Steve (Steve) Gooch (R-51)

State Senator Steve Gooch

Steve (Steve) Gooch (R-51)
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Capitol: 404.656.9221
FAX: 404.656.5043
District: 706.300.6568
Georgia State Senate
Room 236 State Capitol 206 Washington Street, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334
PO Box 600
Dahlonega, GA 30533
Residence:Dahlonega, GA

Committee Assignments


Senator Steve Gooch was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2010. Senator Gooch is a Republican representing the 51st District, which includes Fannin, Union, Gilmer, Lumpkin, White, Dawson and parts of Pickens and Forsyth counties. Senator Gooch was elected as the Majority Whip of the Senate Majority Caucus in 2014. Prior to serving as the Senate Majority Whip, Senator Gooch served as the Secretary of the Senate Majority Caucus and as chair of the Senate Transportation Committee. Senator Gooch serves as Vice-Chairman of the Transportation Committee and Secretary of the Appropriations Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Finance and Regulated Industries and Utilities Committees and as Ex-Officio on the Assignments and Rules Committees. Senator Gooch graduated from North Georgia College and State University, where he earned a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and a Master's Degree in Public Administration. He currently serves as the Executive Director for the Development Authority of Lumpkin County and is a former Georgia Department of Transportation board member. Prior to being elected to the Georgia State Senate, he served as the sole Lumpkin County Commissioner. Senator Gooch and his wife Shannon have three children- Samuel, Seth, and Sawyer.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2024
Spouse: Shannon   
Counties Representing