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Tommy Sherer

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Tommy Sherer
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Alabama House of Representatives District 13
Former member
Term in office began
Term in office ended
Political party Democratic
Profession Educator
Tommy Sherer was a Democratic member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing the 13th District, Walker County. He was first elected in 2002.

Sherer worked as a Principal for Jasper City Schools from 1990-2002 and Public Relations Director from 1998-1990.

He is a member of the Kiwanis Club, Cattlemen's Association, Children's Policy Council, First Baptist Church of Jasper, Mental Health Advisory Board, and Sons of the American Legion.[1]

Issue positions

Sherer's answers to the Alabama State Legislative Election 2006 National Political Awareness Test are provided. The test informs voters how a candidate would vote on the issues if elected. He did not provide an answer when asked his top legislative priorities.[2]

Committee assignments

Sherer formerly served on the following committees:



See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Sherer lost his re-election bid to the 13th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He was defeated by Bill Roberts in the November 2 general election.[3]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 13 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Bill Roberts (R) 7,990
Tommy Sherer (D) 5,186


On November 7, 2006, Sherer was re-elected to the 13th District Seat in the Alabama House of Representatives, defeating opponent James Brooks (R).[4]

Sherer raised $54,561 for his campaign, while Brooks raised $500.[5]

Alabama State House, District 13 (2006)
Candidates Votes

Green check mark transparent.png Tommy Sherer (D) 7,298
James Brooks (R) 3,202

Campaign donors


In 2006, Sherer collected $54,561 in donations.

Below are Sherer's top 5 campaign contributors in the 2006 election:[6]

Contributor 2006 total
Seth Hammett Campaign $12,500
AL Education Assoc $10,000
AL State Employees Assoc $3,228
Environmental Campaign Fund $2,500
BellSouth $2,000

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alabama House District 13
Succeeded by
Bill Roberts