Alabama House of Representatives, District 43
|Profession||Principal, Leading Organizations, LLC|
Sweet earned her B.A. in Sociology from Louisiana State University in 1969, her M.S.W. in Clinical Social Work from Louisiana State University in 1971 and her Ph.D. in Public Administration and Policy from Virginia Tech in 1996. Her professional experience includes working as Assistant Professor/Program Director for the University of Alabama at Birmingham from 1996 to 2000, Program Associate for United Way of Central Alabama from 2000 to 2001, Executive Director of The Women's Fund of Greater Birmingham from 2003 to 2009 and Principal of Leading Organizations LLC since 2001.
Sweet's website listed the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "I will work to reach to both sides of the aisle to pass strong ethics reforms. When I work in Montgomery, I will work for you, not special interests."
- Excerpt: "Every child deserves to have a good education. Alabama needs to invest in birth-to-five year olds that all children will be prepared to succeed when they start school."
- Excerpt: "We must provide incentives to grow our small businesses and we need to attract more clean industry to Shelby County. We must engage in smart land use planning for our future with adequate infrastructure."
|Alabama House of Representatives, District 43 General Election (2010)|
|Mary Sue McClurkin (R)||16,368|
|Virginia Sweet (D)||4,041|
- Virginia Sweet's campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- List of Democratic candidates certified for the June 1, 2010, primary in Alabama
- Virginia Sweet on Facebook
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