Wendell Mitchell

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Wendell "Walking" Mitchell
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Alabama State Senate District 30
Former member
Term in office began
1982
Term in office ended
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Attorney, Law School Administration
Wendell 'Walking' Mitchell was a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 30th District from 1982 to 2010. In 2007 he became Deputy President Pro Tempore. Mitchell received a B.S. from Auburn University and a J.D. from the University of Alabama.

Committee assignments

"Pursuant to Senate Rule 47(e), the Deputy President Pro Tempore serves on all Senate standing committees, with the exception of the local legislation committees"[1].

Elections

2010

See also: Alabama State Senate elections, 2010

Mitchell lost his re-election bid to the 30th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. Bryan Taylor defeated him in the November 2 general election.[2]

Alabama State Senate, District 30 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bryan Taylor (R) 25,868
Wendell Mitchell (D) 19,506

2006

On November 7, 2006, Mitchell won re-election to the 30th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, defeating opponent Joan Reynolds (R).[3]

Mitchell raised $514,349 for his campaign, while Reynolds raised $960,314.[4]

Alabama State Senate, District 30 (2006)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wendell Mitchell (D) 22,774
Joan Reynolds (R) 13,927

2002

On November 5, 2006, Mitchell won re-election to the 30th District Seat in the Alabama State Senate, running unopposed in the general election.[5]

Mitchell raised $223,873 for his campaign.[6]

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Mitchell collected $514,349 in donations.[7]

His five largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Education Association $45,000
United PAC $24,750
BIZPAC $19,500
Business Council Of Alabama $15,000
Medical Association of the State of Alabama $14,000

District 30

Mitchell represents Alabama Senate District 30, which includes Butler, Crenshaw and Pike counties and parts of Autauga, Elmore and Lowndes counties[8].

Personal

Mitchell has three children and resides with his wife Rosalind in Luverne, Alabama.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Alabama State Senate District 30
1982–2010
Succeeded by
Bryan Taylor