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George Bandy
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Alabama House of Representatives District 83
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 20
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Commissioner, Lee County
Bachelor'sMorehouse College
BirthdayFebruary 7, 1945
Office website
George C. Bandy (b. February 7, 1945) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 83, Lee and Russell counties. He was first elected in 1994.


Bandy is a pastor at Saint James Missionary Baptist Church. He is also the chair of the Alabama Democratic Conference, and has previously served as commissioner of Lee County and president pro-tempore of the Opelika City Council.

Committee assignments


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

  • Subcommittee on Government Services (County and Municipal Government)
  • Subcommittee on Utilities



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives 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 George Bandy will face Ronnie Reed in the Democratic primary. Gary Head is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bandy won re-election to the 83rd District seat in 2010. He defeated Ronnie Reed in the primary. He faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 83 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png George Bandy (D) 1,980
Ronnie Reed (D) 1,446


On November 7, 2006, Bandy was re-elected to the 83rd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Bandy raised $30,350 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors


In 2010, Bandy raised $33,584 in contributions.[7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Environmental Campaign Fund $10,000
A PAC $3,000
Oliver Robinson Jr Campaign $2,000
Alabama State Employees Association $2,000


In 2006, Bandy collected $30,350 in donations.

Below are Bandy's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[8]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $10,000
Seth Hammett Campaign $5,000
Milton E McGregor $3,000
Compass Bank $2,000
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $1,500


Bandy has two children.

Bandy is the president of Lee County Alliance and Lee County Concerned Citizens. He is a member of the Lee County Voters League and National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.[9]

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