Jay King

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Jay King
Candidate for
Alabama House of Representatives, District 74

Political party Independent
Profession Police Lieutenant
Jay King was an Independent candidate for District 74 of the Alabama House of Representatives. The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.


King joined the Alabama Army National Guard in 1990. He has worked for the Montgomery Police Department since 1994. He currently works for the Montgomery Police Department as a Police Lieutenant and as the ComStat & GIS Analyst.


Campaign themes

King's website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Public Safety & Crime
Excerpt: "Jay King has served as a Law Enforcement Officer in both the military and civilian worlds. He understands that legislation needs to keep our families safe and violent criminals behind bars."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Our future is dependent upon the education of our children. We must work together to improve the quality of our K-12 and secondary education systems."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "Alabama must work towards living within its means. We must be more vigilant when forming our budget and not rely on taxes to cover shortfalls."
  • Jobs
Excerpt: "We need to work towards keeping our best and brightest here by providing the jobs they seek. We need to continue to bring the industry and technology jobs to Alabama in order to strengthen our economy."



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

King was defeated in the November 2 general election by incumbent Republican Jay Love.[2]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 74 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jay Love (R) 8,714
Jay King (I) 2,562

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