Karen C. Handel

Karen Christine Handel is an American businesswoman and politician. Handel, a member of the Republican Party, served as chair of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners from 2003 to 2006, as Secretary of State of Georgia from 2007 to 2010, and in the U.S. House of Representatives from 2017 to 2019. Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Karen C. Handel has 35 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2008 News Conference as a Secretary of State for the Georgia (State). The year with the most videos was 2018 with 19 videos. Most appearances with Lucia "Lucy" K. McBath (2). Most common tags: Georgia, House of Representatives.

Appearances by Title:


U.S. Representative, R-GA 6th June 26, 2017 - January 2, 2019 Videos: 31 U.S. Representative Candidate,
c. January 20, 2017 - June 20, 2017 Videos: 2 Secretary of State, Georgia (State)
January 13, 2007 - January 8, 2010 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Georgia 6th Congressional District Debate

    Georgia 6th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Representative Lucy McBath (D-GA) and Karen Handel (R), participated in…

  • Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Homeland Security Department Oversight

    Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen appeared at an oversight hearing of her department’s border security actions and…

  • Antitrust Enforcement Oversight

    Antitrust Enforcement Oversight

    Government officials testified at a hearing on the enforcement of antitrust laws. Witnesses included Federal Trade…

  • Google Data Collection

    Google Data Collection

    Google CEO Sundar Pichai testified at a hearing on his company’s use of consumer data. He answered lawmakers' questions on…

  • Georgia 6th Congressional District Debate

    Georgia 6th Congressional District Debate

    Candidates in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District race, incumbent Representative Karen Handel (R) and challenger Lucy…

  • House Session, Part 1

    House Session, Part 1

    The House approved H.R.6691, the Community Safety and Security Act of 2018. The bill further defines the term “crime of…

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Historical Member of Congress Record

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Past Elections

Ideology data is based on DW-NOMINATE statistics developed by Keith Poole and Howard Rosenthal. More information can be found at Voteview .

Historic election results compiled from data found on FEC.gov


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