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Brian Kemp

Governor

The 83rd Governor of Georgia, Brian P. Kemp of Athens took office in January 2019. Kemp’s political career began when he served as a state senator from 2003-07.  He served as Georgia Secretary of State from 2010-18 and was re-elected to a second 4-year term as Governor in 2022. He is a business owner, entrepreneur, and investor.

Governor's Office

 

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Burt Jones

Lieutenant Governor

The 13th Lieutenant Governor of Georgia, Burt Jones took office in January 2023. Jones served in the State Senate from 2013 until his election to Lieutenant Governor in the 2022 general election. A 6th-generation Jackson native, Jones works in his family’s business, Jones Petroleum, and was co-captain of the 2002 SEC Championship-winning University of Georgia Bulldogs football team.

Lieutenant Governor's Office

 

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Chris Carr

Attorney General

Chris Carr was appointed as Georgia's 54th Attorney General in 2016. He was elected to a full term in 2018 and then re-elected in 2022. Carr, of Dunwoody, previously served as Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development under Governor Nathan Deal and as Chief of Staff for U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson.

Attorney General's Office

 

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Brad Raffensperger

Secretary of State

Brad Raffensperger took office in January 2019. Raffensperger, of Johns Creek, served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 2015 until his election as Secretary of State in the 2018 general election. He was re-elected in 2022. He is an engineer and business owner.

Secretary of State's Office

 

Superintendent Richard Woods

Richard Woods

State School Superintendent

Richard Woods of Tifton was elected as Georgia’s State School Superintendent in 2014 and re-elected in 2018 and 2022. Woods has more than 30 years of experience as a teacher and administrator in pre-K through 12th-grade public education.

Georgia Department of Education

 

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Tyler Harper

Commissioner of Agriculture

The 17th Commissioner of Agriculture, Tyler Harper of Ocilla took office in January 2023. Harper served in the State Senate from 2013 until his election to commissioner in the 2022 general election. Harper is a 7th-generation farmer who runs a peanut, cotton, beef cattle, and timber operation on the same land his family has farmed for more than 125 years.

Georgia Department of Agriculture

 

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John King

Commissioner of Insurance

Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner John F. King was appointed by Governor Brian P. Kemp in 2019 and elected to the position in 2022. A native of Mexico, King is Georgia’s first Hispanic statewide elected official. King is also a major general in the U.S. Army National Guard and was a commander in combat theaters in Bosnia-Herzegovina, Iraq, and Afghanistan. King joined the Atlanta Police Department in 1985 and was Doraville’s chief of police before serving in state government. 

Office of Insurance and Safety Fire Commissioner

Official headshot of Bruce Thompson Commissioner of Labor

Bruce Thompson

Commissioner of Labor

Bruce Thompson of Cartersville took office in January 2023. Thompson, an insurance agent and entrepreneur, served in the State Senate from 2013 until his election to commissioner in the 2022 general election.

Georgia Department of Labor

 

Official headshot of Tricia Pridemore Public Service Commission Chairman

Tricia Pridemore

Public Service Commission Chairman

Tricia Pridemore was appointed by Governor Nathan Deal to fill a vacancy on the Commission in 2018 and was elected to a new term in the 2018 general election. She has been Chairman since July 2021. Pridemore represents PSC District 5, the west central portion of the state that includes Cobb, Douglas, and Carroll counties. She is a businesswoman with a background in technology, consulting, and workforce development.

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Tim Echols

Public Service Commissioner

A veteran of non-profit work who focuses on consumer protection and accountability, Commissioner Tim Echols took office in January 2011 and serves as vice-chairman. He represents PSC District 2, which covers the eastern central portion of the state running from Gwinnett to Screven counties. He works to promote clean energy initiatives and speaks the importance of safe disposal of nuclear waste.

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Official headshot of Fitz Johnson Public Service Commissioner

Fitz Johnson

Public Service Commissioner

Army veteran and businessman Fitz Johnson was appointed by Governor Brian P. Kemp in 2021. A Citadel graduate, he was once owner of the Atlanta Beat women’s soccer team. Johnson represents PSC District 3, which covers Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton counties.

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Official headshot of Lauren McDonald Public Service Commission

Lauren McDonald, Jr

Public Service Commissioner

Army veteran and businessman Fitz Johnson was appointed by Governor Brian P. Kemp in 2021. A Citadel graduate, he was once owner of the Atlanta Beat women’s soccer team. Johnson represents PSC District 3, which covers Fulton, DeKalb, and Clayton counties.

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Commissioner Jason Shaw

Jason Shaw

Public Service Commissioner

A former state representative, Commissioner Jason Shaw took office in January 2019. He represents PSC District 1, the southern portion of the state that stretches from Macon to Savannah.

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Georgia Senate

Each January, 56 senators meet to set an annual operating budget, amend the current year's budget, and craft laws that range from promoting business to keeping health care spending in check.

State Senators List

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Georgia House of Representatives

The House of Representatives consists of 180 members from regions around the state. Each January the House convenes to set an annual operating budget, amend the prior year's budget, and craft laws to address issues ranging from education reform to transportation investment.

State House of Representatives List