Rod Scott

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Rod Scott
Scott r.jpeg
Alabama House of Representatives District 55
Incumbent
In office
2006-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2018
Years in position 8
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 6, 2018
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sYale University
Master'sAmos Tuck School of Business Administration, Dartmouth College
Personal
ProfessionProfessor
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rod Scott is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 55, Jefferson County. He was first elected in 2006.

Biography

Scott received his M.B.A. from the Amos Tuck School of Business Administration at Dartmouth College, and B.A. in Economics from Yale University. He is currently a professor at Miles College.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Economic Development and Incentives
  • Subcommittee on Taxes, Exemptions/Benefits (Ways and Means Education)

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives 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 Rod Scott defeated Eric Major in the Democratic primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 55 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRod Scott Incumbent 64.1% 2,788
Eric Major 35.9% 1,562
Total Votes 4,350

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Scott won re-election to the 55th District seat in 2010. He had no opposition.[6]

2006

On November 7, 2006, Scott was elected to the 55th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running uncontested in the general election.[7]

Scott raised $78,316 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Scott raised $67,899 in contributions.[9]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $10,000
FGA PAC $8,500
L PAC $5,000
Alabama State Employees Association $3,500

2008

Below are Scott's top 5 campaign contributors from 2008, a year in which there was no election:[10]

Contributor 2008 total
Bank Researching Donor $2,000
Birmingham Regional Chamber of Commerce $2,000
Roderick (Rod) H Scott $1,213
AL Industry & Manufacturers $1,000
AL Farmers Federation $1,000

2006

In 2006, Scott raised $78,316 in donations.[11]

Listed below are those that made the largest contributions.

Donor Amount
Cmte To Elect Artur Davis $26,000
Rod Scott $4,481
City PAC $4,000
Alabama Power Co $3,000
FGA PAC $3,000

Personal

Scott and his wife, Carstella, have three children.

Scorecards

See also: State legislative scorecards and State legislative scorecards in Arizona

Legislative scorecards are used to evaluate elected public officials based on voting record. Some scorecards are created by political advocacy groups with a focus on specific issues, while others are developed by newspapers and are broad in scope. Scorecards are meant to be used as a tool for voters to have a quick picture of whether their views align with a particular legislator's record.

Because scorecards can be specific to particular issues or general to a state’s legislative term, for example, each report should be considered on its own merits. Each entity that publishes these reports uses different methodologies and definitions for the terms used.

An overview for scorecards in all 50 states can be found on this page. To contribute to the list of Arizona scorecards, email suggestions to scorecards@ballotpedia.org.

Please see our writing guidelines if you would like to add results from an individual scorecard to this legislator's profile.

Note: As of December 2014, we were unable to locate any scorecards for the state of Alabama. If you are aware of a scorecard Ballotpedia has not included please email it to scorecards@ballotpedia.org.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Rod + Scott + Alabama + House

All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.

Rod Scott News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References

Political offices
Preceded by
'
Alabama House District 55
2006–present
Succeeded by
NA