153rd Georgia General Assembly

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153d Georgia General Assembly
152nd 154th
Great Seal of the State of Georgia
Overview
Meeting place Georgia State Capitol
Senate
Members 56 (38 R, 18 D)
President of the Senate Casey Cagle (R)
Party control Republican Party
House of Representatives
Members 180 (119 R, 60 D, 1 I)
Party control Republican Party
Sessions
1st January 12, 2015 (2015-01-12) – April 2, 2015 (2015-04-02)
2nd January 11, 2016 (2016-01-11) – March 24, 2016 (2016-03-24)

The 153rd General Assembly of the U.S. state of Georgia convened its first session on January 12, 2015,[1] at the Georgia State Capitol in Atlanta. Its second term was January 11 through March 24, 2016. The 153rd Georgia General Assembly succeeded the 152nd of 2013 and 2014, and served as the precedent for the 154th in 2017 and 2018.

Party composition[edit]

Of the 180 Georgia State House seats and 56 Georgia State Senate seats, zero changed hands with respect to political party following the 2014 elections.

Senate[edit]

Affiliation Members
Republican Party 38
Democratic Party 18
  Independent 0
  Vacancies 0
 Total 56 

House of Representatives[edit]

Affiliation Members
Republican Party 119
Democratic Party 60
  Independent 1
  Vacancies 0
 Total 180 

Officers[edit]

Senate[edit]

Position Name District Party
President Casey Cagle n/a Republican
President Pro Tempore David Shafer 48 Republican

Majority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
Senate Majority Leader Bill Cowsert 46
Majority Caucus Chairman William Ligon, Jr. 3
Majority Whip Steve Gooch 51

Minority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
Senate Minority Leader Steve Henson 41
Minority Caucus Chairman Horacena Tate 38
Minority Whip Vincent Fort 39

House of Representatives[edit]

Position Name District Party
Speaker of the House David Ralston 7 Republican
Speaker Pro Tempore Jan Jones 47 Republican

Majority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
House Majority Leader Jon G. Burns 159
Majority Whip Matt Ramsey 72
Majority Caucus Chairman Matt Hatchett 150
Majority Caucus Vice-Chairman Sam Teasley 37
Majority Caucus Sec./Treas. Bruce Williamson 115

Minority leadership[edit]

Position Name District
House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams 89
Minority Whip Carolyn Hugley 136
Minority Caucus Chairman Virgil Fludd 64
Minority Caucus Vice-Chairman Billy Mitchell 88
Minority Caucus Secretary Pat Gardner 57
Minority Caucus Treasurer David Wilkerson 38

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]. legis.ga.gov. Retrieved December 12, 2014.

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