Priscilla Dunn

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Priscilla Dunn
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Alabama State Senate District 19
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2009
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Alabama House of Representatives
1998-2009
Education
Bachelor'sAlabama State University
Master'sUniversity of Montevallo
Personal
BirthdayOctober 8, 1943
ProfessionHomeless Education Coordinator, Bessemer City Schools
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Priscilla Dunn (b.October 8, 1943) is a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 19. She was elected to the chamber after winning a special Democratic runoff election on June 30, 2009. No Republican candidate filed for the primary, so the Democratic runoff decided the election. The special election was called to fill the seat vacated by the federal conviction of Edward McClain on charges of conspiracy, mail fraud, bribery and money laundering.[1][2]

Biography

Dunn received a B.S. from Alabama State University and an M.A. from the University of Montevallo.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama State Senate 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 Priscilla Dunn was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Dunn won re-election to the 19th District seat in 2010. She defeated Nathan J. Reed in the primary, receiving 10,862 votes to Reed's 2,043. She then ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[7][8]

Alabama State Senate, District 19 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Priscilla Dunn (D) 10,862
Nathan J. Reed (D) 2,043

2009

The election for Seat 19 on the Alabama Senate was scheduled for August 18. However, no Republican qualified to run against Dunn in that election. Since Dunn's name was to be the only name on the ballot, and since Jefferson County was cash-strapped, Secretary of State Beth Chapman canceled the election, which resulted in Dunn winning the seat. The special election would have cost about $100,000.[9]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Dunn raised $210,291 in contributions.[10]

Her four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $25,000
FGA PAC $14,500
Alabama Power Co $12,000
L PAC $10,000

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Personal

Dunn and her husband, Grover, have one child. They reside in Bessemer, Alabama.

Dunn is a member of the Bessemer Civic Center Board of Directors, secretary for Girls Incorporated of Central Alabama and president of the Humanistic Challengers Federated Club.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 56
1998–2009
Succeeded by
Lawrence McAdory
Preceded by
E. B. McClain
Alabama State Senate District 19
2009–present
Succeeded by
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