The New Georgia Encyclopedia provides short articles about many topics related to Georgia politics and history.
Georgia's Political Heritage Program at the University of West Georgia collects manuscripts and oral histories about Geogria politics.
The Georgia Government Document Project at Georgia State University contains manuscripts and oral histories with important political and activist figures from across the state.
Hills, Tommy. Red State Rising: Triumph of the Republican Party in Georgia. Macon, GA: Stroud & Hall Publishers, 2009.
Appleton, Andrew and Daniel S. Ward, Ed. State Party Profiles: A 50-State Guide to Development, Organization, and Resources. Washington, D.C.: Congressional Quarterly Inc., 1997.
Feldman, Glenn, Ed. Painting Dixie Red: When, Where, Why, and How the South Became Republican. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2011.
Lassiter, Matthew and Joseph Crespino, Ed. The Myth of Southern Exceptionalism. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2010.
Paul, Karen Dawley, Glenn Gray, and L. Rebecca Johnson Melvin. An American Political Archives Reader. Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 2009.
There are numerous records of county organizations in both the Republican and Democratic party records. Materials related to Georgia counties contain information about demographics, organizational structure, grassroots efforts to engage communities, and the relative strengths and weaknesses of political parties in specific places.
Searching for county names in the records can be helpful in finding materials that will aid in comparing eras and trends in state politics.
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