Interview with Cynthia Wright, February 17, 2010

Collection: Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection

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Cynthia Diane Wright served as a research associate with the University of Georgia Carl Vinson Institute of Government. She also served as corporate counsel to the Georgia Housing and Finance Authority and was assistant legal counsel to Governor George Busbee from 1978-1980. Wright served as chief legal counsel to Governor Zell Miller during his first term, from 1991-1995. During that time, she authored the legislation and constitutional amendment which established the Lottery for Education. She served as a judge of the State Court of Fulton County. In 1996, Gov. Miller appointed her to a judgeship on the Superior Court of Fulton County. Wright discusses her early life, her work under Governors Busbee and Miller, and explains the state of Georgia's judiciary.







Cynthia Wright and Bob Short, “Interview with Cynthia Wright, February 17, 2010,” UGA Special Collections Libraries Oral Histories, accessed July 8, 2020,