Roger Bedford

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Roger Bedford
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Alabama State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 20
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Senate Minority Leader
2011-2013
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Alabama, 1978
J.D.Cumberland School of Law at Samford University, 1981
Personal
BirthdayJuly 2, 1956
Place of birthFort Belvadere, VA
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Roger H. Bedford, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 6. He was first elected in 1994.

Bedford served as Minority Leader from 2011 to 2013. He served in the Alabama State Senate from 1982 to 1990. He was a candidate for United States Senate in 1996.

Biography

Bedford received a B.A. at the University of Alabama, and a law degree from Cumberland School of Law, Samford University.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Bedford 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 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 be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Roger Bedford, Jr. was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jerry Mays was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bedford will face Larry Stutts (R) in the general election. Stutts was selected to replace Mays on March 20, 2014.[2][3][4][5][6]

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Bedford ran for re-election to the 6th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Jim Bonner in the November 2 general election.[7]

Alabama State Senate, District 6 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Bedford (D) 20,452
Jim Bonner (R) 17,816

2006

On November 7, 2006, Bedford won re-election to the 6th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, running unopposed.[8]

Bedford raised $1,049,529 for his campaign.[9]

2002

On November 5, 2006, Bedford won re-election to the 6th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Betty Frazier (R).[10]

Bedford raised $893,292 for his campaign, while Frazier raised $25,307.[11]

Alabama State Senate, District 6 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Bedford (D) 23,486
Betty Frazier (R) 15,205

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bedford raised $1,086,969 in contributions.[12]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
State Democratic Executive Cmte $56,750
Alabama Education Association $50,000
Tennessee Valley Citizens For Economic Development $43,842
Alabamians For Free Enterprises $26,000
Senate Majority Pac $26,000

2006

In 2006, Bedford collected $1,049,529 in donations.[13]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Roger H. Bedford $77,541
Alabama Education Association $72,000
Jim Folsom Jr Campaign $50,000
Environmental Campaign Fund $35,500
Fund For Alabamas Children & Education $33,500

Personal

Bedford and wife, Maudie, have one child. They currently live in Russellville, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 6
1982–1990
Succeeded by
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Alabama State Senate District 6
1994–present
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