Bill Poole

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Bill Poole
Bill Poole.jpg
Alabama House of Representatives District 63
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 5
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama
J.D.University of Alabama School of Law, 2004
Office website
Campaign website
Bill Poole is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 63. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Poole earned his B.S. in Business Management from the University of Alabama and his J.D. from the University of Alabama School of Law in 2004. Poole's professional experience includes working as a practicing civil attorney, city attorney and prosecutor for the City of Brookwood, AL, manager in the Federal Affairs division of the Pharmaceutical Manufacturers of America, international trade analyst for Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg, P.A. and staff assistant for the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways & Means.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

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

Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015
Jefferson County Legislation, Chair
Tuscaloosa County Legislation, Chair
Ways and Means Education, Chair


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


Campaign themes


Poole's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • New Transportation Infrastructure
Excerpt: "Secure McWright’s Ferry Road extension and the Northern Beltway"
  • Education
Excerpt: "Support the University of Alabama"
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "Support DCH Regional Medical Center and the local medical community"[1]



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 Bill Poole was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4][5]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Poole defeated John Fisher in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Susan Pace Hamill in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 63 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Poole (R) 9,937
Susan Pace Hamill (D) 5,631
Alabama House of Representatives, District 63 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Poole (R) 3,485
John Fisher (R) 2,073

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Poole raised $88,184 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Farmers Federation $9,319
Poole Iii, William S $5,000
Campaign PAC $4,000
Tusco PAC 2 $3,600
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations



In 2010, Poole's endorsements included the following:[9]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express


Poole and his wife, Niccole, have two children.


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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert J. Bentley
Alabama House District 63
Succeeded by