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Clay Scofield

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Clay Scofield
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Alabama State Senate District 9
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAuburn University
Personal
BirthdayMay 6, 1980
Place of birthCullman, AL
ProfessionOwner, Scofield Farms
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Clay Scofield is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 9. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Scofield earned his B.S. in Agricultural Business and Economics from Auburn University. His professional experience includes working as a poultry farmer.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Scofield's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • "No new taxes should be imposed on our hard working families
  • In bringing new jobs and industry to District 9
  • Education dollars need to actually reach our children
  • In the need for smaller and more ethical government
  • A strong military
  • In the right of every law-abiding citizen to own a gun
  • In traditional marriage between one man and one woman
  • In standing strong against illegal immigration"

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate will consist of a primary election on June 3, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2013. Incumbent Clay Scofield will face Wade Taylor in the Republican primary.[2][3]

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Scofield defeated opponents Tony Cochran and John E. Wilson in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Don Spurlin in the July 13 primary runoff. He defeated Democrat Tim Mitchell in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Alabama State Senate, District 9 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 30,834
Tim Mitchell (D) 13,933
Alabama State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 6,532
Green check mark transparent.png Don Spurlin (R) 5,656
Tony Cochran (R) 4,238
John E. Wilson (R) 3,927
Alabama State Senate, District 9 Republican Primary Runoff (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Clay Scofield (R) 10,569
Don Spurlin (R) 9,956

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Scofield raised $305,203 in contributions.[6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Scofield, Clay $69,307
Alabama Republican Party $45,179
Alabama Farmers Federation $43,110
Business Council Of Alabama $22,500

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Clay Scofield endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Hinton Mitchem
Alabama State Senate District 9
2010-present
Succeeded by
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