Bryan Taylor

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Bryan Taylor
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Alabama State Senate District 30
Former member
In office
November 3, 2010-November 5, 2014
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama, 1998
J.D.University of Texas Law School, 2001
Military service
Service/branchAlabama National Guard
Service branchUnited States Army
Campaign website
Bryan Taylor is a former Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 30 from 2010 to 2014. Taylor did not seek re-election in 2014.[1]


Taylor earned his B.A. from the University of Alabama in 1998. He went on to receive his J.D. from the University of Texas Law School in 2001. He formerly served as policy director and legal counsel for Governor Bob Riley from 2006 to 2010. Taylor has served in the Alabama National Guard and as JAG prosecutor. He has also served as a Captain in the United States Army.

Committee assignments


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



Taylor will not be seeking re-election to the Alabama State Senate in 2014. According to media reports, Taylor sighted the normal "mumbo jumbo" of balancing family and work as cause for leaving the senate after only serving one term. Sources also suggest that Taylor's planned exit may be due to poor performance in polling predictions for the 2014 race.[1]


See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Taylor defeated Ray Boles and Ken Barnett in the June 1 primary. He then defeated incumbent Democrat Wendell Mitchell in the general election.[2][3]

Alabama State Senate, District 30 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bryan Taylor (R) 25,868
Wendell Mitchell (D) 19,506
Alabama State Senate, District 30 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bryan Taylor (R) 7,358
Ray Boles (R) 4,909
Ken Barnett (R) 2,708

Campaign donors


In 2010, Taylor raised $492,395 in contributions.[4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $125,584
NETPAC $51,000
Alabama Forestry Association $32,500
Del Marsh For Senate $27,000
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


In 2010, Taylor's endorsements included the following:[5]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express


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Taylor and his wife, Jessica, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Wendell Mitchell
Alabama State Senate District 30
Succeeded by
Clyde Chambliss, Jr. (R)