Arthur D. Shores Lee

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Arthur D. Shores Lee
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Former candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 60
Campaign website
Arthur D. Shores Lee was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 60 of the Alabama House of Representatives. He ran unsuccessfully for District 53 of the Alabama House of Representatives in a 2014 special election.[1]


Campaign themes


Shores Lee's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Voting Rights Legislation
  • Teacher Pay Raise
  • Medicaid
  • Jobs & Economic Development
  • Public Safety and Gun Control
  • Responsible Government Spending



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.[3][4][5][6]

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

2014 special election

See also: Alabama state legislative special elections, 2014

Anthony "Alann" Johnson (D) defeated Willie "W.A." Casey (R) in the special election, which took place on April 1.[7][8] Johnson, Arthur D. Shores Lee, Demetrius C. Newton Jr. and Frank Topping faced off in the Democratic primary.[9] As no candidate received more than fifty percent of the vote, the top-two vote-getters - Johnson and Lee - met in the Democratic primary runoff on February 4, which Johnson won.[10] Casey was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

The seat was vacant following Demetrius Newton's (D) death on September 11, 2013.[11]

A special election for the position of Alabama House of Representatives District 53 was initially called for January 28, with a primary on December 3, 2013. Because a runoff on January 28, 2014, was required, the special election was scheduled to take place on March 25 instead. The filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was October 10, 2013.[11] Due to inclement weather, the runoff was pushed back a week to February 4. The special election instead took place on April 1.[12]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 53, Special Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAnthony "Alann" Johnson 68.1% 320
     Republican Willie "W.A." Casey 31.9% 150
Total Votes 470

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