will serve as the precedent for the 152nd General Assembly in 2013.

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Changes in Membership from Previous Term

Two seats changed party control from the previous session, one due to defeat of an incumbent and the other due to a party switch (Tim Golden) the beginning of the 151st Georgia General Assembly saw thirteen new state senators. One defeated an incumbent in the General Election, one defeated an incumbent in the primary, Six replaced incumbents who had run for other office. Five replaced a senator who had retired.

Changes in Membership from Previous Term

Fourteen seats changed party control from the previous session, three due to defeat of an incumbent, three due to retirements/resignation or runs for other office and the other eight due to a party switch from the Democrats to the Republicans (Ellis Black, Amy Carter, Mike Cheokas, Bubber Epps, Gerald E. Greene, Bob Hanner, Doug McKillip, Alan Powell) the beginning of the 151st Georgia General Assembly saw thirty-four new representatives. One defeated an incumbent in the primary, three in the primary run-off, ten replaced incumbents who had run for other office. Sixteen replaced a representative who had retired.

References

151st Georgia General Assembly Wikipedia


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