Interview with Carol Jackson, June 3, 2010

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Senator Carol Jackson, a Democrat from Cleveland, was elected to the state Senate from Georgia's 50th District in 1998. Lieutenant Governor Taylor has appointed Senator Jackson to serve as vice chair of the Corrections, Correctional Institutions, and Property Committee, and as secretary of the Agriculture Committee. She is a member of the Appropriations, Veterans and Consumer Affairs, and Ethics Committees. Senator Jackson came to the General Assembly after serving 14 years as Superior Court Clerk in White County. She served as president of the Superior Court Clerks Association of Georgia. Jackson discusses her experience in legislature, her struggles to be taken seriously because of her gender, and party politics in Georgia.






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Carol Jackson and Bob Short, “Interview with Carol Jackson, June 3, 2010,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed May 25, 2024,