Senator Steve Henson (D-Tucker) represents the 41st Senate District that includes DeKalb counties and Gwinnett.

Proven Leadership and Community Involvement

  • Georgia State Senate District 41 (2003-present)
  • Georgia State Senate Minority Leader (2011-present)
  • Georgia State Senate Democratic Caucus Whip (2009-2011)
  • Georgia State Senate District 55 (1991-1999)
  • Statewide candidate for Commissioner of Labor (1998)
  • Chair of DeKalb Senate Delegation
  • Former Assistant Floor Leader to the Governor
  • Past Chair of the DeKalb Democratic Party
  • Attended elementary and high school in DeKalb
  • University of Georgia, Bachelor’s degree in Economics
  • Vocational Administrator and teacher at Henson Training Institute
  • Officer and member of numerous community and civic organizations including: Tucker Jaycees, Stone Mountain Exchange Club, DeKalb Lung Association, League of Women Voters, PRISM, Georgia Advisory Council for the Mentally Ill, Georgia Epilepsy Board and others
  • DeKalb County resident for over 30 years