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November 2, 1760 Henry Ellis leaves Georgia to become Royal Governor of Nova Scotia.
November 2, 1769 Governor Wright granted leave of absence to return to England
  James Wright
November 2, 1807 First session of the state legislature to be held in Milledgeville
  Baldwin County, Georgia
November 2, 1824 William H. Crawford of Georgia loses the U. S. presidential election to John Adams
  William Harris (W. H.) Crawford
November 2, 1864 The Lucy (Confederate blockade runner) is captured in the Gulf Stream by the Federal cruiser Santiago-de-Cuba. Sidney Lanier, signal officer for the Lucy is on board. He is taken to Point Lookout prison [US].
  Sidney Lanier
November 2, 1867 Georgia wraps up 5 days voting for a constitutional convention. The final vote is 102,283 for a convention, 4,127 against.
November 2, 1897 Richard B. Russell, Jr., who was governor, U. S. Senator and presidential candidate in 1952, is born in Winder, GA
  Richard B. Russell, Jr.
November 2, 1901 Georgia Tech's senior class of 1901 graduates 5 months late as a result of the New Year's Day prank
November 2, 1920 Prisoner #9653 at the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary got 919,799 votes in the U. S. Presidential election. His name was Eugene V. Debs, Socialist candidate
  Atlanta, Georgia (1900-2000)
November 2, 1930 Thunderbolt Casino and Amusement Park (Savannah) burns down.
  City of Savannah, Georgia
November 2, 1961 Temperature in Atlanta reaches 84 degrees, the warmest ever in November
November 2, 1962 Carl Sanders is the first Georgia governor elected by popular vote. Jimmy Carter wins the state senate seat for Quitman County
  Carl Sanders
  Jimmy Carter
November 2, 1976 Georgia approves a revision to the state constitution by a vote of 610,516 to 394,764. One change is that a governor may succeed himself.
November 2, 1976 Jimmy Carter becomes the first native born Georgian elected President of the United States
  Jimmy Carter
November 2, 2002 President George W. Bush visits Georgia to campaign for Saxby Chambliss and Sonny Purdue, urging Republicans to get out the vote on Tuesday, Election Day.
November 2, 2004 Three-term Republican congressman Johnny Isakson of Marietta defeated Decatur Democrat Denise Majette from the U. S. House of Representatives to win the U. S. Senate seat vacated by Zell Miller. Also elected to the U. S. House were Jack Kingston (1st), Sanford Bishop (2nd), Jim Marshall (3rd), Cynthia McKinney (4th), John Lewis (5th), Tom Price (6th),John Linder (7th), Lynn Westmoreland (8th), Charlie Norwood (9th), Nathan Deal (10th), Phil Gingrey (11th), John Barrow (12th), and David Scott (13th).
  Marietta, GA
  Zell Miller
  Cynthia McKinney
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