Shadrack McGill

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Shadrack McGill
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Alabama State Senate District 8
Incumbent
In office
November 3, 2010-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 4
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolPaint Rock Valley High School
Personal
BirthdayNovember 6, 1975
Place of birthJackson County, AL
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Shadrack McGill is a Republican member of the Alabama State Senate, representing District 8. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. McGill did not seek re-election in 2014.

Biography

McGill attended North Alabama Community College. He has owned several businesses in the past, and is currently the owner and operator of Hydraulic Seals and Service.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

McGill's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Jobs, economy & taxes
Excerpt: "My #1 priority will be finding ways to get our people back to work. We can do this by bringing more employers here, and helping our existing businesses succeed and expand."
  • Education
Excerpt: "We need a highly educated workforce in order to grow economically... Most importantly, we need to look at how we fund—and run—our K-12 schools."
  • Ethics reform
Excerpt: "Ethics in government is about making it a level playing field for all, and the current system has failed."

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

McGill defeated incumbent Lowell Barron (D) in the November 2 general election.[2]

Alabama State Senate, District 8 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Shadrack McGill (R) 20,603
Lowell Barron (D) 20,016

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, McGill raised $221,861 in contributions.[3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $97,501
New Alabama Leadership Cmte $27,000
Friends Of Jimmy W Holley $15,000
Waggoner For Senate Cmte $11,500
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Endorsements

In 2010, McGill's endorsements included the following:[4]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express

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Personal

McGill and his wife, Heather, have six children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lowell Barron
Alabama State Senate District 8
2010-present
Succeeded by
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