Donnie Chesteen

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Donnie Chesteen
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Alabama House of Representatives District 87
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sTroy University
Master'sTroy University
Personal
ProfessionFootball coach
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Donnie Chesteen is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Chesteen earned his B.S. and M.S. in Physical Education from Troy University. His professional experience includes working as teacher, football coach and athletic director on the high school level and medical sales representative for Mead Johnson

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Agribusiness
  • Subcommittee on Sporting Issues
  • Subcommittee on Health Care Costs
  • Subcommittee on Health Care Professionals and Procedures

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Chesteen's website highlighted the following campaign issues:[1]

  • The Economy
Excerpt: "I will work to get projects like Mercedes, Thyssen Krupp and Hyunday, and to get the I-10 Connector built."
  • Education
Excerpt: "I will do everything I can to support our principles, our teachers, and our coaches, because we trust them with our most precious commodity."
  • Integrity
Excerpt: "You will never hear my name associated with anything that is not 100% legal, moral and ethical."

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. Incumbent Donnie Chesteen was unopposed in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chesteen defeated Lamar M. Brooks and Rob Hinson in the June 1 primary. He ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 87 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Donnie Chesteen (R) 4,277
Lamar M. Brooks (R) 2,546
Rob Hinson (R) 1,823

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Chesteen raised $144,447 in contributions.[8]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Carr, William H & Debra $15,000
Hammer, George S & Linda $15,000
Chesteen, Donnie $9,500
Carr, William H $8,000
Finch, Britton R $8,000

Personal

Chesteen and his wife, Stephanie, have two children.

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Preceded by
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Alabama House District 87
2010–present
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