Thomas "Action" Jackson

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Thomas Jackson
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Alabama House of Representatives District 68
Incumbent
In office
1994-Present
Term ends
November 5, 2014
Years in position 20
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$10/day
Per diem$4,308/month
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected1994
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sKnoxville College, 1972
Associate'sSelma University, 1970
Master'sAlabama State University, 1977
Personal
BirthdayAugust 24, 1949
Place of birthThomasville, AL
ProfessionAssociate Pastor
ReligionAfrican Methodist Episcopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Thomas E. "Action" Jackson (b. August 24, 1949) is a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 68, Choctaw, Clarke, Conecuh, Marengo, and Monroe counties. He was first elected in 1994.

Biography

Jackson currently serves as an associate pastor at the Church of God in Christ and the director of the Upward Bound Program at Alabama Southern Community College.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Subcommittee on Agency and Commission Issues
  • Subcommittee on K-12

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives 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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Incumbent Thomas Jackson was unopposed in the Democratic primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jackson won re-election to the 68th District seat in 2010. He defeated Thomas Jackson in the primary and then ran unopposed in the November 2 general election.[5][6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 68 Democratic Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas "Action" Jackson (D) 5,484
Thomas Jackson (D) 2,786

2006

On November 7, 2006, Jackson was re-elected to the 68th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, running unopposed in the general election.[7]

Jackson raised $70,628 for his campaign.[8]

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Jackson raised $16,196 in contributions.[9]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
PAK PAC $5,000
Jackson, Thomas $1,688
*Non-Contribution Income $1,332

2006

In 2006, Jackson collected $70,628 in donations.

Below are Jackson's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[10]

Contributor 2006 total
Poarch PAC $10,000
AL Education Assoc $10,000
Seth Hammett Campaign $4,000
AL Wholesale Beer Assoc $2,500
AL Trial Lawyers Assoc $2,500

Personal

Jackson and his wife, Dorothy, have four children.

He is a member of the Alabama Education Associations, Kappa Alpha Psi, Kiwanis Club, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and National Education Association.[11]

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House District 68
1994–present
Succeeded by
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