|Alabama State Senate District 26|
|November 5, 2018|
|Years in position||13|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 6, 2018|
|Bachelor's||Alabama State University|
|Master's||Alabama State University|
|Date of birth||October 30, 1968|
|Place of birth||Mobile, AL|
|Profession||Director, Adult Education Consortium, H. Trenholm State Technical College|
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.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Ross served on the following committees:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Banking and Insurance|
|• County and Municipal Government|
|• Education and Youth Affairs, Vice-chair|
|• Finance and Taxation Education|
|• Transportation and Energy|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
Ross served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:
|Alabama Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Commerce, Transportation and Utilities|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
|• Tourism and Marketing|
|• Veterans and Military Affairs|
Gambling bill controversy
Charges were 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, 2011, 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 had claimed to have about the charges.
- 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 Quinton Ross was unopposed in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
- 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.
Ross raised $315,815 for his campaign.
Ross raised $224,013 for his campaign, while Love raised $168,650.
|Alabama State Senate, District 26 (2006)|
|Quinton Ross (D)||23,587|
|Beverly Ray Love (R)||9,113|
In 2010, Ross raised $344,203 in contributions.
His four largest contributors were:
|Alabama Education Association||$50,000|
|Wall Of Separation||$15,000|
In 2006, Ross collected $315,815 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2006 were:
|Alabama Education Association||$37,500|
|Tennessee Valley Citizens For Economic Development||$28,000|
|Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 52||$12,500|
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Ross and his wife, J. Kelly, have two children. They currently reside in Montgomery, Alabama.
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- Alabama State Senate
- Senate Committees
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- Quinton Ross campaign website
- Official Alabama State Senate website of Senator Quinton T. Ross, Jr.
- Profile from Open States
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Project Vote Smart biography of Senator Quinton T. Ross Jr. (AL)
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2006, 2002
- Quinton Ross on Facebook
- The Wetumpka Herald, Senate, House elections will be critical (Archived)
- Official State Biography
- TheRepublic.com, "Alabama bingo trial judge has 'reservations,' but does not throw out any charges," July 28, 2011
- Alabama Democrats, "Qualified candidates for public office list," accessed February 25, 2014
- Alabama Republican Party, "State Senate," accessed February 25, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Democratic Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official Republican Primary Results," accessed June 20, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2010 General election results," accessed July 18, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2006 election results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Funds raised by 2006 Alabama Senate candidates," accessed April 15, 2014
- Alabama Secretary of State, "Official 2002 election results," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow The Money, "Funds raised by 2002 Alabama Senate candidates," accessed April 15, 2014
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2006 contributions to Quinton Ross
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