Barbara Boyd, Alabama Representative

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Barbara Boyd
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Alabama House of Representatives, District 32
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 21
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sMiles College, Birmingham, 1960
Master'sUniversity of Alabama, 1976
OtherEdD, University of Alabama
Date of birthJanuary 31, 1937
Place of birthAnniston, AL
ReligionChristian Methodist Episcopal
Office website
Barbara B. Boyd (b. January 31, 1937) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 32, Calhoun and Talladega counties. She was first elected in 1994.


Boyd is a retired school teacher. She worked at Weaver Junior High and High Schools from 1970 to 1985, Calhoun County Training School from 1962 to 1970 and JW Darden High School from 1960 to 1962.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Boyd served on the following committees:

Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015
Children and Senior Advocacy, Ranking member
County and Municipal Government
State Government, Ranking member


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



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 Barbara Bigsby Boyd was unopposed in the Democratic primary and defeated Angela Fears (I) in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives District 32, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBarbara Bigsby Boyd Incumbent 77% 6,099
     Independent Angela Fears 22.9% 1,812
     NA Write-In 0.2% 12
Total Votes 7,923


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Boyd won re-election to the 32nd District seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Ron Struzik in the November 2 general election.[6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 32 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Boyd (D) 7,240
Ron Struzik (R) 2,905


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Boyd was re-elected to the 32nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Ben Little (R).[7]

Boyd raised $54,214 for her campaign, while Little raised $10,275.[8]

Alabama State House, District 32 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Barbara Boyd (D) 6,215
Ben Little (R) 2,210

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Boyd raised $57,525 in contributions.[9]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $13,260
L PAC $5,000
FGA PAC $5,000
Alabama Power Co $3,500


In 2006, Boyd collected $54,214 in donations.

Below are Boyd's top five campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $10,688
Seth Hammett Campaign $5,000
AL State Employees Assoc $3,728
Mr & Mrs Milton E McGregor $3,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500


Boyd is divorced and has two children.

Boyd is a member of the Alabama Democratic Conference, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Incorporated - Iota Mu Omega Chapter, Murray Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, Southern Christian Leadership Conference and the New South Coalition.[1]


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Preceded by
Alabama House District 32
Succeeded by