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Tom Butler

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Tom Butler
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Alabama State Senate District 2
Former member
Term in office began
1994
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Pharmacist/Health Underwriter
Tom Butler is a former Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the District 2 from 1994 to 2010. Previously, he was a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from 1982 to 1994. In 1991, he served as the Senate Majority leader.

Biography

Butler earned his degrees from the University of Alabama and Auburn University.

Committee assignments

Butler formerly served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Butler ran for re-election to the 2nd District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated in the November 2 general election by Bill Holtzclaw.[1]

Alabama State Senate, District 2 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Holtzclaw (R) 33,050
Tom Butler (D) 23,060

2006

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Butler won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Jim Burden (R).[2]

Butler raised $405,062 for his campaign, while Burden raised $11,504.[3]

Alabama State Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Butler (D) 24,584
Jim Burden (R) 16,096

2002

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2002

On November 5, 2002, Butler won re-election to the 2nd District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Steve Andrews (R).[4]

Butler raised $330,735 for his campaign, while Hanson raised $0.[5]

Alabama State Senate, District 2 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Butler (D) 23,922
Steve Andrews (R) 17,488

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Butler collected $405,062 in donations.[6]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $50,000
Alabama Farmers Federation $39,077
Business Council Of Alabama $20,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $20,000

Personal

Butler has two children and resides with his wife, Karen, in Madison, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama House of Representatives
1982-1994
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 2
1994-2010
Succeeded by
Bill Holtzclaw