Interview with Chuck Clay, December 14, 2017
Collection: Two-Party Georgia Oral History Project
Chuck Clay is from a military family and moved frequently growing up. He attended the University of North Carolina, and obtained his law degree from the University of Georgia Law School. He moved to Marietta, Georgia in the 1970s for work and became involved in the minority Republican Party in Cobb County at a time when the Republican Party in Georgia was beginning to grow. Clay was Assistant District Attorney in Cobb County, and in 1986, he was elected as the first Republican county commissioner from West Cobb. Clay was elected to the Georgia Senate to represent the 37th District in 1988 and later was selected as Senate Minority Leader. Clay ran for chairman of the Republican Party in 1999 and served one term from 1999-2001.
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Chuck Clay and Ashton Ellett, “Interview with Chuck Clay, December 14, 2017,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed December 7, 2022, https://georgiaoralhistory.libs.uga.edu/RBRL425TPGA/RBRL425TPGA-029.