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11 January 2010

State Rep. Jan Jones Elected Speaker Pro Tempore

The Georgia House just elected state Representative Jan Jones of Alpharetta Speaker Pro Tempore.

Jones was nominated by Rep. Jon Burns (R - Newington). The Democratic caucus nominated Kathy Ashe of Atlanta.

The vote count was 113 votes for Jones and 61 votes for Ashe. There are 74 Democrats in the Georgia House.