Georgia Constitution Exam
Past-1942 2 consecutive two year terms
1942-1976 1 four year term
1976-now 2 consecutive four year terms
US House – must be 25 years old, a citizen of the US for at least 7 years prior to the election, a resident of the state that he or she has chosen to represent
Georgia Senate – must be 25 years old and must have residency in Georgia for at least 2 years and for at least 1 year in the district that he or she represents
US Senate – must be 30 years old, a citizen of the US for at least 9 years prior to election , a resident of the state represented
Secretary of state: runs elections, handles incorporation of businesses, and maintains GA archives.
Insurance commissioner: set rates and determine which carriers will be licensed to operate in GA. Also serves as state fire marshal.
State school superintendent:
Commissioner of agriculture: provides information to farmers and certifies the accuracy and quality of fertilizer
Commissioner of labor: occupational safety and the administration of labor laws, addresses unemployment.
Public service commission: regulates industries and their rates such as telephones, electricity, and natural gas, trucks, buses
State Board of Pardons and Paroles – five members appointed by the Governor, power of executive clemency, including the powers to grant reprieves, pardons and paroles
State Transportation Board – as many members as congressional districts in the state to be elected by a majority vote of the members of the House of Representatives and Senate, in charge of transportation, highway construction, railroads
Veterans Service Board – seven members appointed by the Governor
Board of Natural Resources – one member from each congressional district in the state and five members from the state at large all appointed by the Governor
Educational Board – governor, one member per district
Regents – one per district, appointed by governor, in charge of colleges