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Lesley Vance

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Lesley Vance
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Alabama House of Representatives District 80
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 8
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdayOctober 23, 1939
ProfessionPresident, Vance Memorial Chapel
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lesley Vance (b. October 23, 1939) is a Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 80, Lee and Russell counties. He was first elected in 2006.

Vance switched parties from Democrat to Republican following the November 2, 2010 election, giving Republicans a supermajority in the Alabama House.[1]

Biography

Vance is the owner and operator of Vance Memorial Chapel.[2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Higher Education
  • Subcommittee on K-12, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Regulations (Financial Services), Chair
  • Subcommittee on Services (Financial Services)

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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Tillman Pugh was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Lesley Vance defeated Alex Balkcum and Mervin Dudley in the Republican primary. Pugh will face Vance in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 80 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLesley Vance Incumbent 64.4% 1,316
Alex Balkcum 18.5% 378
Mervin Dudley 17.2% 351
Total Votes 2,045

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Vance won re-election to the 80th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Mervin Dudley in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 80 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lesley Vance (D) 5,579
Mervin Dudley (R) 4,626

2006

On November 7, 2006, Vance was elected to the 80th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent Cindy Dunn Irvin (R).[8]

Vance raised $182,967 for his campaign, while Irvin raised $13,419.[9]

Alabama State House, District 80 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lesley Vance (D) 4,977
Cindy Dunn Irvin (R) 3,084

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Vance raised $256,990 in contributions.[10]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Vance, Lesley $49,820
Business Council Of Alabama $21,000
Alabama Education Association $15,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $7,500

2006

In 2006, Vance collected $182,967 in donations.

Below are Vance's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[11]

Contributor 2006 total
AL Education Assoc $30,000
AL Farmers Federation $13,430
Seth Hammett Campaign $10,500
AL Assoc of Realtors $7,000
BI PAC $5,500

Presidential preference

2012

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

Lesley Vance endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [12]

Personal

Vance and his wife, Patricia, have three children.

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Alabama House District 80
2006–present
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