Steve (Steve) Gooch (R-SS51)
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Capitol: 404.656.9221
FAX: 404.651.6768
District: 706.300.6568
District FAX: 770.844.5821
Georgia State Senate
Room 421-F State Capitol 206 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 600
Dahlonega, GA 30533-0010
Elected: 2010    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Shannon   
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Tax Reform
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Transportation
MemberSubcommittee on Transportation
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education
SecretarySenate Committee on Appropriations
MemberSenate Committee on Finance
MemberSenate Committee on Regulated Industries and Utilities
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Assignments
MemberSenate Committee on MARTOC
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Rules
Counties Representing
Dawson / Fannin / Forsyth / Gilmer / Lumpkin / Pickens / Union / White


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-Chair of the Transportation Committee and will serve this year as Secretary of the Appropriations Committee.

Additionally, he serves on the Finance and Regulated Industries and Utilities Committees and as Ex-Officio on the Rules Committee.

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.