|U.S. House, Alabama, District 1|
|Bachelor's||University of Mobile|
|Associate's||Bishop State Community College|
|Place of birth||Mobile, Alabama|
|Profession||Administrator and Legal assistant|
The seat was vacant following the resignation of Rep. Jo Bonner, effective August 15, 2013, as the result of a decision to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.
Powe served as an Administrative Assistant for House District 98 from 2007 to 2009.
Powe earned her AS in Management from Bishop State Community College in 1983. She went on to receive her B.S. in Management from the University of Mobile in 1995. She then received a certification from the University of Alabama, Birmingham and attended extension law courses from LaSalle University. She received her LLM in Law from Novus University in California.
Powe was an administrative assistant to the mayor in 1979. She was also a judgeship secretary in 1986. Beginning in 1982, she worked for "Investment," Systems and Designs, Limited. She worked for Dinkins Financial/Consumer 1st as a Mortgage Broker since 2000.
She has also worked as a legal assistant for the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Powe ran for the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama. She ran in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013. The election was held to replace Jo Bonner, who announced his resignation on May 23, 2013, in order to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.
She was defeated in the Republican primary on September 24, 2013. No candidate secured more than 50 percent of the total vote, requiring a runoff primary on November 5, 2013. Bradley Byrne and Dean Young were the top two winners, and faced off in the runoff primary. The winner advanced to the general election held on December 17, 2013.
|U.S. House, Alabama District 1 Republican Primary, 2013|
|Source: Unofficial results via Associated Press|
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 98 General Election (2010)|
|Napoleon Bracy, Jr. (D)||6,767|
|Sharon L. Powe (R)||3,222|
Powe was endorsed by:
- The Alabama Tea Party Express
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- Miami Herald "9 Republicans, 2 Democrats to run in US House race" Accessed August 6, 2013
- blog.al.com, "BREAKING: Rep. Jo Bonner resigning from Congress," May 23, 2013
- AP Results, "Alabama Special Election Primary," accessed September 24, 2013
- [Information submitted by candidate to BP Staff, August 20, 2013]
- Associated Press, "Alabama - Summary Vote Results ," accessed September 24, 2013
- Statewide general election results (Archived), accessed December 13, 2013
- The Alabama Tea Party Express
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