Alabama House of Representatives District 60

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Alabama House of Representatives District 60
Current incumbentJuandalynn Givan Democratic Party
Population36,704
Race29.6% White, 0.2% American Indian or Alaska Native, 1.1% Two or More Races, 0.4% Asian, 1.2% Other, 67.4% Black, 0% Pacific Islander
Voting age77.9% age 18 and over
Next electionNovember 6, 2018
Alabama’s sixtieth state house district is represented by Democratic Representative Juandalynn Givan.

As of the 2010 census, a total of 36,704 civilians reside within Alabama's sixtieth house of representatives district.[1] Alabama state representatives represent an average of 45,521 residents.[2] After the 2000 Census, each member represented 42,353 residents.[3]

About the office

Elected officials are not subjected to term limits and Alabama House members are one of only five lower house officials in the United States that are elected every four years. Alabama's state representatives assume office on midnight of the day that they are elected.[4]

Qualifications

Members of the House must be 21 at the time of their election, must be citizens and residents of the State of Alabama for at least 3 years and residents of their district at least one year prior to election.[4]

Salaries

See also: Comparison of state legislative salaries

As of 2013, members of the Alabama legislature are paid $10/day plus $4,308/month plus $50/day for three days during each week that the legislature actually meets during any session.[5]

Vacancies

See also: How vacancies are filled in state legislatures

If there is a vacancy in the house, a special election must be conducted in order to fill the vacant seat. The Governor must call for a special election if the vacancy happened before next scheduled general election and the House is in session.[6][7] The Governor has all discretion in setting the date of the election along with nominating deadlines.[7]

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Juandalynn Givan defeated Arthur D. Shores Lee in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[8][9][10][11]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 60 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJuandalynn Givan Incumbent 75.6% 3,976
Arthur D. Shores Lee 24.4% 1,285
Total Votes 5,261

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives consisted of a primary election on June 1, 2010, and a general election on November 2, 2010. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 2, 2010. Juandalynn Givan won unopposed in the general election after defeating John Hilliard, Sharon B. Lewis, Ralph Benjamin Mayes and David Russell in the June 1 Democratic primary.[12][13][14]

Alabama House of Representatives District 60, Democratic Primary Election, 2010
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJuandalynn Givan 37.9% 1,755
     Democratic John Hilliard 29.7% 1,372
     Democratic Sharon B. Lewis 14.8% 683
     Democratic Ralph Benjamin Mayes 9.4% 437
     Democratic David Russell 8.2% 379
Total Votes 4,626

Campaign contributions

Since 2002, candidates for Alabama State House District 60 have raised a total of $382,545. Candidates who raised money in contributions earned $25,503 on average. All figures come from Follow the Money.

Campaign contributions, Alabama State House District 60
Year Amount Candidates Average
2010 $109,240 5 $21,848
2008 $5,400 1 $5,400
2006 $150,952 5 $30,190
2002 $116,953 4 $29,238
Total $382,545 15 $25,503

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