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C. Terry Jones

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C. Terry Jones
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Former candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 21
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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C. Terry Jones was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 21 of the Alabama House of Representatives.

Biography

Jones is a teacher at Hazel Green High School.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Jones's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Education
  • Invest in expanding Pre-K programs to give all children an early start.
  • Fund the programs that work in K-12 education like AMSTI and the ARI.
  • Increase availability of training programs and technical schools.
  • Repeal the Alabama Accountability Act and give public dollars to public schools.
  • Offer teachers professional development to retain good educators in our classrooms.
  • Jobs & Economy
  • Repair and develop our state's infrastructure, which will create jobs and stimulate industry.
  • Create workforce development programs to train workers for skilled labor positions in the community.
  • Hold businesses that receive tax subsidies accountable for creating the jobs they promise.
  • Give Alabama businesses preference for state and local government contracts.
  • Open Government
  • Close the "legislature-to-lobby" revolving door to prevent legislators from resigning to take high-paying lobbyist jobs.
  • Strengthen the state's open meetings act to provide transparency in government affairs.
  • Create term limits for members of the legislature.
  • Prevent elected officials from entering into private contracts with companies that benefit from taxpayer funds.

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. C. Terry Jones defeated Patrick A. Jones in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jim Patterson was unopposed in the Republican primary. Patterson then defeated Jones in the general election.[3][4][5][6][7]

Alabama House of Representatives District 21, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Patterson Incumbent 67.3% 9,428
     Democratic C. Terry Jones 32.6% 4,558
     NA Write-In 0.1% 13
Total Votes 13,999

Alabama House of Representatives, District 21 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngC. Terry Jones 60.4% 682
Patrick A. Jones 39.6% 447
Total Votes 1,129

Personal

Jones and his wife, Jennifer, have two children.[8]

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