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Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 128 Karen Handel 
Creator:  Handel, Karen.
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Abstract:  Karen Handel served as Secretary of State of Georgia from 2007 to 2010, when she resigned to run for governor of Georgia, a bid which was ultimately unsuccessful. In this interview she discusses her upbringing, public service career, and political philosophy. She talks about her experience as Secretary of State of Georgia, her identification as a Republican, her strategies for balancing the state budget, her work on voter ID laws, and her attempts to enact ethics reform in the state legislature.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers, Series IX. Artifacts 
Creator:  Cleland, Max, 1942-
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Abstract:  Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Series IX. Artifacts contains materials from throughout Cleland's life and political career, including his military service, political campaigns, and awards.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers, Series VI. Prior Political Career 
Creator:  Cleland, Max, 1942-
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Abstract:  Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Series VI. Prior Political Career documents the positions Cleland held prior to becoming a U.S. senator and includes newspaper clippings, correspondence, memos, and research materials.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 020 Cathy Cox 
Creator:  Cox, Lera Catherine (Cathy), 1958-
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Abstract:  Lera Catherine "Cathy" Cox was born in Bainbridge, Georgia, in 1958 and has served as a state representative, Secretary of State, and as the 21st president of Young Harris College. Cox discusses her early years in Bainbridge, Ga., and her career path in journalism and law before serving in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1993 to 1996. She also talks about becoming Secretary of State in 1999, and her efforts to update voting equipment and voter ID laws. She also addresses her unsuccessful run in the 2006 campaign for governor, and shares her thoughts on issues facing Georgia such as early childhood education, rail transportation, and water resource management. Furthermore, she discusses her experience as president of Young Harris College, a role she took in 2007, and her plans for the college in the near future.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 058 David Poythress 
Creator:  Poythress, David, 1943-
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Abstract:  David Poythress began his career in the U.S. Air Force as a judge advocate general and became assistant attorney general in 1971. Since then, Poythress has served in a variety of elected and appointed positions, including as secretary of state, state labor commissioner, and adjutant general of the Georgia National Guard. In this interview, Poythress discusses his early life and education, his investigation into nursing home revenue and Medicaid, his time as secretary of state for Georgia, his campaign for governor in 1998, and his experiences with the Georgia Department of Defense and the Georgia National Guard.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 098 Stephanie Benfield 
Creator:  Benfield, Ethel Stephanie Stuckey, 1965-
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Abstract:  Stephanie Stuckey Benfield was born in Eastman, Georgia, on December 25, 1965. The daughter of Congressman Bill Stuckey, Benfield grew up in Washington, D.C. While building her own practice, Stuckey and Manheimer, she worked as legislative aide and attorney to Georgia Senator Mary Margaret Oliver. In 1998, she ran a successful campaign for the Georgia State House of Representatives, currently representing District 85. She discusses the Stuckey family, her time as a state legislator, and party politics in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, ROGP 134 Bill Stephens 
Creator:  Stephens, William Veach (Bill), 1956-
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Abstract:  Senator Bill Stephens, a Republican from Canton, was elected to the State Senate in 1998 to represent the 51st Senate District. He discusses his work with Gov. Zell Miller, his time in the State Senate, and the state of party politics in Georgia.
Collection Title:  Max Cleland Papers: Collection Summary 
Creator:  Cleland, Max, 1942-
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Abstract:  Cleland represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate (1997-2002), with previous service as a Georgia state senator, head of the Veterans Administration, and Georgia Secretary of State. Cleland's papers predominantly document his career as a U.S. Senator and include constituent correspondence, legislative subject files, files from his committee service, press files, and files from his district office.