Sally (Sally) Harrell (D-40)

State Senator Sally Harrell

Sally (Sally) Harrell (D-40)
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Capitol: 404.463.2260
FAX: 404.656.5043
District: 470.499.0601
Senator
Georgia State Senate
Room 319-B Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 941365
Atlanta, GA 31141
Residence:Chamblee, GA

Committee Assignments

Bio

Senator Sally Harrell, a Democrat, was elected in 2018 to serve the 40th Senate District which includes portions of Dekalb, Fulton, and Gwinnett counties. Sen. Harrell is a member of the Senate Ethics, Higher Education, and Natural Resources and the Environment Committees. Sen. Harrell was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005, where she was a member of the Education, Human Relations & Aging, Children & Youth, and Appropriations Committees. As a State Representative, Sen. Harrell championed a wide range of women's and children's issues, advocating for mental health and disability services and mandatory recess for children. Sen. Harrell also helped pass a law protecting mothers who breastfeed in public and was an advocate for various non-profit organizations. Prior to serving in the Legislature, Sen. Harrell was the Executive Director of the Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition of Georgia. She received her Masters of Social Work from the University of Georgia and a Bachelor Degree from Georgia State University.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2018    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: James (Jay) Harrell   DOB: 3/5/1966
Counties Representing
DeKalb
Fulton
Gwinnett