Jim McClendon

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Jim McClendon
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Current candidacy
Running for Alabama State Senate, District 11
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Alabama House of Representatives District 50
In office
2002-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 12
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBirmingham-Southern College, 1965
OtherOD, University of Houston, 1967
Personal
Place of birthMobile, AL
ProfessionOptometrist
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Personal website
CandidateVerification
Jim McClendon (b. January 10, 1943) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 50, St. Clair and Shelby counties. He was first elected in 2002.

McClendon is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 11 of the Alabama State Senate.

Biography

McClendon is a retired optometrist. He had a private practice from 1971 to 2002, and served as an assistant professor of Optometry at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Government Regulations (State Government), Chair
  • Subcommittee on Energy and Green Technology, Chair

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Ron Crumpton was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jim McClendon defeated incumbent Jerry L. Fielding in the Republican primary. Crumpton will face McClendon in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Alabama State Senate, District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim McClendon 62.7% 9,458
Jerry L. Fielding Incumbent 37.3% 5,637
Total Votes 15,095

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

McClendon won re-election to the 50th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[5]

2006

On November 7, 2006, McClendon was re-elected to the 50th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[6]

McClendon raised $126,117 for his campaign.[7]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, McClendon raised $133,149 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Optometric Association $25,000
Mcclendon, James H $20,000
Alabama Association Of Realtors $6,000
Community Bankers Association Of Alabama $2,500
Fight Back For Justice $2,500

2006

In 2006, McClendon collected $126,117 in donations.

Below are McClendon's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[9]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Optometric Assoc $25,000
Community Bankers Assoc of AL $5,000
Franklin PAC $3,000
Sound Economy PAC $1,500
Medical Assoc of the State of AL $1,500

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Jim McClendon endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [10]

Personal

McClendon and his wife, Ellen, have two children.

McClendon is a trustee of the Springville First United Methodist Church. He is also president of the Alabama Optometric Association, founder and director of Davis Lake Fire Department and a member of the Jefferson County Health Planning Commission.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 50
2002–present
Succeeded by
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