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Georgia's 8th congressional district

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Georgia's 8th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Georgia. [1]

78 relations: Alexander H. Stephens, Ambrose R. Wright, American Civil War, Atkinson County, Georgia, Austin Scott (politician), Ben Hill County, Georgia, Berrien County, Georgia, Bibb County, Georgia, Billy Lee Evans, Bleckley County, Georgia, Braswell Deen, Brooks County, Georgia, Butts County, Georgia, Charles Hillyer Brand, Colquitt County, Georgia, Congressional district, Cook County, Georgia, Democratic Party (United States), Dodge County, Georgia, Florence Reville Gibbs, Florida, George W. Bush, Georgia (U.S. state), Georgia's 3rd congressional district, Georgia's 7th congressional district, Georgia's congressional districts, Henry Hull Carlton, Houston County, Georgia, Incumbent, Iris Faircloth Blitch, Irwin County, Georgia, J. Roy Rowland, J. Russell Tuten, Jim Marshall (Georgia politician), John James Jones, John S. Gibson, Jones County, Georgia, Lanier County, Georgia, List of Governors of Georgia, List of United States congressional districts, Lowndes County, Georgia, Lynn Westmoreland, Mac Collins, Macon, Georgia, Mayor, Monroe County, Georgia, Moultrie, Georgia, President of the United States, Pulaski County, Georgia, Reconstruction era, ..., Republican Party (United States), Rick Goddard, Robert Toombs, Samuel Joelah Tribble, Saxby Chambliss, Seaborn Reese, Telfair County, Georgia, Thomas County, Georgia, Thomas G. Lawson, Thomasville, Georgia, Tift County, Georgia, Tifton, Georgia, Tinsley W. Rucker Jr., Turner County, Georgia, Twiggs County, Georgia, U.S. state, United States House of Representatives elections, 2012, Valdosta, Georgia, W. Benjamin Gibbs, W. S. Stuckey Jr., Warner Robins, Georgia, Whig Party (United States), Wilcox County, Georgia, Wilkinson County, Georgia, William Marcellus Howard, William McDonald Wheeler, Worth County, Georgia, 2010 United States Census. Expand index (28 more) »

Alexander H. Stephens

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (born February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician who served as the 50th Governor of Georgia from 1882 until his death in 1883.

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Ambrose R. Wright

Ambrose Ransom Wright (April 26, 1826 – December 21, 1872) was a lawyer, Georgia politician, and Confederate general in the American Civil War.

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American Civil War

The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.

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Atkinson County, Georgia

Atkinson County is a county located in the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Austin Scott (politician)

James Austin Scott (born December 10, 1969) is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for since 2011.

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Ben Hill County, Georgia

Ben Hill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Berrien County, Georgia

Berrien County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Bibb County, Georgia

Bibb County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Billy Lee Evans

Billy Lee Evans (born November 10, 1941) is an American politician who served in both the Georgia House of Representatives and the U.S. House of Representatives.

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Bleckley County, Georgia

Bleckley County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Braswell Deen

Braswell Drue Deen (June 28, 1893 – November 28, 1981) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

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Brooks County, Georgia

Brooks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia, on its southern border with Florida.

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Butts County, Georgia

Butts County is a county located in the central part of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Charles Hillyer Brand

Charles Hillyer Brand (April 20, 1861 – May 17, 1933) was an American politician, businessman, jurist and lawyer.

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Colquitt County, Georgia

Colquitt County is a county in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Congressional district

A congressional district is an electoral constituency that elects a single member of a congress.

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Cook County, Georgia

Cook County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Democratic Party (United States)

The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).

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Dodge County, Georgia

Dodge County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Florence Reville Gibbs

Florence Reville Gibbs (April 4, 1890 – August 19, 1964) was a Democratic congresswoman, the first woman to represent Georgia in the United States House of Representatives.

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Florida

Florida (Spanish for "land of flowers") is the southernmost contiguous state in the United States.

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George W. Bush

George Walker Bush (born July 6, 1946) is an American politician who served as the 43rd President of the United States from 2001 to 2009.

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Georgia (U.S. state)

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern United States.

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Georgia's 3rd congressional district

Georgia's 3rd congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Georgia's 7th congressional district

Georgia's 7th congressional district is a congressional district in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Georgia's congressional districts

Georgia is represented in the United States House of Representatives by 14 elected representatives, each campaigning and receiving votes in only one district of the 14.

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Henry Hull Carlton

Henry Hull Carlton (May 14, 1835 – October 26, 1905) was an American politician, medical doctor, journalist and soldier.

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Houston County, Georgia

Houston County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Incumbent

The incumbent is the current holder of a political office.

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Iris Faircloth Blitch

Iris Faircloth Blitch (April 25, 1912 – August 19, 1993) was a United States Representative from Georgia.

