Bill (Bill) Cowsert (R-SS46)
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District FAX: 706.543.7731
Georgia State Senate
Room 236 State Capitol 206 Washington Street
Atlanta, GA 30334

District Office:
PO Box 512
Athens, GA 30603
Elected: 2006    Next Election: 2018
Spouse: Amy Argo   DOB: 9/1/1958
Committee Assignments
MemberSubcommittee on Higher Education
MemberSubcommittee on Judicial
MemberSubcommittee on Technology and Education
MemberSenate Committee on Assignments
MemberSenate Committee on Administrative Affairs
Vice ChairSenate Committee on Judiciary
MemberSenate Committee on Regulated Industries and Utilities
MemberSenate Committee on Health and Human Services
MemberSenate Committee on Appropriations
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Rules
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Transportation
Ex-OfficioSenate Committee on Finance
Counties Representing
Clarke / Oconee / Walton


Sen. Bill Cowsert, a Republican, was elected to the Georgia State Senate in 2006. His Senate peers elected him Majority Leader in 2014. He represents the citizens of Clarke, Oconee and Walton counties.

Sen. Cowsert serves as vice chair of the Judiciary Committee. He also serves on the Appropriations, Administrative Affairs, Committee on Assignments, Health and Human Services, Reapportionment and Redistricting and Regulated Industries Committees. Additionally, he serves as Ex- Officio on the Rules, Finance and Transportation Committees.

Born Sept. 1, 1958, in Jackson, Miss., and raised in Macon, Ga., Sen. Cowsert graduated from Macon Central High School, earned a B.S. in business ad-ministration from Presbyterian College, and a law degree from the University of Georgia School of Law. Sen. Cowsert is a founding partner of the Athens' based law firm Cowsert & Avery.

He is the past president of the Athens Sertoma Club and Clarke County Heart Association, and is a board member of the Athens Touchdown Club. Senator Cowsert and his wife, Amy, are the parents of three grown children- Will, Bob, and Caty. They are mem-bers of the First Presbyterian Church of Athens, where Sen. Cowsert is an elder.

Occupation- Attorney Spouse- Amy Birthdate- September 1