Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
McKINNEY, Cynthia Ann (1955-)

MCKINNEY, CYNTHIA ANN, a Representative from Georgia; born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., March 17, 1955; graduated St. Joseph High School; B.A., University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Calif., 1978; attended Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, Mass.; diplomatic fellow, Spellman College, Atlanta, Ga., 1984; faculty member, Clark Atlanta University and Agnes Scott College; member of the Georgia state house of representatives, 1988-1992; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2003); unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Ninth Congress (January 3, 2005-January 3, 2007); unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the One Hundred Tenth Congress in 2006; unsuccessful Green Party candidate for election for President of the United States in 2008.

Emory University
Special Collections and Archives
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In the Margie Pitts Hames papers, 1969-1993, 98 linear feet.
The papers include material from Cynthia McKinney's campaign for the House of Representatives in 1992-1993.


Georgia State University Library
Special Collections & Archives
Atlanta, GA
Papers: In the Mary N. Long Papers, ca. 1957-2000, 25 linear feet.
The papers include campaign materials of Cynthia McKinney.


Yale University Library
Divinity Library Special Collections
New Haven, CT
Papers: In the Washington Office on Africa, Addendum A Records, ca. 1972-1996, 30 linear feet.
Persons represented include Cynthia McKinney.

  • Ford, Pearl K. "The Impact of Race on Electoral Outcomes of African American Congresspersons Following Redistricting (Cynthia McKinney, Sanford Bishop). Ph.D. diss., Howard University, 2003.
  • "Cynthia Ann McKinney" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.
  • "Cynthia A. McKinney" in Women in Congress, 1917-2006. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Adminstration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2006.