K.L. Brown

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K.L. Brown
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Alabama House of Representatives District 40
Incumbent
In office
2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedFebruary 16, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
OtherKentucky School of Mortuary Science, Louisville, 1971
Personal
BirthdayJune 27, 1951
Place of birthLineville, AL
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
K.L. Brown (b. June 27, 1951) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 40. He was elected in a special election held February 16, 2010, to replace Lea Fite who died while in office.

Brown defeated Democrat Ricky Whaley by a vote of 3,422 to 2,575.[1]

Biography

Brown attended the University of South Alabama, the University of Montevallo and Jacksonville State University. He graduated from the Kentucky School of Mortuary Science, Louisville in 1971. His professional experience includes working as owner and president of K. L. Brown Memory Chapel and K. L. Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Regulations

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives 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. Ted Copland defeated Lindsay Ford in the Democratic primary. Incumbent K.L. Brown was unopposed in the Republican primary. Copland will face Brown in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 40 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTed Copland 57.6% 292
Lindsay Ford 42.4% 215
Total Votes 507

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Brown won re-election to the 40th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Ricky Whaley in the November 2 general election.[6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 40 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png K.L. Brown (R) 8,587
Ricky Whaley (D) 5,148

February 2010

In February 2010, Brown was elected to the 40th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponents Ricky Whaley (D) and Carol Hagan (Ind).[7]

Alabama State House, District 40 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png K.L. Brown (R) 3,422
Ricky Whaley (D) 2,575
Carol Hagan (Ind) 156

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Brown raised $182,010 in contributions.[8]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $63,715
Business Council Of Alabama $36,000
Republican State Leadership Cmte $15,000
Alabama Farmers Federation $5,560
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

2010

In 2010, Brown's endorsements included the following:[9]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express

Personal

Brown and his wife, Mandee, have one child.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lea Fite
Alabama House of Representatives District 40
Feb. 2010-present
Succeeded by
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