John Knight

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John Knight
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Alabama House of Representatives District 77
Incumbent
In office
1992-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 22
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1992
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAlabama State University
Personal
ProfessionSpecial Assistant to the President, Alabama State University
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John F. Knight is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 77, Montgomery County. He was first elected in 1992 and is chair of the Montgomery County Democratic Conference.

Biography

Knight currently works as the special assistant to the President of Alabama State University, and previously worked as assistant vice president for Institutional Advancement.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Health Care Costs
  • Subcommittee on Appropriations

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 John Knight was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Grimes was unopposed in the Republican primary. Knight defeated Grimes in the general election.[1][2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives District 77, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Knight Incumbent 64.4% 6,891
     Republican David Grimes 35.3% 3,775
     NA Write-In 0.3% 30
Total Votes 10,696

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Knight won re-election to the 77th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[6]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Knight was re-elected to the 77th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[7]

Knight raised $216,351 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Knight raised $218,638 in contributions.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Cosby Co $25,000
Alabama Education Association $10,000
Alabama State Employees Association $8,500
Alabama Road Builders Association $7,500

2006

In 2006, Knight collected $216,351 in donations.

Below are Knight's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
AL State Employees Assoc $27,728
FGA PAC $16,000
Cosby Co $15,000
AL Education Assoc $10,000
AL Nursing Home Assoc $8,500

Personal

Knight has two children.

He is on the board of directors of a number of organizations, including the Cleveland Avenue Young Men's Christian Association, Family Sunshine Center, Kershaw Young Men's Christian Association, Montgomery Improvement Association, Retired Senior Volunteer Program, and Southern Development Council, Incorporated.[11]

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Preceded by
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Alabama House District 77
1992–present
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