Harold (Harold) V. Jones, II (D-22)

State Senator Harold Jones

Harold (Harold) V. Jones, II (D-22)
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Capitol: 404.656.0036
FAX: 404.656.5043
District: 706.339.1424
Senator
Georgia State Senate
Room 121-B State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
437 Walker Street
Augusta, GA 30901
Residence:Augusta, GA

Committee Assignments

Bio

Senator Jones serves as the Democratic Whip. He is also Secretary of the Ethics Committee while serving as a member of the Economic Development and Sen-ate Rules Committees. In 2004, he was elected as the first African American Solicitor General for Richmond County. In 2008, he was re-elected with endorsements from the Augusta Chronicle, Augusta Focus and Metro Courier for Solic-itor General. As solicitor general, Sen. Jones handled misdemeanor crimes and strived to balance repre-sentation of the State with advocacy for victims and to maintain policies that apply standards of fairness and equality for all concerned. Senator Jones has long been an active member of his community. His affiliations include the NAACP, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Down-town Rotary Club, the Greater Augusta Arts Council (former chairman), the Richmond Burke County Youth Council (former chairman), Democratic Party Member, Leadership Augusta (former board mem-ber), and Leadership Georgia. Senator Jones created the Harold V. Jones II Social Studies Award, which is given to a Glenn Hills High School senior who plans to study political science in college. Senator Jones earned his bachelor's degree from South Carolina State University in 1991. In, 1994, he graduated from North Carolina Central University Law School. Senator Jones is a former adjunct pro-fessor for Georgia Military College, Paine College and Voorhees College. Currently, he works as an adjunct professor at the University of Phoenix.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2014    Next Election: 2022
Spouse: Kimberly   
Counties Representing
Richmond