Quinton Ross

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Quinton Ross
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Alabama State Senate District 26
Incumbent
In office
2002-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 12
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAlabama State University
Master'sAlabama State University
Personal
BirthdayOctober 30, 1968
Place of birthMobile, AL
ProfessionDirector, Adult Education Consortium, H. Trenholm State Technical College
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Quinton T. Ross, Jr. (b. October 30, 1968) is a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 26. He was first elected in 2002.

Biography

Ross received a B.S. in Political Science and an M.A. in Education from Alabama State University. He is currently pursuing a Doctoral Degree in Educational Leadership, Policy and Law[1].

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Issues

Gambling bill controversy

Charges have been brought against Ross for allegedly participating in a conspiracy to buy and sell votes for a gambling bill. In a ruling made on July 28, U.S. District Judge Myron Thompson denied the defense's motions for a judgment of acquittal. He refused to throw out the charges in the case despite some reservations he has stated to have about the charges.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2014

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

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Ross won re-election to the 26th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition in the November 2 general election.[7]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Ross won re-election to the 26th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, running unopposed.[8]

Ross raised $315,815 for his campaign.[9]

2002

On November 5, 2006, Ross won election to the 26th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Beverly Ray Love (R).[10]

Ross raised $224,013 for his campaign, while Love raised $168,650.[11]

Alabama State Senate, District 26 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Quinton Ross (D) 23,587
Beverly Ray Love (R) 9,113

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Ross raised $344,203 in contributions.[12]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $50,000
Greenetrack $25,000
Universal PAC $21,000
Wall Of Separation $15,000

2006

In 2006, Ross collected $315,815 in donations.[13]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $37,500
JP PAC $31,000
Tennessee Valley Citizens For Economic Development $28,000
A PAC $17,500
Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 52 $12,500

Personal

Ross and his wife, J. Kelly, have two children. They currently reside in Montgomery, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 26
2002–present
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