Michael (Mike) E. Glanton, Sr. (D-SH075)
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Georgia House of Representatives
Room 408-D Coverdell Legislative Office Building 18 Capitol Square, SW
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 216
Jonesboro, GA 30236
Elected: 2012    Next Election: 2020
Spouse: Pearla M.   
Committee Assignments
Vice ChairSubcommittee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on MARTOC
MemberHouse Committee on Defense and Veterans Affairs
MemberHouse Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security
MemberHouse Committee on Education
MemberHouse Committee on Appropriations
Counties Representing


Mike Glanton has been a public servant/volunteer/leader for over thirty-five years. He is a United States Army Retired War Veteran and has worked as a Federal and State employee.

He has spent significant time in over thirteen (13) countries and lived in eighteen (18) different cities around the world. Rep. Glanton began his political career serving with the Clayton County Democratic Party. He was elected to the State Committee for the Democratic Party of Georgia serving on the Voter Registration and Constituency Groups sub-committees. He is in his sixth term as a State Committee member.

He is the recipient of numerous awards and recognitions. Among his awards are the Federal Humanitarian Service Medal, the Kuwait Liberation Medal, and the Georgia Secretary Of State's Outstanding Citizen Award. He is Clayton County Arc's 2008 "Legislator of the Year". He is the Clayton County Chamber of Commerce "Community Service Award" recipient for 2008, and was selected to the Georgia Chamber of Commerce 2009 "Honor Roll".

He served as Chairman of the nine-member Clayton County Legislative Delegation from December 2009 through January 2011, and also served as its Secretary during the 2007- 2008 legislative sessions. He served two consecutive terms in the Georgia House of Representatives before vacating his seat to run for the State Senate in 2010. Rep. Glanton was re-elected to the House of Representatives in 2012 and 2014.

During his tenure in the House of Representatives, he introduced and passed significant revenue generating legislation for the Cities of Jonesboro, Forest Park, Riverdale and Morrow and Clayton County totaling over 1.5 Billion dollars in potential revenue and development. He has personally has risen over $300,000 dollars in donations for local nonprofits. He is credited with passing Ethics Legislation (HB 1302/743) for the Clayton County School Board in efforts to regain the System's Accreditation. Rep. Glanton also served as the Chairman of the Clayton County Ethics Committee commissioned by the Board of Commissioners to rewrite the County Code of Ethics in 2008.

He is a 2012 nominee for the Association of County Commissioners of Georgia Leadership Award for Leadership Development Advocate of the Year. He is a licensed and ordained Minister and pastor's New Life Christian Church in Jonesboro.

Rep.. Glanton serves as the Chief Operating Officer (COO) for a multi-million dollars International Recruitment Corporation, as well as the Owner/Managing Partner for VETTEK Solutions, Inc., Information Technology Corporation. He represents Clayton County in the 75th District of Georgia. He resides in Jonesboro with his lovely wife Pearla (Kauai, Hawaii). He is the proud father of five adult children and grandfather of seventeen.

State House District 75 Communities of Jonesboro, Morrow, Flint River, Irongate, Mundy's Mill, Lovejoy, Riverdale, Point South & Lakeview