Governors of Georgia

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How Many Governors Have There Been in The History of The State of Georgia?

Like Connecticut, Georgia was also one of the original 13 colonies as well as one of the original 13 states after the US won its independence. As you would expect, this means that it has had many governors. Georgia became a state on January 2nd, 1788. In the entire history of the state of Georgia, there have been a total of 77 governors since Georgia became a US state.

The last three Georgia governors have all been Republicans. It is also worth noting that the state of Georgia is generally a Republican state in presidential elections. However, Joe Biden did win Georgia in the 2020 US presidential election.

Comprehensive List of The Governors of Georgia

As previously stated, the state of Georgia has had a total of 77 governors. The current governor of the state of Georgia is Brian Kemp. Here is a full list of every one of the Georgia governors in the state's history.

Current Governor
Brian Kemp
Governor Since
Jan 14, 2019
# of Governors Since Statehood

Governors of Georgia

Which party is the current governor of Georgia?

The current governor of Georgia is Brian Kemp, a Republican.

How many governors has Georgia had?

There have been 77 governors of Georgia, 38 Democrats, 5 Republicans, and 35 from other parties.

When was the last Republican governor in Georgia?

The last Republican governor in Georgia is Brian Kemp, who has served from 2019 to the present day.

When was the last Democrat governor in Georgia?

The last Democrat governor in Georgia was Roy Barnes, who served from 1999 to 2003.

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