Berry Forte

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Berry Forte
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Alabama House of Representatives District 84
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 4
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ReligionWorker, American Buildings in Eufaula
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Berry Forte is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 84. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Forte's professional experience includes working for American Buildings in Eufaula.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations (Economic Development and Tourism)
  • Subcommittee on Health Care Professionals and Procedures

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 Berry Forte was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jerry McGilvray was unopposed in the Republican primary. Forte defeated McGilvray in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Alabama House of Representatives District 84, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngBerry Forte Incumbent 63% 7,365
     Republican Jerry A. McGilvray 36.9% 4,316
     NA Write-In 0% 2
Total Votes 11,683

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Forte defeated John McGowan and Joseph C. Newton in the primary. He then defeated Joyce L. Perrin in the November 2 general election.[5][6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 84 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Berry Forte (D) 7,764
Joyce L. Perrin (R) 4,152
Alabama House of Representatives, District 84 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Berry Forte (D) 4,021
Green check mark transparent.png John McGowan (D) 2,449
Joseph C. Newton (D) 2,124
Alabama House of Representatives, District 84 Dem Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Berry Forte (D) 4,786
John McGowan (D) 2,613

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Forte raised $49,691 in contributions.[7]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Farmers Federation $11,086
Alabama Education Association $10,000
Alabama Democratic Party $5,000
Alabama Trial Lawyers Association $2,500

Personal

Forte lives in Eufala, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Billy Beasley
Alabama House District 84
2010–present
Succeeded by
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