John Rogers, Alabama Representative

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John Rogers
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Alabama House of Representatives District 52
In office
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 33
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected1982
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
AssociatesUniversity of Alabama-Birmingham
Bachelor'sTennessee State University
Master'sUniversity of Alabama
Date of birthDecember 16, 1940
ProfessionPresident/Photographer, Rogers and Rogers, Inc.
Office website
Personal website
John W. Rogers, Jr. (b. December 16, 1940) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 52, Jefferson County. He was first elected in 1982.


Rogers currently works as president and photographer for Rogers and Rogers, Incorporated. He is also the director of Minority Affairs, a Public Relations counselor and administrator at the University of Alabama, Birmingham.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Rogers served on the following committees:

Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015
State Government
Ways and Means Education


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



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 W. Rogers, Jr. defeated Patrick Sellers in the Democratic primary. Phillip Bahakel was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rogers then defeated Bahakel in the general election.[1][2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives District 52, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn W. Rogers, Jr. Incumbent 76.6% 7,305
     Republican Phillip Bahakel 23.1% 2,207
     NA Write-In 0.3% 24
Total Votes 9,536

Alabama House of Representatives, District 52 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Rogers Incumbent 68.4% 2,640
Patrick Sellers 31.6% 1,219
Total Votes 3,859


See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rogers won re-election to the 52nd District seat in 2010. He defeated Frederick Alexander in the primary. He then faced no opposition in the November 2 general election.[6][7]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 52 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png John Rogers (D) 2,833
Frederick Alexander (D) 1,346


On November 7, 2006, Rogers was re-elected to the 52nd District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[8]

Rogers raised $95,150 for his campaign.[9]

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Rogers raised $194,794 in contributions.[10]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $39,131
GOLF PAC $10,000
COM PAC $10,000
FGA PAC $8,500


In 2006, Rogers collected $95,150 in donations.

Below are Rogers's top five campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[11]

Contributor 2006 total
John W Rogers $19,000
AL Education Assoc $10,000
BI PAC $5,000
IN PAC Walter Johnson $5,000
A PAC $5,000


Rogers and his wife, Jennie, have three children.

Rogers is a member of the Alabama Council of Crime and Delinquency, Alpha Phi Alpha, Associated Photographers Institute of America, Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau Board of Directors, Boy Scouts of America, Fourth Avenue Young Men's Christian Association Board of Directors, and Mount Meigs Advisory Council.[12]


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Preceded by
Alabama House District 52
Succeeded by