2019 Georgia Code
Title 28 - General Assembly
Chapter 2 - Apportionment of House of Representatives and Senate; Qualifications of Members
§ 28-2-1. Apportionment and qualifications for the House of Representatives

Universal Citation: GA Code § 28-2-1 (2019)
  • (a)

    • (1) There shall be 180 members of the House of Representatives.

    • (2) The General Assembly by general law shall divide the state into 180 representative districts which shall consist of either a portion of a county or a county or counties or any combination thereof and shall be represented by one Representative elected only by the electors of such district.

  • (b) A member of the House of Representatives shall be a resident of the district which such member represents and at the time of such member's election shall have been a resident of the territory embraced within such district for at least one year preceding such time.

History:

Code 1981, § 28-2-1, enacted by Ga. L. 2011, Ex. Sess., p. 3, § 3/HB 1EX.

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