Jerry Freeman

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Jerry Freeman
Candidate for
Alabama State Senate, District 1

Political party Republican
Jerry Freeman (b. January 27, 1943) was a Republican candidate for District 1 of the Alabama State Senate. The primary election was on June 1, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]


Freeman works as a Pediatrician for Shoals Pediatric Group. He earned his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of Florida in 1964. He then attended Oak Ridge Associated Universities vis North Texas State University in 1970. He later earned his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Atomic Energy Commission Fellowship at Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Freeman also received his M.D. from the University of Oklahoma in 1977.


Campaign themes

On his website, Freeman listed the following as his core beliefs:[2]

  • Conservative Christian
  • Pro-Life
  • Pro-Traditional Family
  • Pro-Second Amendment
  • Constitutionalist
  • Believe in Separation of Church / State; But Not God from Government
  • Strong Military
  • States Rights / Sovereignty
  • Voter I.D.
  • English As Official State Language
  • Illegal Aliens-No Jobs / No Vote
  • Greater Local Control Over Education
  • Preservation of Private Property
  • Smaller Government
  • No New Taxes
  • Capitalism / Free Enterprise



See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Freeman defeated opponent Angela M. Laughlin in the June 1 primary, receiving 4,315 votes to Laughlin's 2,686. He was defeated by Tammy Irons (D) in the November 2 general election.[3][4]

Alabama State Senate, District 1 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tammy Irons (D) 23,178
Jerry Freeman (R) 18,266
Alabama State Senate, District 1 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jerry Freeman (R) 4,315
Angela M. Laughlin (R) 2,686


Freeman was endorsed by:

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express[5]

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