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Irwin County, Georgia

Irwin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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J. Roy Rowland

James Roy Rowland, Jr. (born February 3, 1926) is an American politician and physician from Georgia.

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J. Russell Tuten

James Russell Tuten (July 23, 1911 – August 16, 1968) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

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Jim Marshall (Georgia politician)

James Creel Marshall (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician who was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 2003 to 2011.

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John James Jones

John James Jones (November 13, 1824 – October 19, 1898) was an American politician and lawyer from the state of Georgia who served in the United States Congress.

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John S. Gibson

John Strickland Gibson (January 3, 1893 – October 19, 1960) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

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Jones County, Georgia

Jones County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Lanier County, Georgia

Lanier County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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List of Governors of Georgia

The Governor of Georgia is the head of the executive branch of Georgia's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.

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List of United States congressional districts

Congressional districts for the United States House of Representatives are electoral divisions for the purpose of electing members of the House of Representatives.

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Lowndes County, Georgia

Lowndes County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Lynn Westmoreland

Leon Acton "Lynn" Westmoreland (born April 2, 1950) is an American politician who was the U.S. Representative for from 2007 to 2017 and the from 2005 to 2007.

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Mac Collins

Michael Allen Collins (born October 15, 1944), American politician, was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1993 to 2005, representing the (previously from 1993 to 2003).

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Macon, Georgia

Macon, officially Macon–Bibb County, is a consolidated city-county located in the state of Georgia, United States.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or a town.

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Monroe County, Georgia

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Moultrie, Georgia

Moultrie is the county seat and largest city of Colquitt County, Georgia, United States.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.

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Pulaski County, Georgia

Pulaski County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Reconstruction era

The Reconstruction era was the period from 1863 (the Presidential Proclamation of December 8, 1863) to 1877.

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Republican Party (United States)

The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.

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Rick Goddard

Richard N. "Rick" Goddard, a retired U.S. Air Force Major General, ran for the United States Congress in the 2008 election for Georgia's 8th congressional district as a Republican.

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Robert Toombs

Robert Augustus Toombs (July 2, 1810 – December 15, 1885) was an American politician who was a founding father of the Confederacy and its first Secretary of State.

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Samuel Joelah Tribble

Samuel Joelah Tribble (November 15, 1869 – December 8, 1916) was an American politician and lawyer.

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Saxby Chambliss

Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is an American politician who was a United States Senator from Georgia from 2003 to 2015.

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Seaborn Reese

Seaborn Reese (November 28, 1846 – March 1, 1907) was an American politician, jurist and lawyer.

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Telfair County, Georgia

Telfair County is a county located in the central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Thomas County, Georgia

Thomas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Thomas G. Lawson

Thomas Graves Lawson (May 2, 1835 – April 16, 1912) was a Congressional Representative from Georgia.

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Thomasville, Georgia

Thomasville is the county seat of Thomas County, Georgia, United States.

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Tift County, Georgia

Tift County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Tifton, Georgia

Tifton is a city in Tift County, Georgia, United States.

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Tinsley W. Rucker Jr.

Tinsley White Rucker Jr. (March 24, 1848 – November 18, 1926) was an American politician, soldier and lawyer.

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Turner County, Georgia

Turner County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Twiggs County, Georgia

Twiggs County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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U.S. state

A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.

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United States House of Representatives elections, 2012

The 2012 United States House of Representatives elections were held on Tuesday, November 6, 2012.

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Valdosta, Georgia

Valdosta is a city in and the county seat of Lowndes County, located on the southern border of Georgia, United States.

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W. Benjamin Gibbs

Willis Benjamin Gibbs (April 15, 1889 – August 7, 1940) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia, husband of Florence Reville Gibbs.

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W. S. Stuckey Jr.

Williamson Sylvester Stuckey Jr. (born May 25, 1935) is an American businessman and a politician.

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Warner Robins, Georgia

Warner Robins is a city in the U.S. state of Georgia, located in Houston County in the central part of the state.

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Whig Party (United States)

The Whig Party was a political party active in the middle of the 19th century in the United States.

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Wilcox County, Georgia

Wilcox County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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Wilkinson County, Georgia

Wilkinson County, established in 1803 and named for General James Wilkinson (1757-1825), is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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William Marcellus Howard

William Marcellus Howard (December 6, 1857 – July 5, 1932) was a noted jurist and politician from the American state of Georgia.

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William McDonald Wheeler

William McDonald (Don) Wheeler (July 11, 1915 – May 5, 1989) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia.

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Worth County, Georgia

Worth County is a county located in the south central portion of the U.S. state of Georgia.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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Redirects here:

GA-08, United States House of Representatives, GA District 8, United States House of Representatives, Georgia District 8.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgia's_8th_congressional_district

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