Do you have a photo that could go here? Submit it for this profile by emailing us!
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 37|
|November 5, 2014 - Present|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
Fincher has worked as a teacher at Woodland High School and New Hope Christian School.
Fincher's website highlighted the following themes:
|“||I will support term limits for the legislature. My past experiences have prepared me to take the next step. I have showed a willingness to work with those from the other party in pursuit of the public good. I will listen and be available to all of the citizens. I am deeply concerned about the direction our country is headed. We have become a society which encourages government dependence rather than self-reliance. I see the foundations upon which our culture was built being eroded and swept away. I promise you honesty and transparency in all that I do. No one will work harder to bring jobs and economic development to this area.||”|
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. Josh Burns was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Bob Fincher defeated T. Bryant Whaley in the Republican primary. Fincher defeated Burns and Guy Kelly (I) in the general election.
|Alabama House of Representatives District 37, General Election, 2014|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 37 Republican Primary, 2014|
|T. Bryant Whaley||42.4%||2,149|
Fincher ran for election in the 2010 election for Alabama House of Representatives District 37. Fincher ran unopposed in the June 1 Republican primary and was defeated by Richard Laird (D) in the general election, which took place on November 2, 2010.
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2010|
|Democratic||Richard Laird Incumbent||53.6%||8,106|
In 2010, Ribs’ endorsements included the following:
- The Alabama Tea Party Express
Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.
Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.
Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.
Note: As of January 2015, we were unable to locate any scorecards for the state of Alabama. If you are aware of a scorecard Ballotpedia has not included please email it to email@example.com.
Fincher and his wife, Sheila, have two sons.
This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Bob + Fincher + Alabama + House"
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
- Alabama State Legislature
- Alabama House of Representatives
- Alabama House Committees
- Alabama state legislative districts
- Profile from the Alabama House of Representatives
- Official campaign website
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Bob Fincher on Facebook
- Elect Bob Fincher, "Bio," accessed May 10, 2014
- Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 27, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014
- The Alabama Tea Party Express, "Endorsements," November 2, 2010
Richard Laird (I)
|Alabama House District 37
| Succeeded by|