Alvin Holmes

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Alvin Holmes
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Alabama House of Representatives District 78
Incumbent
In office
1974-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 40
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1974
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAlabama State University
Master'sAlabama State University
OtherOIC, University of Pennsylvania and LLD, Jones School of Law
Personal
ProfessionCollege Professor
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alvin Holmes is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 78, Montgomery County. He was first elected in 1974 and is a member of the State Democratic Executive Committee.

Biography

Holmes is currently a college professor and real estate broker.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Holmes served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

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 Alvin Holmes was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Tijuana Adetunji was unopposed in the Republican primary. Holmes then defeated Adetunji in the general election.[1][2][3][4][5]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Holmes won re-election to the 78th District seat in 2010. He defeated Independent Larry Thomas in the November 2 general election.[6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 78 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alvin Holmes (D) 7,349
Larry Thomas (I) 1,313

2006

On November 7, 2006, Holmes was re-elected to the 78th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[7]

Holmes raised $120,812 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Holmes raised $91,631 in contributions.[9]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $11,918
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association $8,500
Holmes, Alvin $5,800

2008

Below are Holmes's top 5 campaign contributors in 2008, a year in which there was no election:[10]

Contributor 2008 total
AL Education Assoc $5,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500
TGA PAC $2,500
Fight Back for Justice Fund $2,500
A PAC $2,500

2006

In 2006, Holmes raised $120,812 in donations.[11]

Listed below are those that made the largest contributions.

Donor Amount
Alvin Holmes $25,000
Alabama Education Association $16,739
Seth Hammett Campaign $10,000
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association $9,500
AID PAC $7,500

Personal

Holmes has one child.

He is a member of the Hutchinson Missionary Baptist Church, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Montgomery Improvement Association, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Alabama Southern Christian Leadership Conference Board, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[12]

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Alabama House District 78
1974–present
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