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David Grimes

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David Grimes
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Former candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 77
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alabama House of Representatives, District 73
David Grimes was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 77 of the Alabama House of Representatives.

Grimes was a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 73 from 2002 to 2010.


Grimes' professional experience includes working as a Registered Representative with Princor Financial Corporation.

He serves as Deacon at Trinity Presbyterian Church and is a member of Lifeline Children's Services Incorporated Board, Montgomery Lions Club, Young Men's Christian Association Camp Chandler Board, Montgomery Rotary Club and Board Member/President of the Garden District Homeowners Association and Colverdale Homeowners Association.[1]

Committee assignments

Grimes formerly served on the following committees:



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 John Knight was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Grimes was unopposed in the Republican primary. Knight defeated Grimes in the general election.[2][3][4][5][6]

Alabama House of Representatives District 77, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Knight Incumbent 64.4% 6,891
     Republican David Grimes 35.3% 3,775
     NA Write-In 0.3% 30
Total Votes 10,696


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Grimes lost his re-election bid to the 73rd District seat in 2010. He defeated Jeremy Walker in the primary. He was defeated by Joseph Lister Hubbard in the November 2 general election.[7][8]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 73 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Lister Hubbard (D) 8,137
David Grimes (R) 7,825
Alabama House of Representatives, District 73 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Grimes (R) 2,967
Jeremy Walker (R) 2,890


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Grimes was re-elected to the 73rd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Larry A. Grewelle (D).[9]

Grimes raised $125,052 for his campaign, while Grewelle raised $29,640.[10]

Alabama State House, District 73 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Grimes (R) 8,096
Larry A. Grewelle (D) 4,926
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations


Grimes was endorsed by:

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express[11]

Campaign donors


Below are Grimes's top 5 campaign contributors in 2008, a year in which there was no election:[12]

Contributor 2008 total
David Grimes $15,517
Business Council of Alabama $2,000
AL Assoc of Realtors $2,000
Community Bankers Assoc of AL $1,500
American Pharmacy Cooperative $1,000


In 2006, Grimes raised $125,052 in donations.[13]

Listed below are those that made the largest contributions.

Donor Amount
Alabama Farmers Federation $20,212
Business Council Of Alabama $15,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $5,000
Alabama Forestry Association $4,000

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Preceded by
Alabama House District 73
Succeeded by
Joseph Lister Hubbard