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  Orrock, Nancy G. "Nan"
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AffiliationDemocratic  
  2017-01-01  
 
NameNancy G. "Nan" Orrock
Address1070 Delaware Ave SE
Atlanta, Georgia 30316, United States
EmailNone
Website [Link]
Born November 08, 1943 (76 years)
ContributorJoshua L.
Last ModifedRBH
Feb 20, 2019 03:50pm
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InfoNAN GROGAN ORROCK, is a nine-term Georgia State Representative representing in-town Atlanta neighborhoods. Rep. Orrock serves as the Majority Whip in the House Democratic Caucus . Rep. Orrock is the former Chair of the Committee on Intra-Governmental Coordination. She is currently serving as Vice-Chair of the Rules Committee, and also serves on the Appropriations Committee, Ethics Committee, the Committee for Special Policy Rules and the Ways & Means Committee, Ex Officio. Rep. Orrock is a founder of the Legislative Women's Caucus and her legislative expertise includes health policy, women?s issues, child/family policy, workplace issues, civil liberties, civil rights, and environmental issues.
Rep. Orrock's successful legislative initiatives include passage of the Georgia Family Medical Leave Act, the Prescriptive Equity for Contraceptives Act, the Chlamydia Screening Act, Georgia Hate Crimes Act, and the Omnibus AIDS statute. She has been named Public Health Legislator of the Year for her efforts. In 1996 Orrock worked with a legislative team to pass landmark legislation regulating landfills and has continued to monitor landfill issues and advocate for environmentally sound policy on air and water, solid waste, and nuclear waste.

In 2002, Rep. Orrock passed legislation for reform and fairness in the unemployment insurance system and now serves on the state Blue Ribbon Commission on the Unemployment Insurance Trust Fund. Additionally, she is undertaking efforts to address chronic homelessness and the need for affordable housing. She is a member of the Governor?s Action Group on the Accessibility and Affordability of Health Insurance to address the needs of 1.2 million uninsured Georgians.

Representative Orrock serves on the boards of the national Center for Policy Alternatives, the Sapelo Foundation, and Metro Atlanta YWCA. She is a founding executive board member of the National Labor Caucus, and is Vice Chair for the Labor-Workforce Committee of the National Conference of State Legislators. She is a member of the Georgia Women's Forum and the National Campaign for America's Future. She also serves on the new Morehouse School of Medicine Legislative Advisory Committee. Representative Orrock was selected as a Fellow for the 2003 Eleanor Roosevelt Global Leadership Institute.

Representative Orrock is the president of Women Legislators' Lobby (WiLL), a national multi-partisan network of women legislators working to impact federal spending priorities. WiLL is a program of WAND, Women?s Action for New Directions, that works to reduce violence and increase the voices of women in the political process.

Representative Orrock received her B.A. in English from Mary Washington College of the University of Virginia. Her work experience spans the fields of philanthropy, journalism, civil rights, union and community organizing. She is the mother of two sons, both in their twenties.

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  11/14/2018 GA Senate Minority Caucus Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2018 GA State Senate 36 Won 99.99% (+99.99%)
  05/22/2018 GA State Senate 36 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/2016 GA State Senate 36 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/24/2016 GA State Senate 36 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 GA State Senate 36 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  05/20/2014 GA State Senate 36 - D Primary Won 70.65% (+41.30%)
  11/06/2012 GA State Senate 36 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/31/2012 GA State Senate 36 - D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2010 GA State Senate 36 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/20/2010 GA State Senate 36- D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 GA State Senate 036 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/15/2008 GA State Senate 036- D Primary Won 71.56% (+43.12%)
  11/07/2006 GA State Senate 36 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  07/18/2006 GA State Senate 36- D Primary Won 62.28% (+24.56%)
  01/03/2005 Minority Caucus Secretary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/2004 GA State House 58 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/2002 GA State House 051 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/07/2000 GA State House 056 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1998 GA State House 056 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1996 GA State House 056 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1994 GA State House 056 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/03/1992 GA State House 056 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1990 GA State House 030 Won 85.49% (+70.98%)
  11/08/1988 GA State House 030 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
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GA Governor - D Primary - May 22, 2018 D Stacey Abrams
GA Secretary of State - D Primary - May 22, 2018 D John Barrow
GA Insurance Commissioner - D Primary - May 22, 2018 D Cindy Zeldin
Atlanta City Council - At-Large P1 - Nov 07, 2017 D Michael Julian Bond
GA State House 084 - D Primary - May 24, 2016 D Renitta Shannon
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 01, 2016 D Hillary Clinton
Macon Mayor - D Primary - Jul 19, 2011 D Robert Brown
Atlanta Mayor - Runoff - Dec 01, 2009 D Kasim Reed
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D Howard Dean
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 02, 2004 D John Edwards